Is Google Swamped in Lawsuits?
Now Google has reached a $7 million settlement over the claims with the 38 states involved in the case as well as with the District of Columbia. Spokespeople for the attorney generals from several states would not comment on settlement talks earlier this week, but it appears they have they have gone smoothly.
As part of the settlement, Google will have to educate its employees on privacy issues related to user data, and it will also have to sponsor a national public-service campaign on wireless network security and methods of protecting of personal information.
Google will also seek out and destroy the stored information that it acquired through the challenged means. This includes data stored in the U.S.-based Street View vehicles between 2008 and March 2010…