A court case that began in 2008 when a Google Street View vehicle took photos on a private road in Pennsylvania is over. The judgment? Google owes the plaintiffs a dollar.
Aaron and Christine Boring originally sued Google with a variety of claims, including invasion of privacy, trespassing, punitive damages, and more after a Street View vehicle drove onto a clearly marked private road and took photographs of their home. In 2009, a US District Court threw out the entire case, but earlier this year, an appeals court allowed the trespass claim to continue. In doing so, the appeals court pred [...]
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