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Re: [Full-disclosure] Geolocation Question

From: Dan Kaminsky <dan_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Jan 07 2010 - 22:55:44 GMT
To: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu


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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