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Theif used Google Earth to select targets
« on: 16/03/2009 19:48:34 »
From CNet news http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-10196830-71.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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Lead roof tiles are worth a lot of money. And you'll find them, in the United Kingdom, at least, on the top of schools, museums, churches, and the Houses of Parliament.

I may be wrong about the last one, but Tom Berge, a man who truly appreciates the free part of free enterprise, knew where he could pinpoint such buildings: Google Earth.


 

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Theif used Google Earth to select targets
« Reply #1 on: 16/03/2009 20:37:00 »
Did this guy have some sort of neck problem that stopped him simply walking about the town looking at the roofs?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/03/2009 00:22:22 »
That takes more effort. He needed to save his energy for climbing up on the roofs
 

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