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Regulation

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Drones Are Making the Rounds in Asia

While the US has taken halting steps toward permitting companies to use drones for business purposes, some Asian countries have jumped right in and allowed both government and commercial uses. From pollution monitoring to crowd control to police...

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Streamlining of Bushfire Prone Area Maps in Victoria to Save Landowners Millions

Recent updates to the Bushfire Prone Area (BPA) maps in 26 local government areas in Victoria are expected to save landowners up to $24 million through reduced building red tape. Victoria Planning Minister Matthew Guy has approved...

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

LightSquared Fallout May Prompt Push for GPS Receiver Standards

The firefight between LightSquared and the GPS community has sparked regulatory brush fires around Washington with the Federal Communications Commission  (FCC), Congress, a half dozen executive agencies, and numerous companies moving to address a new and likely...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Why Google Earth Pixelates Israel

While Google can bring the world to your desktop, there is one entire country, however, that Google Earth won't show you: Israel. That's because, in 1997, Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, one section of which...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

China’s Online Mapping Regulation Moves to Certification Print

China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping has now begun the licensing of online mapping services, having just announced the operators that have made the cut. The country felt they needed...