Japan: Machida city council requests regulation of Street View

Blogger and lawyer Yōji Ochiai [落合洋司] reports on news [ja] that the Machida city council in Tokyo has made a written request [ja] for investigations into regulation regarding Google's Street View Service, which has sparked some negative reactions in Japan [ja]. “My position has been to oppose entirely the targeting, without careful consideration, of Internet services for legal regulation, “Ochiai writes. “However, I have a feeling that the issues that have led to the submission of this written request cannot be so easily brushed away.”

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