FCC revelations show that Google's engineer knew Street View would collect data; what one analyst says this and the company's obstructive behaviour to the investigation means for the future.

This article titled “Google’s problem is that it now believes itself above others – evenDid ” was written by Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 1st May 2012 14.02 UTC

It’s never the offence; it’s the cover-up. And if there’s one thing that the last few years have taught us, it’s that the suggestion of a “rogue” worker having acted alone to do something which led to an intrusion is never correct. There has to be a failure of management oversight as well.

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