May 19, 2015 Arianna Gael
It’s a lot of fun to take a poke around Google maps and look at the street view. Whether you’re checking out your ex-girlfriend’s house or nosing around to see what your old fraternity managed to do with all that money they got in the fundraising drive, it’s pretty cool to just take a peek at different places.
Unless that place is the White House. Or the entire northern half of Pakistan. Or certain sensitive sights scattered around the world (looking at you, Ramstein Air Base). Then Google’s going to have some bad news for you…access denied.
Take a look at these other sites that may or may not make any sense for being designated as off-limits to internet map snoopers.
No pictures please
There are a host of other places that are just randomly blurred, like parts of Tibet and the entire country of Iran. The city of Bahrain was blurred reportedly so the poor people wouldn't see how fancy the rich people's houses are, while one entire village in Guam is just missing from Google. It certainly makes you wonder...