Friday, 5 April 2013

Google Mapping Contest investigating by Indian Police

Police in India ar investigation to see whether or not U.S. web company Google INC desecrated rules in an exceedingly competition that asked users to feature info concerning their native areas for its on-line map services once a administrative unit raised security considerations.

Police are functioning on a criticism filed by Survey of India, the country's national survey and mapping agency, that aforesaid the competition was extralegal and should threaten national security.

Chhaya Sharma, a deputy commissioner of police in Indian capital. said that
"One criticism has been received and that we ar forwarding it to the cybercell for more action," 
Google officers said that
 The corporate had not nevertheless received a politician communication from the police.
Google invited users to assist "create higher maps for India" by adding data of their neighborhoods and secure the highest 1000 mappers prizes of tablets, smartphones and gift vouchers.

 Padhi said that
"We need to make sure that security isn't compromised at any price, 
Paroma Roy Chowdhury, a corporation voice in India said that
Google is receptive discussing specific issues over the problem with public authorities in India,
 Roy Chowdhury  said that
"Google takes security and national rules terribly seriously, and also the Mapathon adhered to applicable laws,"


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