[OSM-talk] [Talk-GB] Corporate Cartographers accused of demolishing history. (make press release?)

John McKerrell john at mckerrell.net
Fri Aug 29 09:46:48 BST 2008


On 29 Aug 2008, at 09:05, Richard Fairhurst wrote:

> Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>
>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7586789.stm
>
I was glad to see the BBC had actually linked to us, wonder if that'll  
get any good number of new mappers.

> We're also in the Daily Mail (eek)[1]:
>
> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1050408/Is-satnav-turning-dunces-map-reading.html
>
> cheers
> Richard
>
> [1] for our overseas readers, this is possibly the most reactionary
> newspaper in Britain. It almost certainly doesn't like you :(

As an example, the recent news of IE8's "private browsing" mode was  
reported with the following headline:

"Microsoft launches 'porn mode' browser that lets you surf the web  
without leaving a trace "

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1050178/Microsoft-launches-porn-mode-browser-lets-surf-web-leaving-trace.html

John




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