Google banned from Austrian roads over WLAN scandal

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Austrian data protection watchdogs have stopped Google from filming the country’s streets for its controversial Street View service.The Federal Data Protection Commission (DSK) said today (Thurs) it had decided to take the drastic step over news that Google had “accidentally” recorded wireless LAN internet connection information using its cars in in some European countries.A DSK […]

Innsbruck mayor to retire from politics


Innsbruck Mayor Hilde Zach announced yesterday (Thurs) evening that she would retire from politics.Zach, 67, who was elected on the Liste für Innsbruck (List for Innsbruck) ticket, had cancer years ago and is reportedly in poor health. It is expected that Deputy Mayor Christine Oppitz-Plörer, also elected on the List for Innsbruck ticket, will succeed […]