Google Hides “Dead” Girl on Google Maps: “This Image Is No Longer Available”
Last week, we reported on the apparent dead girl on Google Maps. As it turned out, the dead girl was “playing” dead in the street just as Google’s imaging van drove by. The widespread media frenzy over the photo ultimately prompted Google to remove the image from Google Places, reporting a blank image with the message This image is no longer available. You can see the removed image here.
The Daily Mail of the UK reports that Google has been forced to remove some images from its “Street View” feature throughout the UK based on privacy protests.
Here’s a screenshot of the original Maps entry showing the young girl in the street: