Google Snooping

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If you ever use Google maps, you may have noticed an interesting new feature: Google Streetview.

Most online maps nowadays (including Google) now have satellite images which can be superimposed over the map.  Streetview goes one step further — click on the map, and you get a picture of what the street looks like from street-level, facing any direction.

Obviously, most streets in the world won’t have those images on Google map, so don’t bother looking for your house/street.  But right now, there’s a Google truck driving all around New York, Oakland and other places, taking constant images from all angles for loading onto Google Maps.

What Googlephiles are finding are lot of interesting images — like people entering porn shops, some public displays of affection, etc.

Here’s a site that keeps an ongoing list….