Scrapple no longer meets so this blog has become my own way to keep things that interest me: articles about research libraries providing access to scholarly output, things that happen in my day, stuff I might use in a class some day, things I don't want to forget, you know.
Tuesday, October 18, 2005
More info more good? not everyone agrees
I have to say I wondered about this myself. Some governments are complaining that Google maps show too much detail and could be of use to terrorists. OK, I wasn't thinking terrorist but just the general issue of security. Google defends themselves on two points:
the maps aren't all that current
they are all from publically available information
India's President Kalam has voiced major concerns. Before he became president he was scientist who guided India's missile program.