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Google Reviewing Request to Blur Map of Disputed South China Sea Islet

Google says it is reviewing a request from Taiwan to blur satellite images of the government’s chief islet in the South China Sea. A Google spokesperson told the VOA Thursday it “takes security concerns very seriously” and is “always willing to discuss them with public agencies and officials.”  But Google indicated conversations with governments have never led to the blurring of images.   Google Earth shows the 1,400-by-400-meter islet in clear view, including an airstrip,...

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