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Video: "Street View:" Inventive Or Invasive?

January 4, 2008

Google photographed the streets of five cities — New York, San Francisco, Denver, Miami and Las Vegas — with a special 360-degree camera mounted on a van.

The snapshots range from amazingly detailed to boringly mundane. It's a great tool for tourists or home-sick transplants, but privacy advocate Kevin Bankston, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said Google is being too invasive.

Monday, June 11, 2007
CBS Evening News
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