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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 09:41 AM

Journalists’ Addresses Posted In Revenge For Newspaper’s Google Map Of Gun Permit Owners [View all]

A week after the Newtown massacre, The Journal News published an interactive Google Map with the names and addresses of gun permit owners in select New York cities. The bold move has escalated into a transparency arms race, after a Connecticut lawyer posted the phone number and addresses of the Journal‘s staff, including a Google Maps satellite Image of the Publisher’s home. “I don’t know whether the Journal’s publisher Janet Hasson is a permit holder herself, but here’s how to find her to ask,” read Christopher Fountain’s blog post. The double irony here is that open data was heralded as a tool of enlightened civic dialog, and has been co-opted for fierce partisanship, bordering on public endangerment.

more: http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/26/journalists-addresses-posted-google-maps-gun/

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