Naïve suffer and even die, due to politically correct disinformation by MSM
Racists say people end up killed, injured, raped for venturing into the wrong neighborhood at the wrong time
Naively hampering police law enforcement in New York, Baltimore, causes an explosion of murder rates Category:PCKills
Their parents filed a lawsuit recently accusing the university of misrepresenting safety at the campus, where nearly one-fifth of the 38,000 students are from overseas, including 2,500 from China. ...
In the lawsuit, the victims’ parents said the university made false claims about safety in a section of its online application.
The 15-page lawsuit accuses the institution of hiding behind the word “urban” and not saying the campus is in a high-crime area. It also notes that Chinese students in particular would interpret “urban” to mean the university is in a safe area.
One has to read a racist site to understand the details. MSM hide the truth, as in the following
Derbishire "The Talk" http://takimag.com/article/the_talk_nonblack_version_john_derbyshire/print#axzz3hasTiwIM
Haiti NGO helper as Rape victim
Last autumn, the briefly-lived GhettoTracker.com came under fire both for its name, which many found offensive, and because in labelling an area a "ghetto", it took into account user feedback and not official data such as crime rates. (It later changed its name to Good Part of Town before disappearing altogether.)
Nextdoor asks neighbours to submit crimes and unsafe local conditions
In 2012, when Microsoft was granted a patent for technology which would incorporate crime data when providing walking directions in its Bing maps service, it was dubbed the "avoid ghetto" GPS patent.
Some apps have had success by focusing more on specific communities: Nextdoor is a private social network in which users in specific neighbourhoods can communicate about local issues, including reporting crime and working with police to solve issues.
The key, say experts, are the users.
"Technology is only as good as the people who form part of its developer and user community," Seeta Pena Gangadharan, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, told the BBC.
"A tool like SketchFactor might actually be incredibly powerful for a community in building safety by allowing people to share stories but it really does depend on the context. You could imagine a community that might have a xenophobic tendencies or exclusionary tendencies to use an app like that as an extension of already existing biases."
Microsoft "Avoid Ghetto" App Draws Controversy
Is an app that steers drivers clear of notorious neighborhoods racist?
Ghetto app to avoid