Locals Only - A Column From Search Engine Land

The Street View feature in Google Maps has caused a flurry of attention from people ranging from privacy advocates to voyeurs to legislators. The ability to pan around browsing photos shot along streets seems fun and compelling, though it’s also raised all sorts of issues and controversy as our ability to search and process information has grown quicker than policies have evolved to deal with it all.

Here’s a handful of some of the interesting images we’ve gathered from various sources to highlight some of the notable aspects of the feature.

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