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Japan Tells Webmasters Not To Use Google Maps Over Disputed Territory
Fox News reports Japan has instructed their government authorities and state-run universities to not use Google Maps on their websites because of a conflict over disputed territories.
The territory is Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea. Apple Maps had a similar issue back in November of last year.
The territory is based in South Korean-controlled islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).
The government is asking webmasters to use mapping services by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan as opposed to Google Maps.