Update: Google called Barry. Even though it is in their recommended QR scanners list, they told him “not to use the BeeTagg scanner and try QuickMark for iPhone or Barcode Scanner for Android. Both worked correctly”. My question: What good is a bar coding system that is only accurate 2 out of 3 times?
Barry Schwartz reports at SeRoundtable that the QR code on his Favorite Places Poster recently received from Google leads to the wrong Places page. Rather than take the viewer to Brick Marketing, it takes them to the Citrus Grille. Here is a video of his abortive scan:
Did Google just mess up Barry’s? Are the errors more widespread? Was it hijacked as Barry asked?
Has anyone else experienced similar results?Google Maps News of The Weird - RustyBrick's Favorite Places Poster Miscoded? by Mike Blumenthal