Swiss Express Privacy Concerns with Google Street View

Swiss privacy commissioner says “nein” to Google Street View
By Eric Bangeman | Last updated August 23, 2009, Ars Technica

…Just days after launching Street View in Portugal, Switzerland, and Taiwan, the search giant has been told by the Swiss Government that it needs to yank the Street View from its Swiss maps, a development that has left the search giant “surprised.” Hanspeter Thür, the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), has accused Google of not having taken the necessary steps to safeguard the privacy of Swiss citizens. …

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