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Israel: Google Street View Will Be “Good For Tourism & Image”

Matt McGee, Israel: Google Street View Will Be “Good For Tourism & Image”, Search Engine Land, Mar 6, 2011 If all goes according to plan, Google’s Street View service should be driving through select cities in Israel soon and the … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Israel Moves to Limit Google Street View Risks

Source: Omri Ceren, Israel Moves to Limit Google Street View Risks, Commentary Magazine, 27/2/2011 My friend Dr. Andre Oboler has an exhaustive article up on the Jerusalem Post site about the potential risks and benefits of Google Street View coming … Continue reading

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Google Street View Runs Into Controversies in Switzerland and Israel

Source: Patrick Morgan, Google Street View Runs Into Controversies in Switzerland and Israel, Discover Magazine, February 24th, 2011 Last year, Google raised the ire of many when it confessed that its city-mapping Street View vehicles unintentionally gathered unencrypted Wi-Fi data … Continue reading

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Israel, is Street View security-conscious?

Source: Raffaella Gargiulo, Israele, Street View attenta alla sicurezza?, PuntoInformatico, 23 Feb 2011 (in Italian, below) A government task force is debating whether to allow Google to introduce it’s street view photo-mapping application in Israel.  The availability of this data … Continue reading

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Some in Israel warn against Google Street View

Source: Jessica Guynn, Some in Israel warn against Google Street View, Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2011 The government decides to work with Google to bring Street View to Israel in the coming months, but some cabinet members worry that … Continue reading

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Google Street View Entering Israel, Despite Security Concerns

Source: Alison Diana, Google Street View Entering Israel, Despite Security Concerns, InformationWeek, February 22, 2011 Some fear that terrorists could use information in the mapping service to carry out attacks, while others believe it could enhance the nation’s tourism industry. … Continue reading

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In Israel Google Street View needs serious thought

Source: Andre Oboler, In Israel Google Street View needs serious thought, Jerusalem Post Blogs, Feb 20, 2011 Google would like to launch Street View in Israel. The web based application adds an extra level of depth to Google Maps. People … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article, “Possibility of policing the internet?” in the Australian Jewish News

Andre Oboler, Possibility of policing the internet?, The Australian Jewish News, March 12 2010, p10 The Community, needs to have a debate about the feasibility of policing the internet. Over the past few weeks, the internet, and specifically social networking … Continue reading

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ZOA Praises Google For Removing False Anti-Israel Propaganda From Google Earth’s Map Of Israel, Zionist Organization of America

ZOA Praises Google For Removing False Anti-Israel Propaganda From Google Earth’s Map Of Israel, Jewish News Today, August 25, 2008. This was a copy of the press release issued by the ZOA. The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) applauds Google … Continue reading

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