May 13, 2008

Google Testing "Face Blurring" for Street View

Greetings. Given all of the negative brouhaha regarding Google Street View, the overwhelmingly vast majority of which I consider to be unwarranted, I hope that Street View detractors will take note of Google's testing of technology to blur faces in Street View images.

There's no legal requirement forcing Google to do this (at least in the U.S., and I haven't heard of such requirements elsewhere), but they're clearly trying to go the extra mile in this regard.

It will be interesting to see if Google's mapping competitors are equally proactive.


Posted by Lauren at May 13, 2008 07:41 PM | Permalink
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