Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Welcome to France's world

Géoportail, the French taxpayer funded application that is meant to beat Google Earth and stop Google's relentless bid to create a techno-cultural American-centric worldview, is a flop. The service was launched on 23 June and, unable to absorb the incoming traffic, has been inaccessible since then. Now we learn that it was much ado about nothing.

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