Reply to post: Didn't Google get in trouble for this?

US cop goes war-driving to find stolen gear by MAC address

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Didn't Google get in trouble for this?

Google collected MAC address data as it's cars were driving around. Which is what this guy is also doing.

Kind of suspecting this could turn into the thin edge of a wedge, where routine Wifi data collection by law enforcement becomes the norm ("because reasons"). :(

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