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Powerful Google almost started a war!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Millygirl, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. Millygirl

    Millygirl Regular Member

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    So how powerful Google has become?

    So powerful that it can redraw borders and almost start a war between two countries:


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    http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2010/11/google-nearly-starts-a-war-seriously.html
    I am not sure which is more funnier (or silly), the commander who used Google Maps to learn where his country's border is located or Google for not consulting with experts instead of putting up inaccurate maps.
     
  2. en.smartis

    en.smartis Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    yeah heard that on the news yesterday, crasy shit.
     
  3. ghastly

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    wow, that's very unprofessional. LOL, I still cannot believe that a military commander would use google maps for his tactics. I agree with en. smartis, that's just pure madness.
     
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  4. saxgod

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    This shows you how blindly people trust google. This is why being in the #1 spot for your keywords works so well. people trust google to give them what they asked and that the #1 site is the most relevant to their search.
     
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    Me: google, you ruined my life!
    Google: guess what number i'm thinking of. Hint: it's the number of f*cks i give.
    Me: Is it one or more?
    Google: nope.
    Me: :(
     
  6. CasinoJack

    CasinoJack BANNED BANNED

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    um I live in costa rica and google maps has nothing to do with the issue...
     
  7. ghastly

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    Another problem with google maps, is that it can sometimes be used to spy around people. With all the prowlers and crazy heads in this world, safety is becoming an issue. Me myself, I have used google maps and google earth to spy on people I know, and I get to see where they live, how their house look like. LOL, and it's really funny. One of my sister's friend have also used google maps to locate our house, and he even saw our 2 dogs on the caption. LOL
     
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    google maps is the burglars best friend.
     
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    The commander prob had Google Maps on his ipad, talk about a mobile invasion