Click on the link below to read the article from the New York Times:
WORLD | August 09, 2011
Japan Held Nuclear Data, Leaving Evacuees in Peril
By NORIMITSU ONISHI and MARTIN FACKLER
Residents of a town in the nuclear disaster zone expressed fury that unpublished radiation forecasts could have prevented them from harm.
Comment: Much to its credit, no main stream paper has tuned into the Geospatial Revolution like the New York Times. Unfortunately, from this sad story that it ran yesterday, comes a lesson for us all about the immense damage that can happen to society when geospatial technology is not handled with care and respect.