Friday, June 15, 2007

Privacy and Google Earth (cont'd) has a useful post on the potential privacy implications for Google Earth Street View in Europe. It is a good read for any company that collects or uses spatial data from European citizens because it helps explain just how broadly European law can be interpreted to protect citizens with respect to personally identifiable information.

Although US laws generally are not as protective, as previously mentioned, there are state laws that need to be considered, such as Section 8.01-40 of the Code of Virginia:

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