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Google Street View to comply with privacy laws

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GoogleGoogle Street View application features close-up views of city streets which may include images of people. Canadian Privacy Commissioner has brought up the issue that it might violate the country’s privacy law as it disclosed information of individuals without consent. Responding to the matter, Google introduced a process where people could contact the company to remove their images. Google Street View will slowly become available in other countries and Google said it will respect the laws of each country.

Via [ComputerWorld]

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  • Big Brother

    Check out this list of the "alleged" Google Street View privacy invasions already discovered in the US:

    http://www.laudontech.com/google-street-view/google-street-view.html

    There is even a Google Street View capture of a woman going in for an HIV test!