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Taiwan Province of China : 'Confidential military establishments' in iOS 6 maps to be concealed by apple.

Apple has high-quality imagery in its Maps application of military sites befogged in Google Maps, as it shown in earlier news.

A statement has been issued byTaiwanese Defense Ministry to the AFP saying that it will request that Apple blurs satellite photos (or uses low-resolution images) of its "confidential military establishments," adding that the same has been asked of Google in the past.

As a reaction to photos published in the Liberty Times that showed the location of a new first warning system at Hsinchu Air Base, a sataement wa sissued by Taiwan's government.

When the images where seen clearly by Google Maps than via Apple Maps, though we're not entirely sure where the first warning radar system is located. Regardless, this is the first case we've heard of a government department formally requesting that Apple obscure a military site, but as we suggested a fortnight ago, it likely won't be the last.

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