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Google Earth Used by Robber

George R [PersonRank 10]

Monday, March 16, 2009
15 years ago2,560 views

According to Chris Matyszczyk's cnet column "Technically Incorrect", Google Earth was used by a robber to find roofs with valuable lead tiles.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-10196830-71.html

In an earlier column he said that a Girl Scout was banned from selling her Girl Scout cookies via a YouTube video. Apparently the Girl Scouts of America objected.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-10196450-71.html

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

"Telephone Used by Robber"
"Newspaper Used by Robber"
"Blue Pen Used by Robber"
"Email Used by Robber"
"Robber Paid For Things Using Cash"
"Robber Paid For Things Using Credit Card"
"Robber Watched Crime Shows on TV"
"Robber Bought Stuff Online"
"More Robbers Use Google Search Engine than Yahoo Search"
"Robber Caught Bus to Store"

Naah, it makes no sense to focus on enabling technology, which can be used for good or bad.

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