Google changes Street View privacy policy

Friday, 24 August 2007, 1:21 PM EST

Google has changed its privacy policy on its Street View feature to obscure faces and car number plates on request. CNET reports that the company policy change took place weeks ago but has only just come to light.

Street View is a Google product which consists of photographs of streets in the US. The company has faced criticism because people's faces, car number plates and even views into their houses are visible in the photographs.

At Out-Law.

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