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Old 03-05-2008, 11:34 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX (78201)
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that's really cool, but in a scary kind of way
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Old 03-06-2008, 04:50 PM
 
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I wonder if Fort Sam Houston was the installation mentioned in this article?

Pentagon Bans Google Teams From Bases

Anyway, the Fort Sam street views have been removed. Now Google only shows a black image.
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Old 03-06-2008, 09:17 PM
 
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Default close- up maps?

What is the goings' on about the 'close-up' maps that Google had to remove? Are there still good ones like the Google Earth so you can look at area property when looking at real estate?
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Old 03-06-2008, 09:33 PM
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Location: San Antonio
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http://www.city-data.com/forum/san-a...ml#post3055824
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:32 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Try Microsoft's Live Search Maps and once you've found the location, go to the 'Bird's Eye View' which you can rotate.

Cheers! M2
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:25 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I wonder if Fort Sam Houston was the installation mentioned in this article?

Pentagon Bans Google Teams From Bases
Yep, it sure was:
FOXNews.com - Pentagon Bans Google Earth From Military Bases - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:26 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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What is the goings' on about the 'close-up' maps that Google had to remove? Are there still good ones like the Google Earth so you can look at area property when looking at real estate?
It was just the ones on Ft. Sam:
FOXNews.com - Pentagon Bans Google Earth From Military Bases
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Old 03-07-2008, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Seaford, Delaware
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Google freely agreed to the "error" in judgement and agreed it was not appropriate to photograph and show the world the military bases in the US. Google removed Ft. Sam and agreed to not photo any other military installatiosn.
Not a big deal. In today's world, it's just common sense.
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Old 03-07-2008, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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What is the goings' on about the 'close-up' maps that Google had to remove? Are there still good ones like the Google Earth so you can look at area property when looking at real estate?
You can also try Zillow.com. You can look at a good above picture from each of the four compass directions.
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Old 03-07-2008, 07:04 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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I think Zillow uses the same MS program as the link I posted...

Cheers! M2
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