Gphone and 850, perspectives
bilzinho at pacbell.net
Thu Nov 8 17:36:26 CET 2007
I understand distrust of the availability and governance of GPS services
by parties outside (and inside) the US, but there is a valid PoV that
the rest of world rides free on those demonic US DoD funded satellites.
Let's use up more discussion bandwidth cursing the darkness.
David Schlesinger wrote:
> I wouldn't have imagined I'd see a less productive contribution than the
> _rest_ of this discussion, but I guess it goes to show how mistaken one can
> I won't be hurt if you don't use GPS.
> On 11/8/07 8:08 AM, "kenneth marken" <k-marken at online.no> wrote:
>> On Thursday 08 November 2007 16:44:45 Randall Mason wrote:
>>> iPhone doesn't have GPS, so how does that fit your mythical project?
>>> GPS works in the US. It is a US invention. It is owned by the US. It is
>>> run by the US. We donate it to the world. Why would it not work in the
>>> US? It works EVERYWHERE, that's why it's called Global Positioning System.
>> donated, under the condition that "you" (as in the nation) have the sole right
>> to turn it of at any time. lets never forget, its a military system, designed
>> to guide weapons and soldiers. that its being used for civilian uses are a
>> afterthought more then anything else.
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