Saturday, October 15, 2005

India, Singapore voice security concerns about Google Maps

India president concerned over Google maps
Houston Chronicle (AP) - October 15th, 2005

HYDERABAD, India — Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam expressed concern today about a free mapping program from Google Inc., warning it could help terrorists by providing satellite photos of potential targets. (read full article..)

WORLD: Look what you can find on Google
Straits Times - October 9th, 2005

Singapore's authorities are aware of Google Earth and the country's security plans have factored in its potential misuse. In a joint statement to The Sunday Times, the Defence and Home Affairs ministries said: 'As with many technologies and other resources on the Internet, Google Earth has the potential to be used for good or bad ends. This is something we take into account in our security planning.' (read full article)
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