The risks of digital mapping

Passed along by Kevin Pomfret via his Spatial Law Blog:

The risks of digital mapping

Geography prof speaks about developments in digital mapping

By Tim O’Brien

There are an estimated two million closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the United Kingdom, according to a Chesire Police study. CCTV cameras are conventional forms of surveillance, but the increase in technology has offered more effective ways of tracking and mapping people. … Global positioning system (GPS), smartphones, and Google all use wireless technology to track and map people’s locations. …

For full text of the article, visit The risks of digital mapping | the Muse.


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