NAAAH looks for, finds racism in unreleased app

The National Association for the Advancement of Assholes (NAAAH, aka NAACP) has found racism in a smart phone app that is not only unreleased, but is still under development.

An in-development Microsoft smart phone app designed to help drivers and pedestrians avoid unsafe neighborhoods is proving controversial among some minority rights groups that find the software potentially discriminatory.

The as-of-yet unnamed product is being referred to as the “Avoid The Ghetto” app by those who are concerned with where it will guide users.

“I’m going to be up in arms about it if it happens,” said Dallas NAACP President Juanita Wallace.

That’s the way to ‘tone down’ the rhetoric isn’t it? Especially after your President asked for the rhetoric to be ‘toned down’ after the Gifford’s shooting.

Wallace spent her afternoon at a rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and said she felt safe there, but fears the app may project otherwise.

“Can you imagine me not being able to go to MLK Blvd. because my GPS says that’s a dangerous crime area? I can’t even imagine that,” she said.

No I can’t. It just informs you that it is a high crime area. You are free to enter the area. Nothing is stopping you!

Now, to make this a really racist app, and therefore more useful, I would include stats about white-on-black crimes vs. black-on-white crimes in the area. That would be useful!

Almost forgot: source article here.

Having reported that, last time I checked, there is still a Constitutional freedom of association. If I don’t wish to associate with assholes, jackoffs, and other assorted scumbags, that’s not discrimination. That’s freedom of association.

Ditto if I’m a business owner and don’t want AJS in my business. Or even want to hire such.

What we really need is an app that would show conservative vs. liberal areas!

Posted by Christopher    United States   on 01/19/2012 at 04:24 AM   
  1. Just more of the infantile, paranoid Black culture, which is, naturally, supported by the white, Liberal, bleeding-heart, do-gooders.

    I think that app is the best idea that’s come along in years.

    Posted by New Jersey Yankee    Ireland   01/19/2012  at  09:03 AM  
  2. does anyone use windows phones then??

    Posted by Chris Edwards    Canada   01/19/2012  at  12:09 PM  
  3. What we really need is an app that would show conservative vs. liberal areas!

    I agree as watching the Dems/Lefts’ heads explode with that one will be so much fun!

    Posted by wardmama4    United States   01/19/2012  at  02:08 PM  
  4. What is wrong with this app?  It may just save lives.  Also, it could keep a brother out of jail, since it will avoid a mugging, raping or murder that will not be committed.  Also, MLK road, street, blvd, lane or what have you are all over the place.  And everytime I am on it, I know I don’t want to be there at night or for very long.  It is not is the truth.  I am not a racist.  Everything I believe is backup up by statistics or science and genetics.

    What they need to do is reverse this technology and call it the “brother don’t get beat up by the cops” app.  What it is is an app that tells where all the upper class rich white neighborhoods are.  Then, the brothers can avoid those areas when driving and they won’t get pulled over by the cops and get beat up.  Hey, how can any one complain?  It keeps people safe...right?

    Posted by sdkar    United States   01/19/2012  at  06:15 PM  
  5. Any good map, digital or otherwise, is not complete without a “here be dragons” zone or two. It just depends on how you define your dragons.

    As I said last time, the same technology can be used to plot a driving route that never comes near shoe stores or discount coat outlets, which can be a really good thing on a long trip.

    Posted by Drew458    United States   01/19/2012  at  10:04 PM  
  6. Actually Drew, we have that already. No digital GPS or ‘here be dragons’ necessary. It’s called the interstate highway system. While it might get close, that’s not the highway’s fault…it just means that companies discovered that locating next to an interstate highway might bring more customers. But there is nothing forcing you to get off the highway and stop and shop.

    I assume you are traveling without a wife onboard. If you got one, all bets are off… grin Been there; done that!

    Posted by Christopher    United States   01/20/2012  at  12:07 AM  
  7. If they were smart, that developer would put in a setting where a user could select the option “Avoid The Ghettoes” or “Avoid the Rich Honky Muthafuckas!”

    Posted by Macker    United States   01/20/2012  at  03:57 AM  
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