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US authorities want to ban Navigator Waze, which marks the position of the police on the map
US federal authorities seeking to establish a democratic system outside the continent, within its boundaries elements of democracy itself is not particularly favor. In particular, they found a reason to prohibit the use of the service Waze .
Waze – is a multifunctional application, whose main task – helping the driver on the road and search for gas stations with the most favorable prices. It is somewhat similar to the services of the Russian “Yandex”, so that many American drivers use it to avoid videofiksatsii cameras on the roads.
Authorities have long sharpened teeth on Waze, which reduces the revenues of local budgets, reloadable, including due to these same penalties. But, fortunately, in most Western countries the freedom of exchange of information is to recognize the value and basis of civil society, so those or other attempts to deal with the service ended with the shooting of a gun on sparrows. However, recent developments in the United States, during which thugs began attacking police officers in retaliation for fallen comrades, gave police an unexpected trump card in the debate about banning Waze.
According to British «The Guardian», American police stated that the application informs the whereabouts of civil patrol cars that can help would-be assassins and police simply criminals. According to the publication, as the main argument leads police “tweets” Ismail Brinsley bandit who attacked law enforcement officers in New York. The photo posted to Twitter, was a screenshot of Waze.
Law enforcement officials are calling for Google to exclude the police from tracking app Waze, without waiting for any judicial or legislative action.
According to specialists, Waze users have nothing to fear, because if the police follow the logic, the ban could get any social network where you can share messages about the location of cameras and patrols. Finally, as in the case with a weapon, the application does not kill, and criminals.
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