Czechs halt Google’s ‘Street View,’ cite privacy (AP)

FILE - In this July 9, 2008 file photo a google street view car drives near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. The Czech Republic's privacy watchdog said Wednesday  Sept 22 2010 that Google has not been granted permission to expand its mapping feature 'Street View' in their country because it invades peoples' privacy.  The Office for Personal Data Protection last week refused Google Inc. the necessary registration for 'Street View' in the eastern European country following an investigation that began in April but did not explain why.(AP Photo/dda, Michael Kappeler, file)AP – The Czech Republic has refused to grant Google permission to expand its “Street View” because the mapping feature invades peoples’ privacy, the government’s privacy watchdog said Wednesday.

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