Google Maps is one of the most universally used and accepted forms of cartography today, but for those living in—or next to—regions affected by border disputes, it’s a completely different story. Historically, Google has patched this issue by displaying differing map borders depending who’s viewing the map. But according to a new paper published in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, this strategy might actually encourage further conflict. Read more at Popular Science.
How Google Maps Affects Geopolitics