Issue No.06 - November/December (2005 vol.3)
E. Michael Power , Gowling LaFleur Henderson LLP
Roland L. Trope , Trope and Schramm, LLP
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2005.141
Given their potential for usefulness, who would have thought that mapping applications such as Google Earth (http://earth.google.com) and Google Maps (http://maps.google.com) could cause trouble, let alone become new flashpoints for international disputes? These nifty little mapping applications have prompted apprehensions and policy debates about access to and use of sensitive geospatial data, and the issues are extremely complex yet subtle.
geospatial data, mapping applications, Google
E. Michael Power, Roland L. Trope, "Acting Responsibly with Geospatial Data", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.3, no. 6, pp. 77-80, November/December 2005, doi:10.1109/MSP.2005.141