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What happens when a big business tries to take over and rename a neighborhood

What if Google tried to rename your neighborhood? That happened to some Californians in 2017, when Google Maps changed the moniker of three San Francisco neighborhoods — Rincon Hill, Folsom and Transbay — to “East Cut.” Given the extensive reach that Google has in the transmission of geographic data, through Google Maps and its geospatial analysis […]