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Move around the map dragging your fingers around the screen. Since then, Google has begun blurring faces and license plates through automated. Terms and Conditions Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website. In August 2013, Google Maps removed the Wikipedia Layer, which provided links to Wikipedia content about locations shown in Google Maps using. A collaborative project between and Google called the Planetary Content Project integrates and improves the data that is used for Google Moon. Archived from on June 16, 2009. You further acknowledge and agree that We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
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This change consolidates the 18 different endpoints into three services and merges the basic and premium plan into one. On January 31, 2012, Google, due to offering its Maps for free, was found guilty of abusing the dominant position of its Google Maps application and ordered by a court to pay a fine and damages to Bottin Cartographer, a French mapping company. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to the Site. Clicking on one of the places and you will get more information about it. This provides Google with local map updates almost in real time instead waiting for digital map data companies to release more infrequent updates. Others believe that Google Earth allows close-up views of their property which violate their privacy. Google Earth automatically displays current imagery.
Google purchased Keyhole in 2004, and with that acquisition it obtained Earth Viewer 3D, which it improved and distributed free to the public starting in 2005. There are cases of people abusing Google Maps to overtake their competition where they place a number of unverified listings on online directory sites knowing the information will roll across to Google duplicate sites. However, crowdsourced contributions to Google Maps were not discontinued as the company announced those features will be transferred to the Google Local Guides program. After additional acquisitions of a geospatial data visualization company and a realtime traffic analyzer, Google Maps was launched in February 2005. In December 2012, the Google Maps application was separately made available in the App Store, after Apple removed it from its default installation of the mobile operating system version. Panoramas availability If nothing appears in the Street View section, it means that there are no panoramas available within 50 meters of your location.