Safe Geo-location Defaults

Lukas Tribus lukas at
Thu Oct 21 14:16:38 UTC 2021

On Thu, 21 Oct 2021 at 15:59, Sean Donelan <sean at> wrote:
> Has anyone published "safe" geo-location defaults? By safe I mean default
> lat/lon coordinates for a country, state/province, city, postal code which
> do not resolve near a residence.
> It seems like too many people use "Find My <device>" or other geo-location
> services, and then go to the exact location shown on the mapping service
> for the default lat/lon which is often a default location.  Knock on the
> person which happens to live near the default centroid, and acuse them of
> stealing their <device> because "Find My <device>" showed that location.

Yes... point your default coordinates to a safe location, please!


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