Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on June 7 urged Google to "come clean to the American public" on whether the search engine illegally collected data in the state from personal and business wireless computer networks for its mapping service, becoming the first U.S. state to join in what has become an international controversy, reports the Associated Press. The controversy stems from the search engine's Street View feature, which provides pictures of neighborhoods. Last month, Google representatives acknowledged they had mistakenly collected data over public Wi-Fi networks in more than 30 countries. During a news conference, Blumenthal said the data collection...

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