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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by DrunkCajun, Dec 27, 2005. | Replies: 15 | Views: 632

  1. DrunkCajun

    DrunkCajun Banned

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    Obscure US laws > Google Earth

    http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/topnews/wpn-60-20051226DidGoogleEarthViolateUSLaw.html

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    I thought this thread was going to be about something funny like

    "All turkeys served in the presence of someone in a political position attained through more than 1000 votes must be served wearing a red and green band made out of no less than 80% cotton around both legs"

    or some law of that kind.
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    Those images are over 3 years old, at least.
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    Ha! That's funny. Does this law only cover Israel?
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    Since Google is not a "commercial satellite company" I fail to see how they violated any law. Google does not own any of the satellites responsible for taking the photos. If anyone is in violation, it is the satellite companies that provided their imagery to Google.

    Furthermore, most of Google Earth's higher quality images are taken from aircraft, not from satellites.
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    Heh, back in '03 I posted about how aerial photography was a tool for terrorists. And you guys laughed at me. Damned if it isn't a perfect SEE-I-TOLD-YOU-SO moment. :lol:
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    The obvious answer is to unplug the Internet. The terrorists could be using the e-mail machine RIGHT NOW!!!!
  9. DrunkCajun

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    Guess we better start confiscating cameras in the airports too! OMG! TEH TOURISTS R TERRORISTS!1!

    Sorry, wouldn't be a good thread if I didn't hyperbolize one of your statements and in doing so, mock it. :xmas10:
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    If this was say...North Korea, I doubt anyone except the N. Koreans would be crying foul.
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    Actually, Smeggy, I'm still laughing at you. :xmas17:

    See? So hard that my eyes are actually caroming about my face in a dangerous and painful manner.
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    Are you accusing Israel of being a terrorist state? Oh no, you accidentally switched sides again!

    ROFLMAOCOPTERBBQETCETERA
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    Heh, gotta love their image of the White House.
  14. Sir EvilFreeSmeg

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    Never forget teh asecrete serveice ins't gonna llow any pissant tetrrror ist to nail the whjite house. not taht they'd try, somethiuimng liek that'd only piss off too many Americans'. NOt only that, tbut he libs woudlbe take a lot of hte heat ofr it.. You've shown yoaruselvese to not awant to fight the war on terror, don't go birching because something happpens at home. YOU'll find yourselves being balmed for hte **** happening. you dont' want the armed red staters thinkgint you're on teh enemy's side do you? WE ownt more guns.
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    I think he actually makes more sense this way.
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    this news even appeared in TV news here in portugal (ok i admit it, this saturday they spent an hour talking about how many codfish, turkey and that new year cake were sold and how were the ways to do it :xmas2: )

    I just dont see the use of turning of some parts of google earth. You can easily go to google, search in the images and you'll have lots of material :xmas9:
    So we have to ban every search engine, every maps...Ok i think Db said it all. Unplug the internet :xmas9:

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