The service has since expanded to many European countries, while at the same time has been controversial in some countries laws and privacy concerns. Early on, soon following the original introduction of Street View in the United Statesthere was talk of bringing the feature to Europe as well, but there were concerns la codificazione da alcool in Kryvyi Rih il quadrato di Artyom the legality of the feature due to stricter laws in most European countries than those of the United States regarding photography.
The first views anywhere outside the United States were introduced on July 2,when the Tour de France route was added. Nineteen camera icons, each indicating part of a French city or town and CuneoItaly, were included. At the same time, all other icons that had been introduced in France on July 2, as well as the one in CuneoItalywere removed, representing the first time in Street View's history that a camera icon that once marked a place was removed.
However, the amount of coverage that France had since July 2 was not diminished. On October 27,four Spanish metropolitan areas were added to the list of growing street view locations in Europe: MadridBarcelonaSeville and Valencia.
On March 18,the United Kingdom and the Netherlands were added. In the case of Great Britain, only major centres were uploaded and even coverage of those city centres was incomplete. For example, Edinburgh was missing Street View images of two of its key thoroughfares: Princes Street and the Royal Mile although portions of both were visible from adjoining streets that had been imaged.
In MayGoogle Germany released a list of German cities that were to be scanned or rescanned in May and June On August 18,areas in Switzerland and Portugal were added. On October 7,parts of the Czech Republic were added. On November 9,more locations in the Netherlands and Spain were added. On December 2,more locations in France and Italy were added as well as various tourist sites in England.
On January 20,Sweden and Denmark were added, as well as more locations in the United Kingdom, Italy 7 regions are fully coveredPortugal, the Czech Republic mostly Pragueand the Netherlands.
On February 9,Norway and Finland were added, with coverage of much of southern Norway and most of Finland. Imagery was updated for parts of the UK as well. More locations in the Netherlands were also added. On December 8,parts of Romania were added.
More locations in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway were also added. In Octoberthe Bernina Railway between St. Moritz and Tirano was photographed and was added la codificazione da alcool in Kryvyi Rih il quadrato di Artyom Street View in early On November 23,Street View became available for almost all of Belgium.
While Street View content had been recorded earlier, privacy issues kept Google from making it available to the public. PetersburgMoscowand small parts of Kazan. Museum views were made available in Russia in for St. On May 14,Estonia and Latvia were added.
Nearby Lithuania is currently being photographed. On September 26,Croatia and Andorra were added. On April 23,Hungary was added. The Kaliningrad Oblast exclave of Russia was also added and almost all places in Poland and Romania, except for the major cities added earlier.
On November 15,Venice was added, with photographs taken by backpackers and gondolas. On January 29, Slovenia and even more areas of Russia were added. Minor additions in several countries. See Coverage of Google Street View. Some indoor museum and garden views in Vienna VolksgartenBurgtheaterSchönbrunn and more. Ski pistes at the Sölden and Ischgl resorts, Österreichring race track. General streets and roads were published years after most European countries, due to legal issues.
Most towns, cities, villages, and major roads. Several small rural roads are missing in many parts of the country. The Faroe Islands has high coverage, also for minor roads. Some overseas areas have coverage. No coverage in Svalbard and Jan Mayenapart from photo spheres. Most towns, cities, villages, major and rural roads. This includes the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.
Ceuta and Melilla have some coverage. Including Gibraltar and Jersey. For overseas territories see articles about other continents. This occurred after more than half a year of unsuccessful negotiation between the Czech Republic and Google. In Novembera British watchdog group said that Google broke the law by obtaining personal data from people. The British government said the company would not be fined for the breach.
In Marchlegal action against Google Street View in Germany resulted la codificazione da alcool in Kryvyi Rih il quadrato di Artyom court ruling that the project is legal;  however, Google later decided not to expand or update existing coverage of Germany by the service.
In Aprila temporary ban on Google Street View data collecting in Austria was lifted, after being imposed by national data protection agency in May Google announced it was satisfied with the decision, but also stated that it had no plans to offer Google Street View coverage in Austria in the foreseeable future. There is some criticism of privacy concerns as well. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article has multiple issues.
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