German Justice Minister Criticizes Google 'I See a Giant Monopoly Developing That's Reminiscent of Microsoft'

In a SPIEGEL interview, German Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger discusses her concerns about the threat of a global Google monopoly and the debate over the use of full-body scanners at airports following the recent terror attempt near Detroit.
German Justice Minister on Google Street View: "I have a hedge as a noise and visual barrier. If the images go beyond that, it will not be unproblematic from a legal standpoint."

German Justice Minister on Google Street View: "I have a hedge as a noise and visual barrier. If the images go beyond that, it will not be unproblematic from a legal standpoint."

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Photo Gallery: German Justice Minister Takes on Google

Interview conducted by Michael Sauga and Marcel Rosenbach. Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.