Safe Geo-location Defaults

J. Hellenthal jhellenthal at
Thu Oct 21 14:28:13 UTC 2021

I'd agree with that wholly. I've had a drunk couple show up at my place years back insisting I had her phone. Once the guy tried to push through the door he got the business end of good ole Louie and a cute little breaking and entering sentence at a vacation destination known as lockup 🤪

With enough said if this was a business location or courthouse it may have saved them a little gas and time getting there, and myself not having to wake up so damn late.

 J. Hellenthal

The fact that there's a highway to Hell but only a stairway to Heaven says a lot about anticipated traffic volume.

> On Oct 21, 2021, at 09:02, 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.

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