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Comment Re:Google Maps (Score 1) 1188

If nobody cares then why are they taking the pictures? Perhaps for popular tourist attractions it makes sense, but what legitimate use would someone have for viewing a residential neighborhood? I don't know whether it should be illegal but I can see why people wouldn't want their private residence plastered on the internet in an easily searched database.

Comment Re:So what's the point of having ratings? (Score 2, Insightful) 142

To give parents who don't have time to play video games a general idea of the type of content in them so they can make a somewhat informed decision about whether they want their children to play the game. If nothing else it certainly wasn't made so the government could fine children $25 unconstitutionally.

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