back to article Strumpets strut Spain's Street View

We're obliged to Manuel Santos this fine-ish spring morning for evidence of what happens when the newest kid on the net surveillance block meets a representative of the world's oldest profession, in this case on Madrid's Calle del Desengaño: Prostitute on Madrid's Calle del Desengaño Yup, the gynaecological clinic is a nice …

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  1. Paul Murphy

    Keep up the good work..

    We need to know this.

    can I have your jobs please?

    ttfn

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Dead Vulture

    "algorhythm"?

    Is that a funky bit of software?

  3. C Yates
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    Google by name...

    ... google by nature =)

    Great work ^_^

  4. Christos Georgiou
    Coat

    Internet queries

    I'll be waiting for the unification of Wolfram Alpha and Google, so that when I type "Where's the good stuff?", the uber-search engine understands exactly what "stuff" I mean and will point me to the nearest provider, with photos and all.

    That will be the real Deep Thought (DNA had to rephrase the Throat part, and so will Google and Wolfram). Hopefully results will come faster than the original imaginary one.

  5. Yorkshirepudding
    Go

    uses for street view #4

    perving in safety thank you google!

  6. Luis Ogando
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    Arse Obscuring

    'although its arse-obscuring tech clearly needs some fine tuning'

    Er... NO, it doesn't.!! But I wouldn't mind fine-tuning those colos buenos!!

    EL-PHWWOOAARRR!!

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Happy

    whats a title?

    five clicks to the left and you'll see that the coppers arent far :)

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    But Shurlry

    "arse-obscuring tech" LOL, what 's next Google-arse? Would have thought there is an obvious method for obscuring arses, well for a couple of minutes anyway.

    Paris, whose arse has never been obscured

  9. Onionman

    Just one (kneejerk) question

    What's the IT ang...

    ODFO.

    O

  10. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    "Would have thought there is an obvious method for obscuring arses"

    Yup, turn off BBC Parliament.

  11. Dave in the States
    Joke

    Algorythm...

    Algorythm = family planning practiced by former US Vice President

    PS Don't as about the "George Bush"

  12. steogede

    Better Angle

    http://tinyurl.com/better-angle

  13. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Check out the wheel blurring...

    Nice to see Google on form today :)

    If you take the "Better Angle from steogede" above,

    http://tinyurl.com/better-angle

    and scroll to the right (so the north indicator turns from 2 o'clock to 11 o'clock), you can see Google's beta wheel blurring tech working nicely on the blue beemer.

    Shame about el pimpe left out in the open?!

  14. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    hold it together

    It appears that 2 of the woman in the bottom photo are standing in such a way that they are worried about losing their 'deposits' from previous clients.

    Maybe the other woman can look in one of the bags and find a dribble jar!

  15. Paul
    Coat

    which makes me wonder...

    Which makes me wonder: could we not have used kerb-crawling laws to get rid of those damn cars in the UK? Too late now.

    (Like most of us, I'm against authoritarian legislation, except when it can be used against things I don't like!)

  16. Ian Ferguson
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    Just had an idea

    I've just been struck by inspiration.

    If I don't want my privacy invaded by Google, there's an easy solution: Paste posters of my face ALL over my house!

    Then Street View will show nothing more than a giant blur where my house was.

  17. Blubster
    Joke

    Old Chestnut

    Bishop and vicar

    Bishop - "What an eyesore"

    Vicar - "Yes Your Grace, two nice whores"

  18. fishman

    "arse-obscuring tech"

    I'd imagine that any "arse-obscuring tech" might also obscure any cracks in the road, too.

  19. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    Tsk! Of course it should have been

    Strumpets strut Spain's Street Scene Seen Stuff

  20. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Spanish V English

    How come us Limeys get pictures of drunks in the street, and they get bikini babes?

    Apart from the weather of course....

    Mines the one with the sunglass in the pocket...

  21. Waggers
    Stop

    @Ian Ferguson

    "If I don't want my privacy invaded by Google, there's an easy solution: Paste posters of my face ALL over my house!

    Then Street View will show nothing more than a giant blur where my house was."

    So then we'd all know where you live - the only house with blurred faces all over it. As things stand, there might be a picture of your house on the internet but nobody knows it's yours, so your privacy is perfectly in tact. Streetview != privacy invasion. Please get that straight.

    (And no, I don't work for Google)

  22. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    @Spanish V English

    It's statistics at work - what's in the street most of the time is what'll get snapped most... ;-)

  23. Richmond
    Joke

    And no one said.........

    Go Ogle. Street View.

    It does exasctly what it says on the tin!

  24. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Terrible

    I think it's shocking that Sr and Sra Parqueluz have to deal with this sort of thing in front of their house at 12 Calle del Valle de Tobalina.

    Just hanging up the coat to join the beach party

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