I think that such a measure would only complicate matters, and would present
the wrong information to the Indian user.

Swaroop G Rao


On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 19:02, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> A simpler technical solution will be to show the map that is correct
> in the India context for all the IP addresses originating from India
> and for all other IPs, the current one ( I think that is the one
> recognised by UN)
>
> This should give a right solution to all the users.
> Additionally, on all the pages where India map is presented, entries
> for both the maps should be given mentioning the context and the
> disputes.
>
> -Sudhanwa
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Bala Jeyaraman <sodabot...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > There is a discussion going on at
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:India#Map
> >
> > about compliance to indian laws about representation of India in maps.
> > According to Indian law it is illegal to show a map that differs from the
> > official map (which includes, Pakistan controlled Kashmir and the Aksai
> > Chin).  An editor has raised the concern that using the current map
> (which
> > shows only areas administered and not areas claimed) is exposing Indian
> > editors to legal liabilities and prosecution.
> >
> > Since the Indian govt has successfully forced organisations like Google
> and
> > National geographic to show the official map previously and now the
> > foundation has plans for an India office, shouldn't this issue be
> considered
> > seriously? Should we contacting the foundation legal office about this?
> >
> > regards
> > Bala
> >
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