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Indian government calls Google Maps unreliable, wants citizens to use its own mapping solution instead

The Indian government launches its latest salvo in a long-running fight with Google over mapping data. The Indian government doesn’t have a high opinion of Google Maps, and it conveyed that sentiment today by saying that the service is “not authenticated” and calling into question its reliability. That’s according to a statement made by the head of the country’s mapping and survey organisation, aptly named the Survey of India: If you talk about the authentication, the Google Maps is not authenticated. It hasn’t been produced by the government, so they…

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