Street View Foes Vandalize Vehicle
ONLINE PRIVACY—GERMANYApril 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.