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May 16, 2012 10:00 pm

Google Street View Cars Are Closely Tracked by IDF

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Google Street View Car in Southampton, Hampshire, England. Photo: wiki commons.

Israel National News – The IDF has been closely monitoring Google’s Street View Project, placing tracking devices on the Street View cars to ensure they do not go where they are not allowed to, the military’s Bamahane magazine reveals.

Israeli security authorities including the IDF Military Intelligence Formation agreed to allow Google to operate the Street View Project in Israel after Google recognized that Israel’s status as a country under terrorist threat justifies limiting the internet colossus’s freedom to take photos, the magazine reported.

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