Safe Geo-location Defaults

Jay Hennigan jay at
Thu Oct 21 19:00:07 UTC 2021

On 10/21/21 06:59, Sean Donelan 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.

Indeed. For a mild example:

Jay Hennigan - jay at
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