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The dark side of Google Maps hacks


From SmartMobs:


"Hot or Not profiles + Google Maps = photos of people mapped to the neighborhoods where they live: http://apps.hotornot.com/jeff/

Why does this creep me out? Fasten your seatbelts folks; things will only get weirder."


So would now be a bad time to mention we thought of doing something

similar, so members could get an aggregate view of TR members who lived

nearby? Granted, we'd only do it at the city level, so no one could

show up at your door, but given how combative some of our hardcore

users can be in the forums, this may need to be shelved for a while.

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