What Happens on WiFi & the Internet

        "Interesting to read what can -- and seemingly does -- happen on WiFi and the Internet these days," Jim Hamm comments.  "Two thoughts on the following article: first, people using unencrypted WiFi are just putting themselves at risk. Not too smart. Second, I find it hard to believe Google -- or any other enterprise, for that matter -- would put a program out on the street and not test, or know, what it was doing or capturing.
        "Google said: 'Google's intention was only to record the identity and position of Wi-Fi hotspots in order to power a location service it operates, the company said. However, the software it used to record that information went much further, intercepting and storing data packets, too.'
        "Now, I ask you, why didn't Google know that beforehand?" ... Jim