How Mapmaker’s Anti-Piracy Methods Turned An Imaginary Town Into A Real Place

How Mapmaker’s Anti-Piracy Methods Turned An Imaginary Town Into A Real Place

When was the last time you wondered if a map’s information had been lifted from another source? Probably never, because a map is a map is a map, right? You can’t really steal information about the physical world because it’s there for the taking. But it turns out there is such a thing as piracy in mapmaking, and one company’s attempt to keep copiers away brought an imaginary town into the real world. [More]