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Global Incident Map + Find The Muslims

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Hey kids, do you like to track suspicious activities and potential terrorist acts?

Then look no further than the Global Incident Map, a Google Maps mashup that shows you where the bad stuff could be going down. Stress “could be.” It also updates ever 420 seconds, and all in all it’s not such a bad thing. After all, keeping on top of what’s happening in the world is standard operating procedure.

They also have maps that tracks news concerning illegal alien arrests, Amber alerts, bird flu outbreaks, and USA school incidents. Again, stuff that’s interesting to know.

However, what I find to be disturbing is another mashup they have called The Mosque Map. Because maybe I’m just being silly here, but I don’t think it’s being used to locate a place to worship.

Personally, I’d like to know the reason why the person created a site to keep tabs on where muslims congregate. It seems, well, suspicious.