Czech Republic cracks down on Street View

By Andy Rice 14 September 2010

Officials in the Czech Republic have turned down Google's application for the company to continue taking images in that country to add to its Street View application. Czech Office for Personal Data Protection contends that this practice could break privacy laws, but it has not prevented Google from using images that have already been captured. Google has faced criticism, and even law suits, in several countries since it launched the Street View service.  Read more: Reuters



The Trojan Horse that wheeled R600m out of state-owned entities

By Susan Comrie for amaBhungane

Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.