Google Asked to Remove Google Earth Hitler Reference

By Steve Bryant  |  Posted 2007-03-09 Print this article Print

The mayor of a small town in Germany is asking Google to correct the name of a geographic feature called "Mount Hitler" in Google Earth, Reuters reports.

The mountain gained its Nazi appellation during the Third Reich, but that name was changed after World War II. Google Earth users currently see both the old and new names. 

"We've been telling Google for years that they should take it down immediately," Wiedemann told Reuters. "It's misleading as it was only called that for a few years."

Philipp Lenssen at Google Blogoscoped has a photo of the offending mountain


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