German Minister Takes on Google Street View

Many in Berlin have long viewed Google’s Street View service with some suspicion. Now, Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner has called for better privacy laws. She says that even intelligence agencies wouldn’t “collect photos so unabashedly.”Those wishing to peer into German front yards are often disappointed. In cities and towns across the country, tall fences and dense hedges have long been favored as way to ward off prying eyes.
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,676616,00.html

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