Google’s Waze is in trouble: Legal action incoming over ‘fake’ POI allegations

Google’s Waze is in trouble: Legal action incoming over ‘fake’ POI allegations


A little while ago, I sat down with Julie Mossler from Waze for a chat about the mapping and turn-by-turn directions service. What quickly became clear is that the biggest thing the company has going for it is the impressive community contributions that keep the service up to date. However, ‘built by you‘ might turn out to be incorrect if the filing from rival navigation company PhantomAlert is upheld in court. In a nutshell, it alleges that after nearly coming to a deal to share database information between the two companies (the database exchange deal fell apart because Waze didn’t have enough…

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