November 3, 2010
There was a “significant breach” of the Data Protection Act when Google collected personal data via its Street View cars, the UK’s Information Commissioner has ruled.
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But Google will not face a fine or any punishment, Christopher Graham added.
Instead, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will audit Google’s data protection practices.
The move marks a U-turn for the ICO which originally ruled that no data breach had occurred.