This week, The Guardian put out a scathing report on Google’s business practices, called “Google’s problem is that it now believes itself above others – even governments.” That descriptive title explains what it’s all about—the recent controversy over the data-collecting practices of Google Street View. Long story short, the FCC is investigating how Google illegally collected private data from homes and businesses over unsecured wireless networks when driving around the globe in their little cars with cameras on top (the “street view cars”).
Ron Stauffer is a Boulder-based Internet marketer, web designer/developer, writer, and storyteller. His experience in content creation and public relations has resulted in media coverage from US News & World Report, NBC National News, The Washington Times, Realtor.com, Builder Magazine, AmEx Open Forum, The Colorado Springs Business Journal, The Colorado Springs Gazette, and more. He was also a featured blogger on The Colorado Springs Independent’s website as “The Web Guy.”