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Late to the Party: Australian Fire Authority Criticizes Apple Maps for Being Dangerous
The Australian Country Fire Authority in Victoria has come out against Apple Maps. They're a bit behind the curve, since hating Apple Maps is a little 2012, but their complaint seems both specific and legitimate. They're saying Apple Maps is causing dangerous errors for users of the CFA's own FireReady app, which is meant to "to assess your own FireReady status and to remain aware of incidents around you in real-time." It turns out their app doesn't work too well if Apple Maps thinks your town is in the wrong place, which it so often does.Read on...