The Socialist Party wants Internet company Google prosecuted if it appears that through its StreetView application wireless data networks has been collected and stored.
Arda Gerkens MP from the SP will of caretaker Minister Ernst Hirsch Ballin (Justice) to know whether he agrees the public prosecutor to investigate whether Google has committed criminal offenses.
Last week, Google revealed that in collecting data for Street View service has lots of personal data collected. It records the so-called MAC address of wireless networks that the cars in the passing capture. With that information, Google can accurately determine the location of mobile internet users.
The company also inadvertently also appears to have stored data over unsecured networks were sent when the car passed. Google says that it is an error, and that information was never used.Meanwhile, the collection ceased, and the data collected in conjunction with privacy watchdogs destroyed.
The Socialist Party is upset about the situation with Google, and now wants to Justice Minister Ernst Hirsch Ballin (CDA) clarification. "If it appears that in the Netherlands Data collected and stored by Google, are you prepared to ask the public prosecutor to investigate whether crimes have been committed?", Asks MP Arda Gerkens else.