[LINK] 'creepy' Google

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Wed May 26 22:51:48 AEST 2010

I suppose you'd have to chase them to get into streetview.  Still  
these guys managed it in flippers, surely they couldn't have been  
running that fast.  How fast can you run in flippers?


On 2010/May/26, at 10:35 PM, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:

>> Just imagine, Google could get creepier and use its cars to collect  
>> all
>> sorts of information and sell leads -- roofs that need fixing ..
> They drive too fast Ash. I happened to be walking along our country  
> town
> main-street one mid-afternoon, and the google camera-car zoomed  
> past. It
> was doing between 40-50klm/hour, and had an 8 sided/lensed camera  
> thingy
> on it's roof, about 3 metres above the ground. I stopped, turned  
> with it
> and waved. But, looking at Google street-view, they snipped me out,  
> with
> a sunny-day view either side of where i was standing, and, with a  
> cloudy
> day, (sans moi) and earlier street view of where i was when it went  
> past.
> Cheers,
> Stephen
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