Google street view is watching you

2008-07-16, Comments

At about quarter past 3 today, on my way to collect the kids from school, I was sitting on my bike at the traffic lights on Cheltenham Road, waiting to turn right onto Ashley Road, when a Google surveillance unit swept past — a compact dark car with hi-tech recording equipment mounted on a sturdy pylon rising a couple of metres from its roof and a discreet Google logo on each door.