Google stills holds sensitive New Zealand WiFi information

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Google has come under fire from the New Zealand Privacy Commission after it was forced to admit that it still holds sensitive information it illegally obtained from New Zealand WiFi networks.

Some WiFi users’ information was accessed when Google captured data from unsecured WiFi networks during its Street View filming in 2008.

Google told government officials in July that it still had payload information from WiFi networks, despite saying months earlier that all information had been destroyed and it had been verified by an independent agency.

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