Why There’s Almost No Google Street View In Germany – Cheddar Explains

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Have you ever used Google Street View to look around Europe and wondered why Germany is almost entirely blank? For years Google has tried to get Street View into the country, yet has faced heavy public backlash every time. Cheddar explains why Germany is so anit-Street View, and why Google won’t give up the fight.

Further reading:

Big Think
https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/germany-street-view?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

NY Times
https://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/23/germanys-complicated-relationship-with-google-street-view/

Inverse
https://www.inverse.com/article/32886-google-map-privacy-variation

Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-germany-legacy-of-stasi-puts-different-perspective-on-nsa-spying/2013/11/18/a0b1b37c-4940-11e3-b87a-e66bd9ff3537_story.html?utm_term=.3450527a6aec

BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7959362.stm

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