How Google Maps Handles Disputed Areas Like Crimea (Video)

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April 4 2014 1:23 PM

Have It Your Way. And Your Way.

Watch how Google Maps changes from country to country.

When the West disputes Crimea’s vote to become part of Russia, what does Google Maps do? The Washington Post points out that Google has found a novel way to avoid such conflicts: Show everyone what they want to see.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.