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Blighty today surrendered to Sreet View's all-seeing eye as Google extended the service's coverage to encompass 95 per cent of the UK.

The news will come as no surprise to El Reg's eagle-eyed readership, who kept a close eye on the search monolith's Orwellian black Opels as they prowled Great Britain. Here's our Web 0.2 spymobile sighting mashup...

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...which in turn led to some interesting surveillance feedback loop phenomena, as our photographers were themselves captured on Street View:

Our man caught on Street View in Nottingham

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