Hide Your Pool From Google’s Eye in the Sky


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]