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Will revealing the exact location of mobile phone masts generate business?

The Information Commissioner is forcing Ofcom to release data about where radio masts used for mobile phones are located. If it happens, it could be an interesting test of whether free data does indeed generate businesses (even though this comes from businesses, not government.) Read more at Guardian Technology’s How can I find out where the nearest mobile phone base station is?

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