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Google slapped with yet another fine over Street View

05
Apr
2014

Google was handed a 1 million euro ($1.4 million) fine yesterday by Italy and has already paid it, according to Reuters. This time, Google received a fine for complaints related to its Street View program— in 2010, people complained that the cars were not easily recognizable as Google Street View cars. “Cars belonging to the giant of Mountain View roamed Italy’s streets without being entirely recognizable as such, therefore not allowing the people present in those places to decide whether to be photographed or not,” Italy’s data protection watchdog said in a statement to Reuters. Street View has repeatedly been a cause for concern for Google, leading to multiple controversies around the world. In 2012, Google was fined $25,000 by the FCC for

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