Protecting innocent — and not so innocent — bystanders

Technique removes pedestrians from Google Street View images

By Rachel Ehrenberg, 11:39 AM August 13, 2010

Google’s all-seeing eye gives some people the willies. The technology megalith’s Street View provides panoramic spreads of city streets, allowing users to stroll virtually in places they have never been. Apartment hunters can peek at houses from real estate listings. The directionally challenged can look for landmarks on the way to their destinations. But Street View shows much more than what’s there. It also reveals who was in a neighborhood, and whatever they were up to, at the moment the ...

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