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A Patent To Report Missing Physical Mapping Destinations

Online mapping services provide a method for users to make suggested corrections to maps, but they are often reviewed and approved by an expert reviewer. Some systems might accept changes from users without review who have had a large number of suggestions approved in the past, and have built credibility. But what if someone using a mapping service arrived at a physical destination that did not exist and reported it via their mobile phone? A patent filing describes a system tracking these incidents through GPS, cell tower trangulation or Wi-Fi location reporting. 

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