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Submission + - MoD Pragmatic About Street View (bbc.co.uk)

Ma8thew writes: The MP for Hereford, Paul Keetch, has kicked up a fuss after Google Street View put up photos of the surroundings of the SAS base at Credenhill. However, the Ministry of Defence decided, sensibly, that this posed little security risk:

An MoD spokesman said: "The MoD cannot prevent satellites taking imagery of its establishments, however we ensure that steps are taken to protect highly sensitive equipment. "It would be impractical to ask Google to withdraw images as they can be easily obtained from other sources over which we have no influence."


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