Google Street View Protest

A bunch of Buckinghamshire residents decided to block a Google Street View car when it was trying to go around to capture images of their village. According to 43-year-old Paul Jacobs, he rounded up a bunch of neighbors upon noticing the Google Street View car, and deemed their angry protest a success in forcing the vehicle to make a U-turn instead of completing its mission. According to Jacobs, Street View is a “burglar’s dream” in his “affluent” area, and he is pretty touchy about folks capturing images of his home without his consent.

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