Google is in talks with the Indian government to allay concerns that Google Earth may be jeopardizing India\u2019s security by showing high-resolution images of Indian defense and other installations.\u201cWe were pleased to have the dialogue, which was substantive and constructive, but no agreements have been made," a spokeswoman for Google India said Monday.\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nGoogle ScreenshotA Sunday report in The Times of India said that Google and the Indian government had arrived at an agreement to show \u201cfuzzy, low-resolution pictures and distorted building plans\u201d of installations that the Indian government considers sensitive.The Indian government has often expressed concern that the information provided on Google Earth could be misused by terrorists and India\u2019s enemies. The easy availability online of detailed maps of countries from services such as Google Earth can be misused by terrorists, Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said as early as 2005.Some of the developing countries, which are already in danger of terrorist attacks, have been singularly chosen to provide such high-resolution maps, Kalam said. Internet companies like Google and Yahoo are strengthening their presence in India ahead of an anticipated boom in online users in the country. Google offers search in Indian languages, and recently launched its Google AdWords advertising program in the country. It also does research and development from India.Google\u2019s Orkut social networking site has, however,\u00a0been subject to\u00a0criticism and even litigation from groups in India that have objected to criticism on Orkut of India and Indian historic figures.-John Ribeiro, IDG News Service (Bangalore Bureau)Related Links:\n\nIndia Notebook Sales Up 180 Percent\n\nIndia\u2019s Outsourcing Industry to Grow by 33%Check out our CIO News Alerts and Tech Informer pages for more updated news coverage.