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International News Archive - June 09, 2012

Street View Blurring Requirements Eased By Swiss Court

Google will be able to continue offering their Street View service in Switzerland after a federal court there ruled that the Mountain View, California-based tech giant will not be required to black out faces and license plates before publishing photographs online.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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