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Google Opens Maps to Hack Geographers, Editorial Anarchy

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[You, too, can jack up Google Maps]

All we can say is that Google has a hell of a lot more faith in humanity than we do: Google Maps has gone Wiki, now permitting anyone in the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia to edit, add, and delete places on the map. Would-be anarchist geographers, stand down— Google has already installed a set of checks and balances into the new app add-on. Having taken a note or two from the Wikipedia wars, Google lists each location's original site beneath its address, followed by its editorial history. And here we dreamed of re-arranging San Francisco according to our own imaginary boundaries, thus rendering the MLS nabe maps totally inaccurate. (Insert diabolic laughter here.)
· It's Your World. Map it. [Google Lat Long Blog]
· Google Maps, Wiki-Style [Tech Crunch]

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