Google Fuzzes out Faces in Privacy Push

Google has rolled out a new technology which automatically blurs any human face appearing in street-level photographs taken for use in its mapping services by its fleet of camera-mounted vehicles. The blurring technology, which will be retrospectively applied to all existing Street View images and incorporated in all future releases of the popular mapping feature, is intended to mollify concerns about the potentially intrusive nature of the service. Google will shortly previewed the face-blurring technology on the Street View images found on its Manhattan maps

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