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Google will appeal a Swiss court's ruling that the company must blur faces and license plates on its Street View mapping feature, The Wall Street Journal reports. Peter Fleischer, Google's global privacy counsel, said that 99 percent of people are not identifiable on the feature but that the "decision of the Federal Administrative Tribunal requires us to guarantee that 100 percent of faces and license plates are not identifiable. We simply cannot comply with that." Meanwhile, at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's privacy subcommittee, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) questioned Google about a patent application related to determining a user's location based on nearby Wi-Fi signals. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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