Google Streetview illegal in Denmark?
Google Streetview keeps keeping Europeans busy. Where France, Germany, Switzerland, UK and Greece were in the news before because of objections towards Streetview. This time its Denmarks turn. According to Mikkel deMibs blog Google Streetview might be considered illegal in Denmark.
The Danish law apparently states that its illegal to take pictures of people while they are at private places. The fact that Google is blurring faces is not enough.
The law (§264a) is very simple – here is a quick translation:
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