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Google collecting new data across Germany for Google Maps

Monday 25 June 2018 | 16:27 CET | News
Information on when and where the street-view cars will be collecting data in each federal state is available on Google Maps' information page, wrote Heise. Still, Google is not planning to use the new material collected on German streets for its online street view service due to data privacy concerns. While the company would "gladly" update images for Google street view in Germany, German data privacy regulations are preventing this from happening, a spokesperson told Heise.

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