Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.


A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Add Images & Files
    Re: Beware of your GPS!
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2009 May 1, 08:49 -0400

    And never ever mark the location of your home as a waypoint!
    -----Original Message-----
    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of RBEmerson
    Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 8:30 AM
    To: NavList
    Subject: [NavList 8111] Re: Beware of your GPS!
    See Snopes.Com on this:
    Rating: Partly True
    Naturally, leaving attractive items (e.g., GPS) in plain sight in
    parked car is ...ah... unwise, if for no other reason than to avoid a
    break-in into the car.
    On May 1, 1:46 am, Peter Fogg  wrote:
    > A story from the UK:
    > "Recently, a friend told me that someone she knew had their car broken into
    > while they were at a football game. Their car was parked on the green, which
    > was adjacent to the football stadium and specially allotted to football
    > fans. Things stolen from the car included a garage door remote control, some
    > money and a GPS that had been prominently mounted on the dashboard.
    > When the victims got home, they found that their house had been ransacked
    > and just about everything worth anything had been stolen.
    > The thieves had used the GPS to guide them to the house. They then used the
    > garage remote control to open the garage door and gain entry to the house.
    > The thieves knew the owners were at the football game, they knew what time
    > the game was scheduled to finish and so they knew how much time they had to
    > clean out the house. It would appear that they had brought a truck to empty
    > the house of its contents."
    "Confidentiality and Privilege Notice
    The information transmitted by this electronic mail (and any attachments) is 
    being sent by or on behalf of Tactronics; it is intended for the exclusive 
    use of the addressee named above and may constitute information that is 
    privileged or confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. If 
    you are not the addressee or an employee or agent responsible for delivering 
    this message to same, you are not authorized to retain, read, copy or 
    disseminate this electronic mail (or any attachments) or any part thereof. If 
    you have received this electronic mail (and any attachments) in error, please 
    call us immediately and send written confirmation that same has been deleted 
    from your system. Thank you."
    Navigation List archive: www.fer3.com/arc
    To post, email NavList@fer3.com
    To unsubscribe, email NavList-unsubscribe@fer3.com

    Browse Files

    Drop Files


    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site