Spanish Judge Summons Google to Court over Wi-Fi Data

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Google's legal representatives will have to appear before a Spanish court in October to explain the company's collection of details of people's Wi-Fi networks and transmissions.

The Spanish Legal Advanced Communications and Computer Crime Association (Apedanica), an internet rights group, said on Monday that a Madrid court had ordered the appearance for 4 October. Google will have to give details of the instruments used to collect the data, the nature of the data itself and the number of customers affected.

"We are working with the relevant authorities in Spain to answer any questions they may have," a Google spokesperson told ZDNet UK on Wednesday.

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