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Diplomatic Issues with Google Maps

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The latest govenrment to be upset with Google Maps is Taiwan. In this case, they are upset that Google has labeleld them as a province of China instead of as an independent country (see the text at the left). This isn’t the only instance of someone taking issue with how Google is portraying the world through its maps. With cases such as this, it is clear that maps are not merely a reflection of an objective reality.

Read the BBC news story.

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