Google Earth Helps UK Teens' Summertime Craze: Pool Crashing

Ah, Google Earth. It's an amazing technology and service from Google ... which inadvertently helped launch UK's summertime craze: pool crashing!

Teens begin by surfing Google Earth’s satellite images to find houses with swimming pools — or at least paddling pools. Once a target has been identified, sweaty swimmers then use Facebook to arrange an organised, but uninvited, pool-crash. [...]

Owners of several plush poolside properties have already returned home to find teenagers taking a dip in their man-made lakes or their spoor: beer cans, dog-ends and vomit floating atop their once crystal-clear pools.

Link - via GeekPress


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Morgan's got a point. If that's what you're going to do, Google Earth is a good way to find suitable pools. Sure, you're trespassing, vandalizing, and generally being a nuisance to society, but if a thing's worth doing, it's worth doing right.
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This is why you should have pool cams. Record each of those teens so you can press charges later.

@Morgan...

Awesome? Are you a total idiot, or just an ass?
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