Wednesday, August 31, 2005

South Korea discusses Google security concerns

An AP newswire article, via The Mercury News (obnoxious, but free, registration required -- or use, reports that:

South Korea is raising concerns with the U.S. government over a service offered by Internet company Google that displays satellite photos of sites across the globe, the president's office said Wednesday.

South Korean newspaper reports in recent days have noted that the Google Earth service provides images of the presidential Blue House and military bases in the country, which remains technically at war with communist North Korea.

North Korean sites such as its main nuclear research facility at Yongbyon are also displayed on the service, which was launched in June.

Presidential spokesman Kim Man-soo said Tuesday that the office was planning on raising concerns with U.S. authorities, his office confirmed Wednesday.


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