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Street View Foes Vandalize Vehicle

ONLINE PRIVACY—GERMANY

April 1, 2010

Foes of a Google mapping feature vandalized a car used to photograph German cities and towns this week, The Local reports. On Tuesday, the camera-clad vehicle of a Street View photographer was found with deflated tires and slashed camera cables, the report states. Street View offers Internet users panoramic views of cities and towns in a growing list of nations across the world. The feature has come under scrutiny in Germany, where data protection authorities have expressed privacy concerns.
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