Google Earth, Not WikiLeaks, Caused the Protests in Bahrain

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Thu, Mar 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to this article in Business Insider, images found on Google Earth contributed to anti-government riots in Bahrain. As the article explains:

A few years ago, Bahrain's oppressed and overcrowded Shiite majority began using Google Earth to view palaces and other estates that make up 95% of the country. As these images churned up discontent, the government blocked Google Earth. However, an anonymous PDF guide was distributed by email.

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