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A Google Street View car, snapped at a Tucson motel in March.

Though Google has admitted to spying on perhaps hundreds of thousands of Americans, the U.S. government’s response has been so muted that privacy advocates have resorted to elaborate pranks to embarrass officials into acting. Read more»

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