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Privacy Nightmares: Google Probably Knows your Wi-Fi Password

Thanks to a helpful “backup settings” option built into Android devices (default: on), the passwords used by any Android device to log into wi-fi networks are being sent to Google. Worse: Google can (and has) been compelled to share such information with the government.

Hey, why devote clusters of code-cracking hardware to penetrate network security when a simple subpoena lets you simply get Google to pass the keys straight over to you?

But no worries, right?