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Google Image Search

Google now has a method to search images based on another image you supply. I installed the Chrome extension, which allows me to search from a right-click on an image.
To try it out, I tested it on my default icon here. Google found the three Letterbox geocaches that I supplied with a stamp -- the maker placed this image on the page to tell people I made the stamp. So that's pretty impressive!

And the image that matched most closely (according to Google) is this one -- from the Ministry of Supervision of China -- sounds like some sort of secret police...
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