When creating maps, cartographers insert fake streets and towns to catch theft


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When creating maps, cartographers insert fake streets or even entire towns in order to protect their intellectual property.  If the street or town shows up on another map, they would know it was stolen. Dictionaries have been known to do the same thing with made up words.

Source: Gizmodo

 


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