We're saved! Microsoft has saved us!

"[REDMOND, Wash.] Microsoft has been granted a patent for its "avoid ghetto"
feature for GPS devices. A GPS device is used to find shortcuts and avoid
traffic, but Microsoft's patent states that a route can be plotted for
pedestrians to avoid an "unsafe neighborhood..."


No more accidentally driving thru the 'hood. Conversely, this new app can
probably direct liberals to the best places to buy smack.


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