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Mischief Makers Prompt Google To Halt Public Map Edits

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Google said it is sidelining its crowd-sourced map making tool to implement a way to prevent bogus edits, some of which have proven embarrassing.
The Map Maker service will be “temporarily unavailable” beginning Tuesday, according to a message posted online.

“As some of you know already, we have been experiencing escalated attacks to spam Google Maps over the past few months,” Pavithra Kanakarajan of the Map Maker team said in a written explanation of the decision. Click here for full post

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