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 May 11, 2011  Posted by  Business, Court, Non-U.S., Online

Frank Jordans of the Associated Press reports:

Photographs of streets and houses in Switzerland could disappear from Google’s maps unless the country’s supreme court overturns a ruling requiring an absolute guarantee of anonymity for people pictured in its popular Street View service, the company said Wednesday.

The Internet search giant said it wants the Swiss Federal Tribunal to throw out a lower court decision in April that obliged Google to ensure all faces and vehicle license plates are blurred before uploading pictures to the service that provides panoramic tours of the world’s streets.

Read more in the Chicago Tribune.

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