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President Kalam airs concerns over Google Earth

Submitted by Karthik on 17 October, 2005 - 10:15

President A.P.J. Kalam expressed his concerns over the security ramifications of mapping software alá Google Earth, in a speech to the National Police Academy in Hyderabad. In his presentation, he drew attention to the availability of high-resolution images of sensitive Indian installations and noted the lack of appropriate national and international laws to control the dissemination of such data.

Full Speech and presentation: President Of India Website.
Related Story: The Hindu.