[HOT] good or bad?

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Tue Jan 24 10:46:27 GMT 2012


There have quite a few blog posts about this:

http://irevolution.net/2012/01/20/google-inc-world-bank-empowering-citizen-cartographers/
http://www.globalintegrity.org/blog/google-world-bank-map-deal

Mashable covered it as well:

http://mashable.com/2012/01/19/google-maps-world-bank/

-Kate

2012/1/24 Matthias Meißer <digi_c at arcor.de>:
> Am 24.01.2012 10:18, schrieb robert colombo:
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>> Will countries really win with this?
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>> http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:23088022~pagePK:34370~piPK:34424~theSitePK:4607,00.html
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> Yes thats realy strange. They say that they like Open Data but make a deal
> with Google.
> http://blogs.worldbank.org/insidetheweb/building-a-better-toolbox-for-development
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> In my eyes, mostly Google wins, as they can improve their maps of countries
> where they have no good material and present it under the banner of
> Cooperate Social Responsibility.
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> bye
> Matthias
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