Reply to post: @tiggity Microsoft has been doing this for years.

Google keeps tracking you even when you specifically tell it not to: Maps, Search won't take no for an answer

Ian Michael Gumby Silver badge

@tiggity Microsoft has been doing this for years.

The world is big and it takes a fleet of cars years to capture all of the roads globally.

Not easy and then you have to process the data.

Microsoft partnered with Navteq to do this.

Google got their start by buying Navteq's map data before Navteq thought about putting it online.

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