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Re: Geolocation Question
From: Dan Kaminsky <dan () doxpara com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 23:55:44 +0100

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 11:54 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:

On Thu, 07 Jan 2010 23:14:36 +0100, Dan Kaminsky said:
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 11:12 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
OK, so it only works against wireless routers that have been wardriven
already.  Makes you wonder what's on those Google Street-View trucks
besides a camera. ;)

www.wigle.net and SkyHook have been doing this stuff for a while.
 Though I
suppose there is that rule, "It's only creepy if Google does it"

Not creepy, just a simple matter of scale.  I'm fairly sure that Google's
done several orders of magnitude more driving around than the other guys.


I'm not.

"Wigle has 18,837,276 points from 1,058,769,231 unique observations."
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