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Google Street View Privacy

How To Remove Your House From Google Street View

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology

Stars like Paul McCartney and Jimmy Page are asking Google to blur out their houses on Street View, but that's not a feature exclusive to celebrities....

PHOTO: You've Just Seen A Ghost

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Paolo Cirio has a problem with Google. Specifically, Cirio's beef is with Google Street View, the web giant's mammoth project providing 360-degree...

Google Lets You Take A Virtual Vacation (Kinda)

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.11.2012 | Technology

Don't have the time (or money) to see the castles of Japan or the valleys of Norway? Not to worry -- you're not alone in being glued to your office ch...

Google Wins Partial Repeal Of Street View Privacy Ruling

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

GENEVA — Switzerland's supreme court has ruled that Google doesn't need to be perfect when it comes to privacy. The Internet giant has won a pa...

New Country Approves Google Street View, Drops Privacy Concerns

Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

DANIEL ESTRIN, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST (JERUSALEM) -- Israel has given Google a green light to photograph its streets after a deal with the Internet gi...

Google's Street View Cars Grabbed Locations Of 'Millions' Of Phones, PCs

CNET | Declan McCullagh | Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Street View cars collected the locations of millions of laptops, cell phones, and other Wi-Fi devices around the world, a practice that raise...

Google Loses Bid To End Privacy Violation Suit

Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

By Andrew Longstreth NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc can be sued for allegedly violating federal wiretap law in a lawsuit over the data collectio...

Google Street View Told To Halt Filming In India

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 08.21.2011 | Technology

NEW DELHI — Google has been barred from taking pictures of streets in India for its popular Street View service until it obtains approval from t...

Swiss Court: Google Street View Must Guarantee Anonymity

Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

(FRANK JORDANS, AP) GENEVA -- A Swiss court has ruled that Google Inc. must guarantee anonymity before publishing faces and license plates captured in...

EGG BLITZ: Google 'Fans' Allegedly Attack Homes Blurred On Street View

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Some German residents who opted out of Google's Street View service received a hostile response on Saturday, when an unspecified number of homes, all ...

Google Faces Landmark Fine For 'Gross Invasion Of Privacy'

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google faces being the first company to incur heavy fines under British privacy laws, after admitting downloading private emails and passwords. ...

Google Admits Street View Cars Scooped Passwords, Emails In Privacy Breach

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google came under fire in May of this year after it admitted that its Street View cars had mistakenly collected users' private data sent over non-pass...

Google Bends To German Privacy Concerns

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BERLIN — Google Inc. said Thursday it would double the amount of time Germans have to opt out of having their homes shown in its "Street View" f...

Australia: Google Violated Privacy Law

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SYDNEY — Google broke Australia's privacy law when it collected private information from wireless networks, the country's privacy commissioner s...

Google Street View Logs WiFi Networks, Mac Addresses: REPORT

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE 4/27/2010 4:46PM ET: Google's European Public Policy blog has posted a detailed explanation of the data collected by Google cars. --- Googl...

Google Wins Street View Privacy Case

Guardian | Jemima Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An American couple who attempted to sue Google over what they claimed was its "privacy invading" Street View technology have lost their case in a Penn...