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    Homeowners are upset at Waze for giving people shortcut directions through their neighborhood
    Some homeowners have noticed their quiet neighborhood had become used as a shortcut due to some roadwork that was being done on the main road.

    These homeowners say Waze is to blame, and have gone as far as to log into the service themselves to and post false reports of a wreck, speed trap or other blockage on their streets.
     
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    It's great what crowd sourced information can do. I suppose any satnav that can avoid the jams, roadworks, etc. and try to route you around might do that, not just Waze.

    The article goes on to say that falsely reporting a wreck or something doesn't work for long, as everyone else is indicating there's no stoppage by the way they're moving. And eventually you're sussed-out and banned by the system, for data poisoning.
     
    #2 mikedt, Jun 8, 2016
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