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Google's Street View Upsets Privacy Advocates


Google's Street View Upsets Privacy Advocates

Google's new Street View service, which allows users to pull up street-level, 360-degree photos of addresses in major urban areas, is cool and more than a little creepy, but is it legal?...

Legal experts say there is no hard-and-fast legal rule that blesses all public photography. "Privacy laws vary from state to state, but there have been instances where legal liability was found even for photos taken in public," an attorney urging changes to Street View, Kevin Bankston of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007
New York Sun
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