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yes it is! they block the faces of people due to confidentiallity people so it is entirely safe.
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Google Earth as a web browser has restricted what is rendered in a web page so "harmful" JavaScript is not even executed in addition to not allowing links in Google Earth to access local files by default. Google Earth has many security safeguards in place.
If you search for vulnerabilities and exploits in Google Earth in OVAL or US-CERT databases you will find only a few which are applicable to old versions of the product.
But with any software application (e.g., Internet Explorer, MS Office, OutLook, etc.) in addition to the Operating System itself there are vulnerabilities and exploits that get fixed after being discovered. Best plan is to maintain the latest version of the software on your computer to incorporate the latest security fixes.
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