Where is the Line in Exposing Critical Infrastructure Data through Online Public Mapping Websites?

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Local governments are faced with the possibility of keeping some information behind the firewall of public-facing mapping websites in the name of critical infrastructure protection. What features should be hidden in order to suppress information from would-be terrorists? Is it an all or nothing decision and where do you draw the line? Editors Joe Francica and Adena Schutzberg explore the topic and why some information can be obtained regardless of whether it is exposed by Web-based mapping portals.
The podcast was recorded on October 8, 2007 and is 12:20.

Show Notes:
Open Data Consortium

Mapping the Risks: Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly Available Geospatial Information

More on how states responded in 2004

USGS Websites shut down for security reasons
Dept. of Interior
GIS Monitor story
Wired Magazine report

Installation Mapping Enables Many Missions: The Benefits of and Barriers to Sharing Geospatial Data Assets
"America's Publicly Available Geospatial Information" (Rand Briefing, 2004

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