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Pressure mounts on Google's UK street view service

Google's UK version of street view for Google Maps launched last week in the UK and has created a media circus ever since.

The Google Maps feature, which allows users to browse through popular cities with a set of high quality photos, has created controversy and huge media interest in the UK as many fear for the privacy implications of such a service. Google has begun pulling images that users have found inappropriate.

The Telegraph is reporting that Google has removed images of naked toddlers playing in a garden square in north London that were captured on the mapping system. Google claims users can use the "report a problem" section of Google maps to report concerns about images or have their own house removed. According to the company these reports will be dealt with promptly.

The service has created a media storm in the UK with major broadcasters like the BBC and Channel 4 focusing on the privacy concerns of many home owners. Google insists it has followed strict guidelines and consulted the UK's authorities on any privacy concerns.

The company has removed several images but we have compiled some British classics below (fortunately for British wildlife, Bambi hasn't been killed, yet):

London man puking up on pavement

Kids throwing stones at house

Where's wally?

London workers perv at Electric Dolls on a photo shoot

Taking a nap or slightly drunk?

If you gotta go, you gotta go!

Naked fence painting, an emerging British trend

Who lives in a house like this?

Lucky this mans face is blurred

Parking wardens out in force

Two red light dodging cyclists crash to a halt

A bin collector peers into another English tradition, boobs on Page 3

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