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# 204994 26-Oct-2016 03:29
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So this was new to me. Seems like you can actually request your house be blurred (not sure why you would though).

 

Browsing around the neighbourhood, I found this blurred house.

 

 

 

The blurring makes it stand out substantially from the rest of the houses. If you want privacy, then I am not sure thats the best way to get it..





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  # 1657826 26-Oct-2016 06:31
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Some people just over react to Google maps like the government is spying on them or some rubbish

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  # 1657970 26-Oct-2016 09:50
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Ironically, the address is still shown on-screen or in Map View ... one could then easily go to the Local Authority Rates lookup for further details, and the Electoral Roll for names etc tongue-out


 
 
 
 


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  # 1657984 26-Oct-2016 10:04
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 Or pile over to somewhere like QV where you can revel in an unblurred vision of its wonderful 70s design


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  # 1657994 26-Oct-2016 10:10
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Hey, this is fancy Fergusson Ave in Napier, opposite the beach ... 70's is a way of life there laughing


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