France asked Google to blur images of French prisons online. A well-known killer escaped from a prison near Paris. He was called the "jailbreak king" and has escaped from prison many times. His friends landed a helicopter inside the prison and flew the man out. They used online maps to get the prison's layout. France's justice minister asked Google to blur all images of prisons in France. This is to help stop future jailbreaks.
France does not want any pictures of its prisons online. Online photos are used to carry out crimes. An official said: "It's not normal that photos of security buildings such as our prisons are...on the Internet." A Google spokesperson said its maps used images from other companies. He said: "We have given our suppliers a list of sensitive locations and asked them to take the necessary steps as soon as possible to conform with the law."