Google fined in Street View probe

Posted by & filed under Cyber Security, IT Security, IT Trends, Wi-Fi, Wireless.

Discussion:  The FCC fined Google $25,000 for intentionally impeding and delaying an investigation into Street View, Google’s street mapping system.  Street view cars in 30 countries logged private information, such as passwords and email addresses, from unsecured Wi-Fi networks.  The FCC has significant questions about the Street View project, and have subpoenaed the Google engineer who… Read more »

FCC scrambles to cope with data avalanche

Posted by & filed under IT Governance, IT Infrastructure, IT Planning, IT Standards, IT Trends, Wireless.

Discussion:  The need for space to transmit the growing amount of data on smartphones and other handheld devices is expanding exponentially, and will soon overrun the current capacity.  The FCC is trying to come up with  a solution to help solve this problem, and so far the answer is to capture the staticy space between… Read more »