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Street View blurs face of a man at every KFC restaurant

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Friday, May 22, 2009
15 years ago2,413 views

"The world famous image of Sanders with white hair, beard, suit and glasses is on the front of all its 760 UK stores.

But Google Street View has blurred the face on its unique internet service to 'protect his privacy.'

The company says it took the decision because he is 'a real person' – despite him passing away in December 1980 aged 90.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

A better quote: "It is unfortunate that Colonel Sanders' face has been blurred, but at the same time shows just how good our facial recognition technology is." (although it's face detection, not face recognition)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I would like to see the context of above two quotes ("protect his privacy" and "a real person"). This way, it is hard to judge on them.

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