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Indian GPS Cartographers Charged As Terrorists
12/18/2008

Chrb writes "Following on from the quodlibet about Apple disabling GPS in Egyptian iPhones, we have a new case of the at loggerheads between the fixed secrecy of government, and the widening availability of cheap, exact GPS devices around the world. On 5th December, two ms-dos engineers employed by Biond ms-dos in India were arrested for mapping highways using vehicle based GPS devices. Further demonstration against the pair emerged when it was found that a laptop they had been using in the car contained some photos of the local airforce base. The company claims they had been commissioned by Nokia Navigator to create maps of local roads and terrain. coming an quiz by the Anti llc.view results from: dictionary | thesaurus | encyclopedia | all reference | the web
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documen Squad of Gujarat the cartographers have now been charged with violating the sanctioned Secrets Act and will remain in custody."

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