Posted by: euromediablog | May 13, 2009

Google’s Street View Unwanted in Greece

Google’s masterplan to enrich its maps service with real photos is facing serious judicial problems in Greece, with local authorities prohibiting Google to take photos of streets and buildings. Thus, before Google’s vehicles are allowed to capture footage for street view, the corporation will have to provide guarantees that its service does not infringe the privacy sphere of Greek citizens.

Similar problems with data protection issues occured recently in Hamburg and Pittsburgh. In both cases, however, the competent courts decided in favour of Google.

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  1. […] vs. The City of Hamburg After the ban in Greece, Google’s service Street View faces once again serious judicial problems in Europe. This time […]

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