A short while ago, I suddenly noticed that google streetview stopped working.
After some searching I discovered that streetview uses flash, and a recent change by google has caused my browsers flash blocker (flashblock) to stop streetview.
Luckily, the solution is very simple:
go to firefox tools -> add-ons -> extensions -> flashblock -> options -> whitelist
just add the following to the whitelist:
and any other country code that google has used to streetmap.