It has not been the best of months for Google in Europe. Both Finland and Germany raised concerns over Street View, it faces anti-trust suits, and three executives were convicted in Italy of privacy invasion. Now the Associated Press reports:
European Union data privacy regulators are telling Google Inc. to warn people before it sends cameras out into cities to take pictures for its Street View maps, adding to the company’s legal worries in Europe.
Google should shorten the time it keeps the original photos from one year to six months, regulators also said in a letter to the company obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Google was not immediately available for comment.
Read more in the New York Times.