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Now you can embed Google Street View and Photosphere imagery

James O'Malley Google, Web 2.0, Websites Leave a Comment

Google has updated its maps software so that website developers can now embed Google Street View images directly into web pages. The update also works for "Photospheres" - which is what Google calls Street View for the insides of buildings - like you can see in the above embed. The even better news for developers…

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Street View gets the all clear from the Information Comissioner

Duncan Geere Websites Leave a Comment

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Privacy International‘s complaints to the Informational Commissioner’s Office (ICO) about Google’s Street View have been overruled, reports claim.

The introduction of the service to the UK hasn’t been without controversy, but the ICO says that Street View does not break privacy laws – it’s more like a televised football match where obtaining the consent of every attendee is impractical.

To try and quash privacy complaints, Google already blurs faces and number plates from its service, and will take down any pictures on request. The ICO said it would continue to monitor the situation.

(via VNUNet)

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