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Editor-At-Large: Plans to invade our privacy make Street View look discreet

I thought the point of an Information Commissioner was to protect the rights of the individual, but the current incumbent, Christopher Graham, doesn't inspire much confidence. Last May, Google admitted it had "inadvertently" amassed a staggering amount of personal information about our Wi-Fi networks, collected by its Street View cameras from 2006 until earlier this year. That seems to be a very long time to collect stuff without noticing how contentious it might be. The company said it was profoundly sorry, and had no intention of passing this information on to third parties or exploiting it for commercial gain. Nevertheless, it has not said how it is going to destroy the data or how securely it is currently stored. In an interview last week, Google said it was still deciding what to do with it.

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One of Britain's biggest commercial radio bosses today appeared to rule out hiring Chris Moyles if he leaves Radio 1 - as he would not fit his station's "strategy".

Cake for Moyles cost licence-fee payers £125

Radio 1 boss Andy Parfitt spent £125 on a cake to celebrate DJ Chris Moyles becoming the longest-serving host of its breakfast show – then claimed the cost back on expenses.

Radio 1 boss Andy Parfitt put £125 cake on expenses

Radio 1 boss Andy Parfitt spent £125 on a cake to celebrate DJ Chris Moyles becoming the longest-serving host of the breakfast show and then claimed the cost back on expenses.

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Evans: 'It's time for Moyles to leave show'

Chris Evans, the radio DJ, has said his breakfast rival Chris Moyles should leave his Radio 1 show, claiming he had "lost perspective".

BBC denies Moyles is set to defect

The BBC insisted last night that the Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles remained under contract at the Corporation despite reports that the breakfast show presenter was planning to sign with rivals Global Radio, which is launching Capital FM nationwide early next year. Last month Moyles complained of a "lack of respect" from his current employers, claiming on air that he had not been paid since July.

Radio One DJ Chris Moyles 'still in contract with BBC'

Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles "remains in contract" with the BBC after reports that the controversial presenter could leave for a rival station, a spokeswoman said today.

Forget Radio 2: In five years' time, we'll all be going Smoooth

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Radio 1 boss sticks with Chris Moyles after pay rant

Radio 1 controller Andy Parfitt today backed his Breakfast Show presenter following a half-hour on-air rant about pay - but admitted: "It wasn't the best Chris Moyles programme I've ever heard."

'Moody' Chris Moyles plays down BBC rant

Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles today played down an on-air rant against the BBC for not paying him for two months, claiming he could be "moody" first thing in the morning.

'Can you imagine if Terry Wogan had not got paid?' – Moyles takes on his bosses

Chris Moyles has angered many people in his controversial career, including the gay lobby, child sex campaigners and Poles. Now he's taken on his own bosses at the BBC in an extraordinary on-air rant.

Chris Moyles hits out at BBC during on-air rant

Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles hit out at his BBC bosses today in an extraordinary rant on his breakfast show, accusing them of "a huge lack of respect" and revealing he had not been paid since July.

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