Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from

By | February 16, 2020

Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from
Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from
This is Google’s rendering of the hotly-contested Kashmir region as viewed from Pakistan, and this is what the area looks like, as viewed from India. Take another look in the Pakistan version. Dotted lines suggest the disputed borders. The two Nations have fought over for deck in the Indian version. A single, solid border places the region firmly under Indian control. Google’S now the leading mapmaker worldwide, with an estimated 80 % market share it with Outreach. They have the ability to ask you your worldview, based on more than your IP address. National borders.

Oregon state borders are social constructs, so there’s often physical features that we can look too to help us when we are where the water lines, Google, consult local governments and other official authorities according to people familiar with the matter and in some instances, authorities 2014. If you look at it from the Ukraine version of Google Maps, you see a dash line indicating its disputed, but from the Russian perspective it’s a solid border showing it as part of Russia, effectively legitimizing the Russian federation’s annexation or North West Africa between Morocco and Western Sahara, Morocco, Annex the former Spanish colony in 1975 and since then, there’s been an ongoing fight for independence in Western Sahara.

But if you look at a Google map of the region from inside Morocco, Western Sahara and its North border disappear making. It seem a part of Morocco. The names of certain disputed geographical features changed as well from nearly every corner of the world of body of water between Japan and South Korea is called the Sea of Japan, except if you look from South Korea, beard appears as the East sea or when looking at A map from Saudi Arabia, the body of water between Saudi Arabia and Iran appears as the Arabian Gulf, but when searching from Iran, it appears as the Persian Gulf Google responded with this statement.

7 people are living in a region that has a disputed border.
From Pakistan, the Kashmir region appears disputed. From India, it appears firmly under Indian control. Google Maps changes disputed borders based on the country a user is searching from, demonstrating its ability to bend information to its will. Read more: https://wapo.st/37nFgZD. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK

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