How to remove your house from Apple Maps, Google Maps, and others

While your house might be visible by the public, you might prefer it not be available for on-demand global peeping.

Vehicles scour the streets of cities in most countries snapping pictures of their surroundings to allow for an on-the-ground experience via Street View (Google), Look Around (Apple), or Streetside (Bing). This includes the public frontage of your home or other buildings you occupy. You might even spot yourself, though mapping companies apply automatic blurring to faces.

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Glenn Fleishman
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