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Google pays EUR 1 mln fine in Italian Street View case

Friday 4 April 2014 | 10:27 CET | News
The Italian data protection authority Garante Privacy has confirmed that Google has paid a EUR 1 million fine over complaints that the Street View cars it used to record images in 2010 were not clearly recognisable. "Cars belonging to [Google] roamed Italy's streets without being entirely recognisable as such, therefore not allowing the people present in those places to decide whether to be photographed or not," it said in a statement. Google replied that the fine "relates to an old case that dates back to 2010. We complied with everything the [regulator] required of us at the time." The

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Companies: Google
Countries: Italy
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