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Google's Street View has been around long enough to become part of the internet scenery, although it continues to offer interesting scenery for those with a sharp eye. The Great Satan of Mountain View addressed early privacy concerns with its face-blurring algorithm, while the company's dedicated censorship SWAT teams were on …


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  1. Voland's right hand Silver badge

    Not just arses

    They have re-shot the pics of my street because it had some prominent photos of locals showing the spymobile the classic "Antonio Banderas" style salute (hand crossed at elbow). It will be interesting to see the algo to pick up that one as it is more difficult to pick up algorithmically compared to a naked a**e.

  2. Winkypop Silver badge
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    Well done those guys.

  3. Tom 7 Silver badge

    Backsides days are numbered?

    Economical! You can write 101 (etc) using just two numbers!

  4. southpacificpom
    IT Angle

    Pretty typical example of the Google gaydar in action...

  5. frank ly Silver badge

    re. "the public mounting gluteus maximal protests "

    I'm SURE that ought to be 'mounting public gluteus maximal protests' (I do get the bit about 'maximal')

    Then again, I haven't seen the videos, just some initial still shots. I'll leave you to it.

  6. Gene Cash Silver badge

    And the driver thinks...

    "Why is it always the ugly ones..."

  7. Anonymous Coward
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    Well aimed

    What's brilliant about mooning is that it seems necessary for the moonee to look over his/her shoulder face the moone, as though getting his/her aim right. It makes you wonder if a proper lunation is possible without such the visual backup.

    Also great that for once it's the faces blurred out. The puritanical fetish for blurring out random body parts can be seriously irritating.

    1. Christopher W
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      Re: Well aimed

      Shame Street View's recent visit to Manchester was slightly more prudish:

  8. Anonymous Coward 15

    Doesn't the human driving the car see them?

  9. Graham Marsden

    Google have developed new Arse pixellating software...

    ... Apparently the Palace of Westminster has now been pixellated...!

  10. ItsNotMe
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    "... Apparently the Palace of Westminster has now been pixellated...!"

    Are there even that many pixels to go around?

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