Hide Your Pool From Google’s Eye in the Sky

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Riverhead, Long Island, is using Google Earth to fill town coffers by spying on residents who installed backyard pools without the proper permits. So far, officials have collected $75,000 in fees from 250 violators. “Pool safety has always been my concern,” says chief building inspector Leroy Barnes Jr. In his defense, Greece totally did it first.

[My Fox NY via CNET]