ganked from wicked_wish

Extra, extra, read all about it — enterprising fellow risks wrath of U.S. Government, anal probe.

    “So tonight I spied on Area 51. Actually, maybe I should explain a little more, before I lead with such a tempting sentence. If you go to CNN’s website tonight, you will see a story about google’s new map search service. Basically, the company has integrated satellite technology into their map-searching site, and now you can get ACTUAL photographs beamed directly from somewhere in space. This section of the page just launched a day or two ago, and already many people are upset because they feel, for some reason, having satellite mapping software on the web that gives basic users the ability to stare at the roof of someone else’s house is an invasions of privacy (Sheesh, what prudes.)”

Check it out before Uncle Sam shuts it down.
This is far more interesting than hithero suspected.

Meanwhile, these people have been collecting interesting Google Maps.