Google Maps Forgets to Blur Out License Plate, Hysteria Ensues

Sep 8, 2008 • 9:29 am | comments (7) by | Filed Under Other Google Topics

Due to increasing privacy concerns with Google Maps, Google has decided to blur out all identifying information, including heads and license plates. For example, see the blurred head for an example of the measures Google is taking to protect the innocent.

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Apparently, though, forum members think that Google is infallible -- that they could never *possibly* mess up and forget to blur some content. In this case, someone (see URL on screenshot) found a "mistake" but didn't actually remember to link to the page for Google to fix it:

I actually did some searching and found a license plate that didn't seem to be blurred either.

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All in all, I don't consider this to be a big deal, but some forum members consider this a big mistake.

Forum discussion continues at DigitalPoint Forums.

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