Google and Censorship Debunked

This is worth reading: Stefan debunks a number of recent reports alleging that Google caved to government requests to censor imagery; among the articles fact-checked is the well-circulated 51 Things You Aren’t Allowed to See on Google Maps, which we saw in July. Where imagery is blurred in Google Earth, it’s almost always because it’s blurred at the source; Google had no active part in it.