Category Archives: cybercrime

The Funny US-Canada Border


Village Customs border on the ridiculous ‘Michel Jalbert was not planning a diplomatic incident when he drove 20 yards into the United States last October to fill his car with cheap petrol. ‘Like almost everyone in Pohenegamook, a Quebec village … Continue reading

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Was ‘Charmine Chou’ a social experiment for case study?


Sexy FB posts get OFW in trouble with Saudi authorities ‘In the spirit of balance reporting, we are posting screenshots of the public posts cum explanation made by a certain Suzy Bautista, said to be a Master of Arts student … Continue reading

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Track and Verify News with Emergent


‘Emergent is a real-time rumor tracker. It’s part of a research project with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University that focuses on how unverified information and rumor are reported in the media. It aims to develop and … Continue reading

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Beware of New Law on Social Media


Uploading of private sexual videos, images, and even text messages on social media, to be made a criminal offense ‘The new Criminal Justice and Courts Bill will have an amendment dealing specifically with the practice. “‘We want those who fall … Continue reading

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Weird Result of Social Experiment [Video]


When men experience domestic violence, why do people react differently? ‘The video below shows witnesses risking their own safety to help when they see a man verbally and physically assaulting his female companion. But the same was not true for … Continue reading

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Cost of Blocking Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots: $600,000


‘Here’s some payback for everyone who has felt gouged by hotel charges for Wi-Fi service: Marriott International has to pay $600,000 following a probe into whether it intentionally blocked personal Wi-Fi hotspots in order to force customers to use its … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Gun for Just $1,200


The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home ‘When Cody Wilson revealed the world’s first fully 3-D printed gun last year, he showed that the “maker” movement has enabled anyone to create a working, lethal firearm … Continue reading

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