Street view on Google Maps comes to Switzerland

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Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Google maps, the application from internet giant Google, just released a new version of  its maps application that includes street views, seamless 360° views of the centre of most Swiss cities.  Taken by vans that cruised around the city centre taking countless photographs, the project has caused concern around the world […]

Google street view curbed in Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland (20 Minutes and Le Nouvelliste, Fre) – Google street view, the internet giant’s street level photos of cities around the world, will have to ensure the privacy of persons and property in Switzerland by obtaining permission from anyone photographed, before publishing images, the federal data protection and information commissioner (FDPIC) said on Swiss […]