Germany Tells Google to Change Street View Service

A German data protection official threatened Google, the world's largest search company, with "unspecified sanctions" if the company did not change its Street View panoramic photo mapping service to conform to the country's strict privacy laws. Johannes Caspar, the data protection regulator for the German city-state of Hamburg, where Google has its German headquarters, said officials would be forced to pursue unspecified sanctions if he did not receive written guarantees from Google agreeing to changes.

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