Google Earth Complaints

There are a number of very upset government officials around the world. Google Earth is providing sensitive information about government buildings and even presidential facilities. As Google sees it the information is readily available already. They are just organizing things a bit better. The way leaders of a number of nations see it, the UN needs to step in and set up guidelines to curb this sort of thing.

It is tough to argue that if information is freely available already how harm will come from Google organizing that information. But still these government officials do have reason to worry as in some cases they are at war with other countries or just fighting terrorism in general. More.

  • Ian Patterson
    October 26, 2005 at 6:53 am

    I just downloaded the free 3.0.0693 onto a new computer. The image is overlaid with slightly photographic images (fuzzy). Has anyone else seen this? Does Google Earth know?
    The previous version downloaded about 2 months ago did not have this.
    Comments anyone.

  • Teshi
    March 17, 2006 at 11:37 pm

    I Tried looking at My Neighborhood to see how well it worked,but it never zoomed in well and stayed very blurry. I assumed thats just the way things turned out,but then I placed a few friends’ exact adresses in : Canada and Caliornia,and I got perfect views of their houses. as I place my Address into Google earth,my neighborhood doesnt even show up. Does oklahoma not count anymore? heh. I just want to know why I cant view my neighborhood as I viewed my friends’.

  • Jonas Labagala
    May 11, 2006 at 10:50 am

    My problems are…
    when i zoom down to my neighborhood, it gets blurry and while i’m navigating the globe, the computer suddenly hangs itself then restarts. How can i solve this problem??

  • Rajesh
    January 31, 2007 at 10:23 am

    My complaints are,
    Most of the places in kozhikode( calicut)viz, kozhikode city ,koyilandy, Vadakara etc. district are blocked due to unknown reasons. But other similar important places in kerala are not blocked. So why are you blocking these places. Please provide a better map of Kozhikode (Calicut) district in Kerala

  • Ed Schmidt
    April 2, 2007 at 3:00 pm

    I was going to sacramento for a function.
    and I found out the hard way that hwy 50 is marked hwy 80
    It took me a half an hour to not trust the map I printed and find my own way to the address.

  • William Rouslin
    May 30, 2007 at 9:24 pm

    Google Earth (basic) is aging badly. When WILL you update many of the panels? I look at areas where major construcion has occurred and nothing has changed in 3 or 4 years. I’m sure you hear this compaint regularly. Please update Google Earth. Thank you.

  • William Rouslin
    May 30, 2007 at 9:28 pm

    Google Earth (basic) is aging badly. When WILL you update many of the panels? I look at areas where major construcion has occurred and nothing has changed in 3 or 4 years. I’m sure you hear this compaint regularly. Please update Google Earth. Thank you.

  • johnx
    June 27, 2007 at 9:06 am

    i am not able to view my district in google earth.does any buddy know what is the procedure to view(which is not explored yet)new places(districts) in the google earth.

  • Adam Jay Shaiken
    June 29, 2007 at 5:32 pm

    I used to love the product. I upgraded and now the piece of crap freezes after almost completely launching. OOOOOOHHHH!, This is so frustrating!!!!!!

  • Bill Riopel
    August 8, 2007 at 2:07 am

    Google Earth has a terrible search engine. A search for Wake Island (in the Western Pacific) gives you a location in the continential US. No variation in the search argument with bring you to the actual island. Is there a better way to do this?

  • John McCollough
    August 10, 2007 at 1:16 am

    I live in the east Denver area. I loved Google Earth when it came out. But, The area as a whole where I live is almost 8 years old. I know they say that they upgrade as they get photos. I’m tired of waiting. After I enter this, it’s being taken off of my computer. Maybe I’ll check again in another 8 years. They do have some good services. I think this one is just become mediocre though.

  • Henry Fugate
    October 25, 2007 at 10:05 am

    Why won’t Oklahoma show up.????????????

  • Chelsey
    November 4, 2007 at 4:37 pm

    ok well i zoom into my town and it just goes all blurry. then on other towns its perfectly clear? what can i do to see my

  • Walter Davok
    December 29, 2007 at 10:32 am

    I am looking into google earth for Years
    but I cannot see anything newer than 10 years old, or older landcapes, or Buildings
    I do not understand why I bought this pro version, this is nothing els than support a
    bad education, as it exists in the USA
    shame on Google

  • Mark Glevicky
    January 26, 2008 at 1:23 pm

    How come when I start up Google Earth it won’t even show the Earth?

  • Kurt Day
    February 15, 2008 at 7:31 pm

    I paid to receive google earth Plus and where I could see my new office building when I was on the free download now the lot is bare so they have obviously substituted an older satellite photo, why.
    I need to talk to Google Earth Tecks.

  • ram
    May 23, 2008 at 5:44 am

    in india many parts are blurred…..they are visible in green color and nothin after that…..

  • Irish
    July 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    I live in Arizona. put in my address and a really fuzzy image came up. Tried the Direct x and the open option, it
    was the same on both. What a waste of time.

    August 3, 2008 at 2:07 am

    I cannot see a single house in my home town in se okla. I see houses in rural montana, but not oklahoma, I see buildings and cars in mena arkansas, not rural oklahoma, And there are no military complexes nar our place, not even within 50 miles

  • michael h
    August 8, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    I like to see my country Ukraine on G E but its so blurry in my city ternopil western Ukraine I wish theyvwould update a better picture of it if anyone can help let them know please thank u

  • Adwait
    August 18, 2008 at 5:55 am

    When google earth is started it starts with errors and needs to be closed by windows everytime
    Please take an account of this complaint…

  • Michael Spry
    November 23, 2008 at 11:04 pm

    I have used the Google updater and the newer version does not seem to have the tilt function. Is there another way to tilt the screen as I could in the older versions?

  • Soli Variava
    February 9, 2009 at 7:21 am

    I have google earth version
    Google Earth
    4.3.7284.3916 (beta)
    and it works fine for about 10 minutes and then all of a sudden the images vanish and the screen becomes all grey with just the names of the places printed there.
    Any idea why this happens to me

  • Anonymous
    February 12, 2009 at 3:52 am

    use the newer version of Google earth it has many features
    New Features in Version 5.0
    This version of Google Earth has a number of exciting new features, including:
    Ocean – Fly and navigate under the ocean and explore underwater terrain. You can also display the ocean surface.
    Touring – Record, play and share custom tours that capture your actions and movements in Google Earth. Learn more.Historical imagery – Explore images of the recent and not-so-recent past.Mars – View imagery and terrain of the red planet.
    Business Opportunities

  • Richard Wood
    March 25, 2009 at 4:45 pm

    Today March 25th I purchased google earth for about $64.00 USD I have downloaded the programmes. However I cannot install one of the programmes so therefore can’t use the system as intended, as I need to download and install microsoft outlook which I do not use as I use Eudora.
    Is there a way I can utilise the programmes in the correct manner or would you like to refund my money.
    I have already spoken to my bank and they are waiting for your comments.
    B Regards
    Richard Wood

  • Ron
    August 1, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Very disappointed with the latest version of Google Earth. I have the latest drivers for my video card, have tried both graphics modes, but unless you zoom to almost street level there are no place names.

  • Raksha
    August 12, 2009 at 12:17 pm

    i have downloaded the google earth freshly today on 12/8/09wed.But it gets often struck. Please correct it immediately.

  • Joshua
    October 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    Quite Good, But just keeps freezing on me. It’s a pity it does that.

  • J.P.Finch-Smiles
    December 7, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    Is anyone at Google Earth ever going to fix the “stuck” cloud pattern/image which has been in the position it is for the last week or more now??!!

  • elizabeth yallop
    May 10, 2010 at 4:49 am

    I have just gone on google earth and was very upset to find a very clear picture of my daughter from when she was about 10 yrs old I dont think it is right that pictures of your children are put up for all the world to see if the parents have to given consent.
    If you child is photo at school nursery or play group then you have to sign a form to agree to it.
    Which makes me think google had no right in putting up picture of my 10 yr old daughter

  • Dale Powell
    June 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    Google earth has modified the historical images so that I cannot see details that I used to see. Why?

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