Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Google Maps Censorship?
Old 09-21-2010, 10:08 AM   #1
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
RonBoyd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Denver, Colorado
Posts: 5,280
Google Maps Censorship?

Anyone know what this is all about? National Security secrets?

gakona alaska - Google Maps
__________________

__________________
"It's tough to make predictions, especially when it involves the future." ~Attributed to many
"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is." ~(perhaps by) Yogi Berra
"Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge."~ Lau tzu
RonBoyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-21-2010, 10:15 AM   #2
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso) Give me a forum ...
REWahoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Texas Hill Country
Posts: 42,149
Looks to me like something simple like the photo during the satellite pass over that area failed.

You don't think the bad guys use Google Maps to spy on the US, do you?
__________________

__________________
Numbers is hard

When I hit 70, it hit back

Retired in 2005 at age 58, no pension
REWahoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 10:16 AM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
Bestwifeever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 16,375
Nudist colony.
__________________
“Would you like an adventure now, or would you like to have your tea first?” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Bestwifeever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 10:17 AM   #4
Moderator
ziggy29's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 15,613
Move along people, nothing to see here....
__________________
"Hey, for every ten dollars, that's another hour that I have to be in the work place. That's an hour of my life. And my life is a very finite thing. I have only 'x' number of hours left before I'm dead. So how do I want to use these hours of my life? Do I want to use them just spending it on more crap and more stuff, or do I want to start getting a handle on it and using my life more intelligently?" -- Joe Dominguez (1938 - 1997)

RIP to Reemy, my avatar dog (2003 - 9/16/2017)
ziggy29 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 10:52 AM   #5
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
calmloki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Independence
Posts: 5,460
Classified crash site, UFO.
__________________
calmloki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 10:56 AM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
CuppaJoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: At The Cafe
Posts: 6,866
Duct tape on camera lens.
__________________
CuppaJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 11:14 AM   #7
Full time employment: Posting here.
BTravlin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 994
New runway for the Snag Junction International Airport.
__________________
Wherever you go, there you are.
(In other words, no whining!)
BTravlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 11:19 AM   #8
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: France
Posts: 1,195
It shows up fine on Bing Maps so I'm going to go for the SNAFU explanation. (Or maybe the NSA figures Bing Maps is too unpopular to be used by the bad guys.)
__________________
Age 56, retired July 1, 2012; DW is 60 and working for 2 more years. Current portfolio is 2000K split 50 stocks/20 bonds/30 cash. Renting house, no debts.
BigNick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 11:26 AM   #9
Recycles dryer sheets
Automatika's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Lebanon, TN
Posts: 112
Skid marks made by Sarah Palin's car as she left Wasilla...
__________________
"If it didn't have bones in it, it wouldn't be crunchy now, would it?" -M. Python


Age 50, DW is 54, 1.4M split 25 Stock, 40 Mutual Funds, 25 Bonds, 5 Commodities, 5 REIT. Own Home, no debts.
Automatika is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 12:17 PM   #10
Recycles dryer sheets
fisherman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 478
It was blocked by the height of Sarah Palin's privacy fence!
__________________
Worked the plan and now living the Dream!
fisherman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 12:26 PM   #11
Moderator Emeritus
Bestwifeever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 16,375
Double secret e-r.org's Treacle Factory.
__________________
“Would you like an adventure now, or would you like to have your tea first?” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Bestwifeever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 12:31 PM   #12
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
travelover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 9,906
You heard of the bridge to nowhere? This is nowhere.
__________________
Yes, I have achieved work / life balance.
travelover is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 12:42 PM   #13
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
HFWR's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Lawn chair in Texas
Posts: 12,964
Quote:
Originally Posted by ziggy29 View Post
Move along people, nothing to see here....
You can see Russia from there...
__________________
Have Funds, Will Retire

...not doing anything of true substance...
HFWR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2010, 06:07 PM   #14
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Purron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,584
Cute Fuzzy Bunny's hideout.
__________________

__________________
I purr therefore I am.
Purron is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone here like old maps? mickeyd Other topics 12 06-10-2008 07:58 PM
Federal Reserve SubPrime Maps UncleHoney FIRE and Money 1 04-02-2008 06:50 AM
Google launches Google Finance Olav23 FIRE and Money 11 02-08-2008 02:42 PM
Instert Google Maps into posts Andy R Forum Admin 8 07-09-2007 04:52 AM
Best of Unnecessary Censorship cute fuzzy bunny Other topics 0 02-28-2006 10:39 PM

 

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:22 PM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.