Thursday, August 28, 2008

Nations Respond To Google Earth Threat -- Google Earth -- InformationWeek

Strange days indeed -- check the full article for more details

To deal with the "Google threat," as Google's geospatial mapping application Google Earth is characterized in the July 30, 2008 report from the Director of National Intelligence's Open Source Center, foreign governments have offered five main responses: negotiating with Google, banning Google products, developing similar products, taking evasive measures, and nonchalance.

The report, obtained by the Federation of American Scientists' Secrecy News site, recounts how nations have dealt with perceived privacy violations arising from the images Google makes available through its software.

Nations Respond To Google Earth Threat -- Google Earth -- InformationWeek

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