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Re: Did Sean Gorman's maps show the cascading vulnerability in Ohio?

  • From: alex
  • Date: Mon Aug 18 14:21:55 2003

> > > The "Dig Safe" program might be a good model for controlling access to
> > > Sean's work.   This would not preclude further scholarship on Sean's work
> > > but it would keep the data out of the hands of the 31337 crowd.
> > 	Huh ?,  Try this on for size ,  "Hello ,  I am joe's contracting
> > 	service & I have a building permit(I do) and I need to dig at ..."
> > 	If I remeber correctly the "Dig Safe" program will give me the
> > 	info without so much as a check on the permit or my company name .
> 
> This is not really correct. They wont tell you over the phone.

I should probably correct this from "wont" to "should not".

The reason for that is that if one does not call call before dig, one would
be liable. If one does call and misunderstands, the survey company would be
liable. So those companies prefer to leave very clear marks.

Alex





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