Podcast: Google Offers Access Point Mapping Opt-Out

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Last week Google responded to past controversial data collections and Dutch legal efforts by adding a new "opt out" option. A tweak to the name of any wireless access point will tell Google not to collect the location data for the device. The response by the media and our readers included terms like "laughter," "blunder," and "joke." What can we learn from Google’s opt out offer and the tech community’s response?

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