Pranksters are using Google Maps to help Berliners track one of the camera-equipped vehicles Google has sent out to photograph Berlin's streets, after they attached a GPS device the car. So whose privacy is being violated?
SF Examiner: "Google Inc. has been vacuuming up fragments of people's online activities broadcast over public Wi-Fi networks for the past four years, a breach of Web etiquette likely to raise more privacy worries about the Internet search leader."
Wall Street Journal: "Facebook, MySpace and several other social-networking sites have been sending data to advertising companies that could be used to find consumers' names and other personal details, despite promises they don't share such information without consent."
ars Technica: "Microsoft is going on the offensive against Google, accusing the search giant of creating a browser that does not respect user privacy. The company posted a video, embedded below, on TechNet Edge with the following description: "Watch a demo on how Google Chrome collects every keystroke you make..."
Computerworld UK: "A computer security researcher has launched a project designed to provide people greater privacy when using Google, as the company expands the scope of data its collects about its users."
LinuxInsider: "It looks like Google and Apple have picked up one more thing to fight about. Verizon has announced its plans to develop a tablet computer alongside Google, possibly using the Android OS."