Friday, June 23, 2006

France unveils national rival to Google Earth

CNET "A clear view of your favorite French beach or monument is only a click away.
France unveiled a Web site on Friday that allows people to access detailed satellite images of the country and said it offered more detail of its territory than Google Earth.
Google Earth, which allows Internet users to zoom in on locations around the world, caused concern when it was launched last year among governments that feared terrorists might use the service to help plot attacks. "

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