‘Egypt’s GPS ban: How does it affect the local GIS industry, Nokia and Apple’s iPhone?’

by Jon Thompson on October 31, 2008

Stefan Geens over at Ogle Earth has a great write-up on GPS being banned in Egypt.  Take notice as Egypt is not the only country with an “notoriously paranoid military”.  The opener is brilliant:

Here’s an eye opener, courtesy of an article in the Daily Star Egypt:

Today, only three countries in the world still ban the commercial use of GPS: Egypt, Syria and North Korea.

And I happen to have moved to one of them.

Read on…

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