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Google Pays Only $1 In Trespassing Suit

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PITTSBURGH — Google Inc. has acknowledged that it trespassed when it took a photo of a Pittsburgh-area house for its Street View service, but wi...

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 ...

PHOTO: Google Captures Naked German Escaping From Trunk?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Street View recently launched in 20 cities in Germany, and already the first mysterious sighting has occurred. The odd scene appeared at 39 Zw...

Czechs Halt Google's 'Street View,' Cite Privacy

AP | KAREL JANICEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic has refused to grant Google permission to expand its "Street View" because the mapping feature invades peoples' priv...

Is Google's Spy-Fi About Privacy, or Something More?

Christian Sandvig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christian Sandvig

Google is explicit that its mission is to organize all of the world's information. But much of that information is being created, today, for the first time -- and Google is a big part of that story.

Unflattering Google Street View Photo Inspires Man's MASSIVE Weight Loss

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A British man searching for a way to lose weight, finally found inspiration when he saw a Google Street View image of his own enormous belly jutting o...

Czechs BAN Google From Expanding 'Street View'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PRAGUE — Authorities in the Czech Republic have banned Google Inc. from continuing in its mapping feature "Street View" in the eastern European ...

FCC Probes Google 'Wi-Spy' Breach

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Google Inc. broke the law by inadvertently sucking up fragments of e...

Brooklyn Heroin Dealers Caught On Google Maps

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Google Street View captured three heroin dealers outside a Williamsburg bodega, "where they peddled their product to hipsters and other dope fiends" r...


The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Street View, a mapping service that lets users explore panoramic digital images of public roads, has been accused of exposing private homes to ...

Privacy in the Millennial Age: Are We Oversharing or Undersharing?

Jessica Massa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Massa

Privacy in a digital era. Here we go again! One of the great issues of our time (or so you would think, based on the fact that someone always seems to...

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, Perspective And The Existence Of God

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Like those who interpret the image from Google Street View, some of whom see God and some of whom see bird poop, when it comes to God, we tend to see what we believe, not believe what we see.

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...

Researcher Builds Google Street View 'Pedestrian Remover' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Imagine encountering leashed dogs without dog walkers, or shoes filled just with ankles - when scoping out potential apartments using Google Street Vi...

Travel The World With Google Street View

Farryn Weiner | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Farryn Weiner

With famous attractions like Pompeii and Stonehenge on the screen, you can hop from Asia to Africa with out breaking a sweat, or your bank account.

Google CEO Tries To Allay Privacy Fears

The Local | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google CEO Eric Schmidt said on Thursday he understood why Germans were uneasy about the company's Street View service for historical reasons, as he b...

Mom FURIOUS After Google Posts Naked Photo Of Her Son Online | By Amar Toor — Jul 1st 2010 at 7:15AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When Claire Rowlands searched Google Street View for her mother's home, she expected to see her mom's garden, car and front fence. One thing she didn'...

Vuvuzela Invades Google Street View | 35 Minutes Ago Brenna Ehrlich 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has added an awesome little Easter Egg to the service when one surfs through maps of South Africa: a vuvuzela clutched in peg man's hot little ...

Google Collected Email Passwords, French

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google scooped up sensitive data such as passwords when putting together its Street View service, suggests an early look at the information. ...

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...

Privacy Panic Focuses on Wrong Issues

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

If you want to be paranoid, why worry about tiny amounts of unencrypted data picked up by passing vehicles? You'd be better off worrying about the data Google really does have access to.

Google Street View Captures Girl's 'Body' Sprawled On Sidewalk

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Residents of a Worcester neighborhood in the UK feared foul play when they saw a Google Street View image showing what seemed to be a girl's corpse sp...

Google RAIDED By Korea Police In Street View Probe

AP | Jun Yang and Saeromi Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police investigators raided Google's Seoul offices on Tuesday on suspicion the Internet search company was ill...

Google Hit With Restraining Order Over Private Wifi Data | Nick Saint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An Oregon judge has issued a restraining order forbidding Google from destroying data the company accidentally recorded from private wifi networks wit...