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    11.30.10 Professor Jonathan Askin Comments on Google Earth 6
    Jonathan Askin

    Google has released the sixth version of its program Google Earth, which provides 3D interactive digital models of cities and towns around the world. The newest version includes additional details such as 3D trees and a virtual assistant called “Pegman.” Professor Jonathan Askin, an expert on Internet law, discussed the updates with Tech News World. “Google Earth 6 is indeed world-shaking, and disrupts a lot of traditional thinking about how we view the world,” he said. “[It] will be met with concerns, some logically justified. Concerns include potential encroachment on individual privacy, and potential law enforcement and security risks that ensue by placing such powerful tools in the hands of all individuals, including those with nefarious intentions.”

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