[kwlug-disc] [OT] Google sniffing wifi, collecting emails and passwords.

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 21 16:11:48 EDT 2010


--- On Mon, 6/21/10, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
> But isn't this the logical result of using wireless
> technology?

Yes, this is a risk. No two ways about it.

But it is a matter of scale.

People that drive by my home will know what my MAC address is but then they already know where my home is. Now Google is collecting that data and can share it with anyone they want.

Raul Suarez

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