The World from Berlin 'Google Knows More about Us than the KGB, Stasi or Gestapo'

With just weeks to go before Google launches its Street View service in Germany, the government in Berlin has finally begun to take notice. But Chancellor Merkel's cabinet is wary of specifically targeting the company. German commentators wonder if the private sphere is being redefined.
Germans have not proven terribly receptive to Google's Street View service.

Germans have not proven terribly receptive to Google's Street View service.

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-- Siobhán Dowling