[Geowanking] Cartographical censorship on MS Visual Earth
geowanking at andrewlarcombe.co.uk
Sat May 26 16:30:39 PDT 2007
On 26 May 2007, at 23:15, Paolo Margari wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> visualizing a particular site, the military airport of Galatina
> (Lecce, Southern Italy), there is a clear difference between Google
> Earth and Microsoft Visual Earth. The former shows the site as it
> is while the latter covers it with olive trees.
> Here's a detailed comparison: http://x-novo.blogspot.com/2007/05/
> with the related KMZ file to locate the site on Google Earth.
> I wonder how many sites are 'manipulated' and who's the best/the
> worst in doing that among the two.
One question immediately springs to mind: Is it clear who is doing
the censorship here? MS, Google, or their data providers?
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