13-07-06

google earth and military operations (Israel)

While looking at the news today about Israels military operations in Libanon I thought I check out Google Earth to see how live this would be. So I went to bombarded Beirut Airport, but there was no sign of it. So it are old photo's in a database and not what is happening right now.

 

This has its advantages but it doesn't take away the fundamental thing about Google earth. Countries should have the right to put it out of order for their country of cities when military conflicts are happening. The other countries with their own satellites will still have the knowledge, but the general public and whoever with an internet connection would not anymore.

 

two stories about this

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3261490,00.html

http://www.toptechnews.com/story.xhtml?story_title=Does_G...

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