The governments world over, however, are likely to seize this opportunity to impose censorship on the web, which has emerged as the ultimate tool in the individuals struggle for right to information.
Any governmental attempt to restrict individual right to information is invariably intended to cover its own incompetence, inefficiency, corruption and indifference to the well being of citizens.
A cross section of Indian media is presenting this as a threat to national security. Has any other country/ government perceived it as a threat to security? The answer is a categorical NO. Then why this sudden hue and cry when wikimapia.org is about to celebrate its first anniversary?