Google continues to collect images in South Africa from this week

By bne IntelliNews July 12, 2010
Google Inc will continueto collect images in South Africa from this week for its three-dimensionalmapping service. In May, Google said the fleet of cars used to photographstreets worldwide had collected personal information sent by consumers overwireless networks, including e-mail messages and passwords. This caused severalcountries to probe the companys data collection methods as consumers andregulators are showing increasing concern about how web sites handle personalinformation. Google has said its cars will no longer collect wi-fi information,just photos and 3D imagery.

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