Google maps under scrutiny again

Thursday, 13 September 2007, 11:59 AM EST

The Street View feature of Google Maps, with its close-up views of city streets and recognizable shots of people, could violate a Canadian law protecting individual privacy, officials said.

Google introduced street-level map views in May, giving web users a series of panoramic, 360-degree images of nine US cities. Some of the random pictures feature people in informal poses who can clearly be identified.

At Australian IT.

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