MAPATHON 2013

  • Google 'polluted Internet' with classified material: Survey of India August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After registering a Preliminary Enquiry against Google for alleged mapping of classified areas, CBI has sought help of Survey of India which has alleged that the Internet giant continued to "pollute" the web with classified material despite being warned against it. As the probe continues, Surveyor General of India...
  • Google under CBI scrutiny over Mapathon 2013; accused of violating Indian laws July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US company, for allegedly violating laws by mapping sensitive areas and defence installations, prohibited by law. The CBI registered the PE based on a complaint filed by Surveyor General of...
  • Google mapping comes under CBI scrutiny July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US company, for allegedly violating laws by mapping sensitive areas and defence installations, prohibited by law. The CBI registered the PE based on a complaint filed by Surveyor General of...
  • Book Google for violating India's mapping regulations: BJP MP March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The government should book Google for "violating" India's defence regulations on maps and force the company to surrender its "illegally stored" data to the Surveyor General of India, BJP MP Tarun Vijay says. "Getting every inch of India mapped by illegally inviting people to send the data for their...
  • Google announces India's first ever mapping competition 'Mapathon 2013' February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to further improve Google Maps for India, Google has announced India's first ever mapping competition Mapathon 2013 which starts on February 12 and culminates on March 25, 2013. It is an Indiawide mapping contest, which is open to anybody who lives in India. "We're...