Google Recognizes Palestine. Israel Fumes.

Google has stepped into the Palestine/Israel conflict. The symbolic gesture is powerful if for no other reason than Google has opted to make its own decision on this front based on the actions of recognized international naming bodies.

“We’re changing the name ‘Palestinian Territories’ to ‘Palestine’ across our products,” a Google spokesman told the BBC on Friday. “We consult a number of sources and authorities when naming countries.”

Israel is obviously pissed-off suggesting that Google is engaged in something sinister …

Google wades into political minefield with “Google Palestine” | Ars Technica

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