[LINK] Google did it! aka BOG

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Mon Nov 8 16:54:19 AEDT 2010

At 16:28 +1100 8/11/10, Jan Whitaker wrote:
>A Google Maps error is being blamed for Nicaraguan troops
>accidentally invading Costa Rica last week. ...

An acronym in use for some time now is BOTPA:
Blame it On The Privacy Act
e.g. http://www.privacy.org.au/Resources/BOTPA.html

Applying the same logic:
Blame it On Google = BOG

So now we can not only get bogged down, but bogged up as well.

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