Cox Requests "Street View" Information from Google
John Sellek or Joy Yearout 517-373-8060
June 17, 2010
Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox today announced that his
office has requested information from Google regarding reports that the company
may have intercepted information transmitted over unprotected wireless
networks. Google's "Street View" vehicles may have collected data about
"Michigan citizens concerned about their privacy deserve to know
what information Google collected, and if their personal information is secure,"
said Cox. "We want to ensure that Michigan citizens' privacy rights were not
violated, even if unintentionally."
requested under the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act [18 U.S.C. §
2703(f)], requests the following information from Google:
The information from Google must be provided to the Attorney
General's Office on or before June 27, 2010.
Michigan residents with questions or concerns may contact the
Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division toll-free by calling
877-765-8388 or by visiting our website,