Lawsuit Asking Court to Shut Down Google Earth

Just couple of hours from Google’s big keynote address and I’ve just read a blog entry that a company is trying to have Google Earth shutdown due to patent infringement. Here’s the article in the Arizona Republic newspaper (Arizona is where the case is being heard). Let’s hope Google is able to settle this case before a shutdown is necessary. According to the story, Google has until January 18th to respond to the motion.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was released. He worked in 3D graphics for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank left in 2009 to circumnavigate the earth by sailboat as part of the Tahina Expedition.


  1. Anonymous says:

    these skyline people are a bunch of scammers trying profit out of google, its the most absurd thing i ever heard of

  2. I don’t think they see that google is the eBay of search engines. If you take them on you are going to lose. Hell why don’t they propose a take over bid. That should dhut them up :)

  3. they just trying to make money

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