Google Mapathon under investigation by Indian Police

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just passing through my facebook wall and i saw this  post,India is know for these type of things

Google conducted an online competition called Mapathon recently, wherein participants were asked to add information about their localities to help their online map service.

Google invited users to help “create better maps for India” by adding knowledge of their neighborhoods and promised the top 1,000 mappers prizes of tablets, smartphones and gift vouchers. Google, which ran the “Mapathon” in India in February and March, said its aim was to make more local information accessible to all and that it did not break any laws.

Survey Of India, fearing that this might be a threat to the national security, filed a complaint

requesting the police to probe into this matter

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