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July 21st, 2014
India Insists that Google Adhere to Map Restriction Policy

Google, which has been populating geospatial data in the cyber space for some time, has to follow the law of the land and adhere to the map restriction policy of the country that does not allow detailed maps of defence and sensitive locations to be available in public domain, said Surveyor-General of India Swarna Subba Rao. The Government of India has specific guidelines laid down with regard to publication of maps in the public domain and all the maps have to be vetted by defence authorities before being published and Google has refused to follow it. As the Surveyor-General who is finally responsible for all the maps of the country he held several meetings with senior officials of the Internet search engine. Read More