Backing Up Android to Google Mean Giving Them Your Password

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http://forums.androidcentral.com – Article by Kevin Perrish on Tom's Hardware (his source, ComputerWorld): Backup up your android device means giving Google the key to your network. "Did you know Google is collecting Wi-Fi passwords saved on Android smartphones and tablets? You can thank the baked-in backup feature in Android for this, as the platform sends personal data into the cloud so that when users purchase a new Android device or need to restore one to factory defaults, all settings can be restored after signing into a Google account, even Wi-Fi passwords. Say, for instance, you have the first-generation (HowTos)