[kwlug-disc] [OT] Google sniffing wifi, collecting emails and passwords.
bjonkman at sobac.com
Fri Jun 25 22:13:49 EDT 2010
On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 16:40 -0400, Chris Irwin wrote:
> Google doesn't know your MAC address. They don't even know your
> machine's private IP address.
Of course, this whole thread started because Google was recording
wireless router MAC addresses (which COULD be useful for geolocation).
But an AP's MAC address has no correlation to the IP address your ISP
assigns. So we're all safe, right?
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