February 26th, 2010, 08:08 PM
February 27th, 2010, 03:53 AM
It's more than that. I have the idea of duking it out with companys by using their own tacktics agianst each other. For example, we write our local representatives and start to treat street addresses as the equivalence of a company trademark.
And by copyrighting the architecture of our homes, taking pictures of these buildings might be considered breaking an antitrust law in the process.
February 27th, 2010, 07:40 PM
Ahhhh, I am a philosopher as heart and love hypertheticals - It's just a damn shame the philosophisationing (or philosophising as it may be found in the dictionary) doesnt pay the bills
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
- Albert Einstein
March 1st, 2010, 09:15 PM
This is funny................the Norwegians don't like Street View it would seem
March 2nd, 2010, 03:17 PM
Of course, as a photographer I find the idea of not being able to shoot something an infringement of my rights.
The amount of hassle photographers get around major public landmarks and tourist locations is spectacular.
Of course, nobody questions the guy with the 8MB camera phone, just those people who have big DSLR cameras.
Still, if the government says this to prevent terrorism, I should trust them, OK.
After all, terrorists can use Street View to do all the research they need.
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March 3rd, 2010, 02:02 AM
The difference is that they're doing it simply and deliberately to harass other people. These aren't museums and parks. They're random homes belonging to people who aren't even famous public figureheads.
And the individual freedom you and I share as citizens should never be applied to Google as a company. You can call commercial products and services tasteful, thoughtful even, but you can not call it art.
Last edited by The-Spec; March 3rd, 2010 at 03:33 AM.
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