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Google’s So Helpful It Tells You Where To Buy Drugs

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Feb
2014

A block in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., was identified as the boroughs drug section by Google Maps, the Village Voice reported Thursday. A Redditor found the apparent mistake and posted it to the site, asking others how it could have happened. People speculated that the drug section was most likely the creation of someone toying with Googles MapMaker product — just one of the ways the powers that be at Google build out their complex maps database. While the original map had drug section written along part of West 8th Street, thats since been removed.

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