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Maintaining Privacy on Google Street View?


  • SumoMe

Google Street View’s a nifty little tool when you want to find your away around without having to physically do so. But when you’re peering into the streets like that, privacy’s an issue. One of the many concerns include the invasion of personal space when images of homes which were supposed to be secluded and private were now open for all to see. Other dissatisfactions consists of taking unauthorised pictures of public areas and also the undesirable actions of the public. No one likes to see shame.

As for the violation cases in Japan, Google Japan has created an insanely cute stop motion video to bring across its efforts in upholding privacy rights.

Google Japan: Stree View Privacy

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