[conspire] Google and Georgia

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Thu Aug 14 23:20:02 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 09:48:04AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
> > It so happened though that last week, just prior to the war, I was
> > looking at Google Maps at Georgia with my boss who is from there and it
> > was mapped.  
> > 
> > Last night all the countries around it had basic mapping information but
> > Georgia.
> > 
> > I have a feeling they removed the data on purpose.
> Curiouser and curiouser!

It wasn't much but the capital Tsibli was labled.  I was thinking that
they removed it because they didn't want it to be used in the Russian
Military.  But I don't know what their thinking is.  


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