Oct 242010
 October 24, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

David Murphy reports:

Life’s about to get a bit more frustrating for Google’s international Google Maps teams. That’s because regulators in Italy have mandated that Google take additional measures to warn local populaces when its Street View cars are out and about—and, more importantly, taking pictures of unsuspecting passersby and locations alike.

According to Italian newspaper La Stampa, Google will now have to ensure that its Street View cars are clearly and obviously marked—as if the giant cameras on top weren’t enough of a giveaway.

Read more on PC World.

Via @marshallyoum

Personally, I’d love to see some Italians put up a huge blowup image of Mark Zuckerberg to shield any snaps of their home. Wouldn’t that make for an interesting Street View? 🙂

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