Benefits would be:

- Can't delete or move it.
- It would be in the "Show or Hide Places" list, not the pushpin list

The alternative would be to try to make a pushpin exhibit this behavior. There is a previous post on making a pushpin immoveable:

http://www.mp2kmag.com/articles.asp?...moveable<br />

I didn't find anything about adding pushins to the "Show or Hide Places" list