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Tower Websites & National Security
<<On Tue, 9 Oct 2001 00:21:18 -0400, "Michael P Fitzpatrick Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Do you think having such a site is a possible threat to national security or
> something of the sorts?
No. This information has always been publically available, from such
diverse sources as /Broadcasting Yearbook/, the FCC, the FAA
(aeronautical charts), USGS maps, and private sources which use the
government data. Most towers of any significance are well known in
their local communities; it would be hard to spend much time in Boston
without finding out where all the thousand-foot towers are. Having a
Web site does not make a significant difference in the threat level.