Google Agrees to Limit Resolution of Israel Satellite Photos

Google, which offers satellite photos of locations across the globe, has agreed to limit the resolution of footage of sensitive military installations and vulnerable sites in Israel.

Google has come under immense pressure from countries like India, Israel and China that have sensetive military installations and are in the midst of a conter insurgency in their respective countries.

Google has held talks with these countries, but has held a firm stand against limiting the resolution of sensitive sites until now. It has become evident that to be a truely global country, Google must be sensetive to global concerns and sometimes get dragged into local/territorial concerns.

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