Email Communication and Internet Security Study Group
We talked about Google's "engineering glitch" that caused its Google Mobile to capture household wireless network passwords while in the process of simply taking pictures of houses on the street. Fred concurred that if Streetview had this technology then what the heck was the Google mobile doing in our Parliament buildings? Fred also made us aware of the revelations that Edward Snowden (NSA whistleblower) leaked regarding tech companies including Google, Yahoo and Facebook that were working closely with American spy agencies by allowing unfeathered access to their servers.
There was a brief discussion on how the search engine now uses localization and personalization to offer a more accurate search result for its users.