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Online Mapping and Politics: China’s World Map Service Upsets the Vietnamese

Online Mapping and Politics: China’s World Map Service Upsets the Vietnamese

Political uproar over depicted boundaries on map servers isn’t just a Google Maps issue.  The recently launched Chinese Map World has come under fire from the Vietnamese government for its depiction of Vietnamese sovereignty around the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos. The act by the Chinese State […]