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Google Gives Germans Map Monitor

  • ZDNet, Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:01 PM

In Germany, a number of tech giants -- including Google, Microsoft, and Nokia -- have formed an association to secure consumer privacy. The group just launched a Web site where people can have their homes, license plates, and personal images removed from mapping services, including Google Street View and Nokia Maps. As ZDNet reports: “The new service is part of a commitment voluntarily signed by the companies in the wake of Google and others' decision to start mapping services in Germany.”

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