How Google Maps Affects Geopolitics
on 24 March 2016
Google Maps is one of the most universally used and accepted forms of cartography today, but for those living in—or next to—regions affected by border disputes, it’s a completely different story. Historically, Google has patched this issue by displaying differing map borders depending who’s viewing the map. But according to a new paper published in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, this strategy might actually encourage further conflict. Read more at Popular Science.