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What's Facebook's responsibility when the nation seeks to lynch someone on only a name?

Will Twitter Copy Facebook Home?

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Will Twitter Copy Facebook Home?

Facial Recognition Technology Didn't Help The Search For The Boston Bombers, Says Police Chief

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Edward Davis says that the identification system used by the city "came up empty." The breakthrough came as a result of a mixture of citizen journalism, police legwork, and technology--one agent watched the same video clip 400 times. The police investigation into last week's Boston Marathon bombing, and the...
Facial Recognition Technology Didn't Help The Search For The Boston Bombers, Says Police Chief

FTSE 100 edges higher after five days of decline, with ENRC leading the way after bid approach

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Volatile week sees leading index lose 1.5% on worries about global growth and pressure on commodity pricesA possible bid for controversial Kazakh miner Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation ended a downbeat week for commodity companies on a more positive note.ENRC jumped nearly 27% after news that its three major oligarch shareholders,...
FTSE 100 edges higher after five days of decline, with ENRC leading the way after bid approach

How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

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The events in Boston, starting Monday with a pair of explosions that killed three and injured 176 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon came to a dramatic close Friday night with the capture of 19-year old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers suspected of carrying out the attacks....
How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

Rep. Peter King, Mayor Bloomberg Agree: Boston Bombing Shows We Desperately Need MORE Surveillance

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You knew it was coming. Former DHS official Stewart Baker got the ball rolling with his atrocious attempt to portray the ACLU and the EFF as hacker-and-terrorist sympathizers. A few politicians bravely read the tea leaves (while the tea was still brewing!) and declared the Boston bombing to be Exhibit...
Rep. Peter King, Mayor Bloomberg Agree: Boston Bombing Shows We Desperately Need MORE Surveillance

Marketing Day: April 19, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Boston Manhunt Pushes CNN, Police Scanner Apps Into iTunes Top Ten As law enforcement officials continue their manhunt for one fugitive... Please visit Marketing Land...
Marketing Day: April 19, 2013

The BBC confronts an Internet troll on national TV

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You know them, maybe you’re even one of them. They’re the scumbag lowlifes of the Internet. They are the trolls. Typically hiding behind a mask of supposed anonymity, those who practice Internet harassment are often seen as the neckbeard basement-dwellers of the world. But maybe they’re every bit as scummy...
The BBC confronts an Internet troll on national TV
Digital Content | Manhunt Turns Ustream Into a Crowdsourced CNN

Social nets could hold wealth of info on Boston bombing suspects

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As the manhunt goes on for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, the bombers' social networks could give investigators needed clues about them....
Social nets could hold wealth of info on Boston bombing suspects

Is Our Addiction To Tragedy On Social Media Inspiring Violence?

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If terrorism requires an audience, then the recent mainstream adoption of social media may be giving violent actors a bigger stage than ever before. There are many reasons people lash out at the world, but I don’t think it’s unreasonable to suggest that becoming the center of the attention could...
Is Our Addiction To Tragedy On Social Media Inspiring Violence?
Scapegoating Internet Conspiracy Theorists Won't Fix The Media's Hype Machine

Reuters fires social media editor after Anonymous hacking probe

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Matthew Keys says he was told his termination was related to his tweet activity during the Boston Marathon bomber manhunt, but that his federal indictment was not mentioned. [Read more]...
Reuters fires social media editor after Anonymous hacking probe

Boston police use Twitter to inform residents during manhunt

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Boston police today used Twitter and Facebook to reach out to residents during a manhunt for one of the men suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon this past Monday....
Boston police use Twitter to inform residents during manhunt

Boston Suspect in Custody After Historic Manhunt

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WATERTOWN, Mass. — Authorities captured a 19-year-old college student suspected in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings after one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history paralyzed an entire metropolis. Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents converged on a house in the Boston suburb of Watertown late Friday, and apprehended...
Boston Suspect in Custody After Historic Manhunt
My lockdown: here's what it was like living in Boston this week

Boston Manhunt Pushes CNN, Police Scanner Apps Into iOS' Top Ten

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As law enforcement officials continue their manhunt for one fugitive that’s suspected to have been involved in the Boston Marathon bombing this week, consumers looking for the latest news and information have pushed several news and scanner-type apps into the iOS top apps charts. As of about... Please visit Marketing...
Boston Manhunt Pushes CNN, Police Scanner Apps Into iOS' Top Ten

Today's Scuttlebot: Kickstarter Jr. and Google in Utah

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include a look at how easy it is to create a fake person on the Web, hackers using reports of bad news to spread bad software and a criticism...
Today's Scuttlebot: Kickstarter Jr. and Google in Utah

A Look at Brothers Suspected in the Boston Bombing

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With an auto mechanic as its patriarch, the family of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers arrived in Cambridge, Mass., around 2002, assisted by a leader of the local Chechen community who helped finance their relocation, said a friend of the family that rented a flat to them. The suspects —...
A Look at Brothers Suspected in the Boston Bombing

Labatt Threatens To Sue Newspaper For Showing Photo of Suspected Killer Holding Its Beer

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If you follow the news for gruesome murders, you're probably well aware of Luka Magnotta, the Canadian who's been accused of killing Lin Jun -- filming the entire thing (and posting it online), then dismembering the body, eating some of it, and sending parts of it to various political offices...
Labatt Threatens To Sue Newspaper For Showing Photo of Suspected Killer Holding Its Beer

Boston Bombing Suspect Killed in Shootout

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A Boston Marathon bombing suspect was killed in a confrontation with police and a manhunt was on for the second suspect — both of whom were believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of an MIT campus police officer during a chaotic series of events Thursday night. Authorities said...
Boston Bombing Suspect Killed in Shootout

Manhunt for John McAfee comes to an end (week in review)

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Fugitive software pioneer is arrested, while Apple and Samsung head back to court. Also: Netflix goes Disney. [Read more]...
Manhunt for John McAfee comes to an end (week in review)
Snuff: Murder and torture on the internet and the people who watch it
Why facial recognition tech failed in the Boston bombing manhunt

Labatt Threatens To Sue Newspaper For Showing Photo of Suspected Killer Holding Its Beer

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If you follow the news for gruesome murders, you're probably well aware of Luka Magnotta, the Canadian who's been accused of killing Lin Jun -- filming the entire thing (and posting it online), then dismembering the body, eating some of it, and sending parts of it to various political offices...
Labatt Threatens To Sue Newspaper For Showing Photo of Suspected Killer Holding Its Beer

How to donate online to charities supporting Boston bombing victims and first responders

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Our thoughts and concerns are with the greater Boston area on Friday, as the city remains on lockdown while law enforcement is conducting a manhunt for the second Boston Marathon suspect. (Ars founder Ken Fisher calls the city home, and Ars editor Jon Brodkin doesn’t live far away.) Unfortunately,...
How to donate online to charities supporting Boston bombing victims and first responders
"Hallucinating" a face, new software could have ID'd Boston bomber
The dramatic decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom captured in photos

Fan pages pop up on Facebook to support fugitive ex-LAPD cop

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More than a dozen pages appear on the social network as a manhunt stretched across Southern California for the suspect in the murder of three, including a police officer. [Read more]...
Fan pages pop up on Facebook to support fugitive ex-LAPD cop

Social media blasts beer maker over cannibal controversy

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Lawyers for Labatt Blue must wish they could climb into a deep hole about now.  The beer maker is trending on Twitter after an unforced error by the legal team tied to it the media storm surrounding Canadian cannibal, Luka Magnotta. In case anyone missed it, the cannibal was captured...
Social media blasts beer maker over cannibal controversy
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