European Data Protection Digest

Police Drop Street View Probe

ONLINE PRIVACY—FINLAND

June 4, 2010

Finnish police have dropped their investigation into whether Google's Street View mapping service violated the nation's privacy legislation, AFP reports. The investigation began in February at the request of a Raahe resident who was captured in one of the photographs taken for the feature while seated in the garden of a private residence last summer. This week, the resident told police "he no longer had any demands in the case."
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