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24 January 2018 09:41 (South Africa)

Czech Republic cracks down on Street View

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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