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.

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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.

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