Google Street View has been given approval to drive on the other side of the street on the other side of the pond.
The company's controversial photo-mapping tool has gotten the green light from the U.K.'s privacy watchdog group. Street View uses special vehicles with panoramic cameras to snap pictures of streets. It then uses the digital images as part of its online mapping service, so that people can see what locations look like.
Privacy groups in the U.K. have criticized the tool, saying it could violate privacy and data protection laws. These privacy advocates have … Read more