Earlier this week, Google faced audit from the Data Protection Authority, Hamburg, Germany regarding their Google Maps application Street View. Reportedly, Google have been “mistakenly” collecting samples of payload data from unsecured Wireless networks. More detailed information in the company blog here .
Google have been already encrypting Gmail for all users, and if the blog hints anything, world’s most used search engine will soon be offering encrypted version of itself. This is an awesome step and one which may change how we access mass data around in the web. What this means is that, none “but Google” will know what you will be searching from now on. Well, just you may know, till then or even after (unless Google plays bad with them ), you can use https://ssl.scroogle.org/ for secured Google search.