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Taiwan Asks Apple Maps To Blur Radar Station

Wed, October 10, 2012 11:42am



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Authorities in Taiwan noticed Apple Maps includes a clear, precise satellite image of an early warning radar station. It watches for threats from China, and Taiwanese officials would rather China's military not be able to study it on their iPhones. Officials asked Apple to blur the image, as Google Maps does.

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