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Street Level Google Flashes The World – Literally

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Ironically, you’ll need the latest version of Flash to see this. Google’s latest addition to its Maps service – Street-Level pictures – could cause some folks to get their, um, panties in a twist.

That is, unless they don’t mind showing their thongs to all of creation. San Francisco is pretty well known for its liberal tendencies, so maybe she’s cool with it.

Or maybe it’s an art exhibit. The query was, after all, for a museum.

If you’re looking at this article through your fingers to maintain your pure thoughts, here’s a brief description: the street level view shows a young lady getting into or out of a white pickup.

While it’s not exactly the Full Monty – and certainly viewable on network TV – I don’t know too many young ladies on this coast that would be comfortable showing their underwear, literally, to the world. (Click on the image to see it better on Google Maps. — UPDATE: the image has been removed from Google Maps.)

A Flash in the Van

 

But we’re going to look anyway, aren’t we? In the end, it’s not a picture of her face.

Sorry for being cheeky.

And for cracking jokes.

This is a mild PG-13 example, but it makes you wonder what else photographers have captured at the street level, and how much Google is monitoring or approving the pictures that show up there. It’s only been a week or so since the Street-Level view was launched and already we’ve been mooned.

Privacy, for sure, seems a thing of the past.

Willie Nelson, whatever you do, do it indoors.

Street Level Google Flashes The World – Literally
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  • Mapper99

    This is getting interesting. Check out this huge list of privacy invasions:

    http://www.laudontech.com/StreetView/streetview.html

  • Joe

    It seems Google has already yanked the pic from the server.