Honda Crime Alerting GPS: Honda GPS Warns Drivers of High Crime Zones”

Via Techdirt, from Gizmodo: Honda Crime Alerting GPS: Honda GPS Warns Drivers of High Crime Zones
While now in Japan, the social implications of this are interesting. Can’t people figure this out just by observing the environment themselves though?

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  1. Yes, you are correct – the local people will have no need for the local data in the GPS navigation device, since they know the good/bad neighbourhoods very well. However, this new functionality of GPS devices may prove to be useful to out-of-town people, not familiar with the area :-)

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