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Google Street View Captures Boston in Controversial Detail

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Google Street View Captures Boston in Controversial Detail

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Google Street View Captures Boston in Controversial Detail

Google Street View Captures Boston in Controversial Detail

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You can now get to know Boston up-close, through a new, controversial feature of Google Maps. The "street view" features offers a virtual look at what you'd see if you were actually walking down the block, including license plates and people's faces. Tovia Smith speaks to some Bostonians who find the new service as frightening as it is cool.