Mapathon

  • 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...
  • Google violating India's mapping law, says Tarun Vijay May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP MP Tarun Vijay on Wednesday again accused Google of violating India's mapping laws by showing vital military installations with annotations and asked the government to take steps to access the data the company possessed. Vijay, who raised the issue in a special mention in the Rajya Sabha,...
  • CBI may probe Google's mapping contest 'Mapathon' April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Google Mapathon event case, in which the US internet giant allegedly violated Indian mapping laws, has been sent to the home ministry with the recommendation of a probe by the CBI cyber crime cell, said BJP MP Tarun Vijay. "Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar has informed that the...
  • Have replied to Survey of India queries: Google April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: As Delhi Police investigates whether Google violated rules in holding a competition that asked users to add information about their local areas for its online map, the US Internet company on Saturday said it had responded to queries raised by Survey of India more than 10 days back...
  • Delhi Police investigating Google mapping contest 'Mapathon' April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police are investigating to determine whether US Internet Google Inc violated rules in a competition that asked users to add information about their local areas for its online map services after a government agency raised security concerns. Google, which ran the "Mapathon" in India in February and March,...
  • 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 India-wide mapping contest, which is open to anybody who lives in India. "We're...