Latest Thing To Blame On Google? Koi Thieves

from the time-to-blur-the-koi-ponds dept

It seems these days you can try to blame just about anything on Google. The latest? Koi thieves. Yes, the highly sought after colorful fish are apparently disappearing at a higher-than-normal clip, including from some decently secluded koi ponds. Thus, the police have decided that it must be the fault of Google Earth, allowing the dastardly carp criminals to scout out their targets. Google, for its part, points out that Google Earth merely presents publicly available satellite imagery via its app, suggesting, correctly, that it's a bit unfair to blame Google just because Google presents the same data in a way that others could find elsewhere.

Filed Under: blame, google earth, koi
Companies: google


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    John85851 (profile), 6 Jul 2009 @ 4:18pm

    I know Google is a nice target...

    ... but how about going after the fishing-pole companies? After all, the people had to use something to get the fish.
    And how about going after the car companies for making vehicles that conveniently helped the people escape the scene of the crime? Why if it weren't for those blasted cars, the people will still be walking away from the water with those koi in their hands!

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