Google Maps is a publicly viewable satellite map. Searching around, you occasionally come accross blurred or redacted images. Generally we assume that this type of redaction is a privlege for corporate or state actors. It is not, heres how you do it.

how to do it |

drop the peg man {
} on the map in front of your location


> images on next slide |

on the very bottom of the screen in the right corner you can click a link to report a problem. The font size on the link is 10 px Report a problem. Fill out the report.

> images on next slide |

  • > fill out the report
  • > be specific not ideological
  • > scroll down for more
  • > example reasons

Be specific when you fill out the report. Google will not necessarily blur out a location for ideological reasons so think of a concrete reason < examples > that you need your location redacted. The best results come from reasons concerning personal safety, security, intellectual property, and personally identifying information. within a day or two you will get a confirmation email

> thanks

> dhruv.mehrotra3@gmail.com for questions |

> dhruvmehrotra.info

> github/dmehrotra |

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