Photo: Terrorist Use of Google Earth Raises Security Fears



Satellite imagery from a private firm called Space Imaging, now GeoEye Inc., shows the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, as it looked in December 2000.

This January satellite views of British military bases taken from Google Earth were found in Iraqi insurgents' homes. The discovery has further fueled debate about whether the free desktop globe—which is built off government and private images—should be censored to protect sensitive locations.

Image from Getty/Handout


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