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Re: Opt-out for wifi network of the Google Location Server

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 16:25:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CAFNgM+Y3Q1KrZBFrFW+CBRjFr0wk65+DNBVAgUDohVPG1dyy3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
On 25 November 2011 14:37, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com> wrote:
> This seems like a bad farce.
> Owners of Wifi network access point have all
> to change their SSID to opt-out of Google Cars
> collecting geolocation.
>
> We know that will probably not change anything
> because most of the people will be ignorant on
> how to change their network SSID.
>
> I would have understood an opt-in scenario with
> Google trying to convince people it is good for
> the community to opt-in.

My reading was that an important audience here is the box
manufacturers, and the companies that configure and install them.

Dan
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