Monday, January 02, 2006

Euro GPS 1st Satellite Launched

Ownership and control of GPS technology has been of stratetic significance to the US. This is a big deal.
[...]The new system will underpin road-pricing and air traffic control networks, and would make it possible to fit cars with control units that would prevent drivers from getting too close to other vehicles.[...]
Does the phrase "thin edge of the wedge" come to mind?