When sued by a Pennsylvania couple after their home (on a private road clearly marked as private property) appeared on Google’s Street View pages, Google said that

Today’s satellite image technology means that even in today’s desert, complete privacy does not exist

Yes, I admit it’s true. But can we have SOME PRIVACY if we do not have all? At least, people will not see details of a house or a face from any public satellite image. While this is what Google is doing.

I actually use street view some time. It is not a bad or evil service from theory. But can Google do some extra efforts to respect our little privacy? Such as blur our faces on their images, or limit their street view cars in public places only.

You can read the full story here.

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