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Google Street View: undertakings towards German DPAs

The DPO of Hamburg was also called into action in June, when Google sent cars onto the city’s streets to capture images for its Street View service. A dispute arose between Google and the Hamburg DPO about the data protection implications of Street View. The dispute has been settled, and Google has agreed to erase data (even in raw data files) depicting people, property, or cars, upon request.

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