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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    Anonymous Coward, 1 Jul 2009 @ 6:58pm

    About Lake Bill...

    "Lake Bill" was over-rated anyway.

    Don't move to Seattle to work for Microsoft, or talk about the landscaping. They'll remove your contribution to Wikipedia.

    Also the Koi in Lake Bill die off every month. I don't think I walked by "Lake Bill" that there wasn't a dead fish.

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