Lets be having you by GPS

The BBC reports on the antics of some New York Thieves, who stole some GPS receivers thinking they were phones and we caught when the GPS systems “phoned home” and told the cops where they and the thieves were hanging out !!

Surely a candidate for a new category of Darwin Awards

Written and submitted from home, using my home 802.11 network.

2 comments

  1. Sean Gillies

    They could only be candidates if this somehow prevented them from reproducing. If life were a Flying Circus sketch, there would be 16-ton weights falling from orbit, homing in on the GPS units.

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