Chinese Government Goes After Mapping Sites

Xinhua: “The Chinese government is to crack down on illegal online map and geographical information websites, claiming they threaten state security, said an official of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping (SBSM) on Tuesday.” Crimes perpetrated by evildoers range from publishing sensitive information that poses a security risk to showing Taiwan as a country. Via All Points Blog.

Previously: China Cracks Down on Mapmaking; Shanghai Cracks Down on “Problem Maps”.