Apple Maps’ Crimea border shift highlights role of online map providers in defining statehood

Tech giant Apple recently changed the borders of Crimea for users of Apple Maps in Russia.

The border shift is highlighting the role of online map providers, including Google and Microsoft, in defining accepted international frontiers and sovereignty.

Read more here: http://globalnews.ca/news/6306941/apple-maps-crimea-statehood/

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