Obligatory Google Entry

The initial release of Google Maps was news worthy. But this? Satellite or aerial imagery layers in web mapping are commonplace. Privacy concerns voiced in the media are overblown, unless you have been trying to hide an illegal Olympic-sized pool on your property. The imagery doesn't zoom in enough to reveal that you are stealing cable or violating your neighborhood's covenant against pets or air-drying laundry. There are real concerns for privacy today, but this is not one.