Attorneys General Request Sex Offender Data From MySpace.com

The Associated Press is reporting that Attorneys General from eight states are requesting that MySpace.com turn over data on registered sex offenders that use the social networking site. The request is for the names of registered sex offenders who use the site and the location where they live. You can read the full story at […]

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A Peek Into the Search Engine Future

Inc.com has published an interesting article on some search engine startups that want to take on Yahoo and Google for a share of the search engine market. Powerset.com and Hakia.com are two such startups looking for a better way to search the web. Both Powerset and Hakia are using natural language technology to build a […]

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Spock.com – A New People Search Engine

There’s some serious internet buzz surrounding a new people search engine called Spock.com. Spock.com hasn’t launched yet and you currently have to request to be included on an invite list to be one of the first people to test this new search engine out, but already the site is generating a lot of interest among […]

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Facebook.com to be Included in Purdue’s Emergency Alert System

Purdue University is planning on including Facebook.com in it’s emergency alert system, in wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech. The Associated Press is reporting that Purdue is planning on using the popular social networking site for college and university students as one of its alert tools for informing students and staff in the event […]

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Loan Providers Misusing Federal Student Database

According to a 4/15/2007 Washington Post article, student loan providers with access to a national student database have searched the personal and confidential information for tens of millions of student borrowers in ways that violate federal rules. The questionable searches on the database have grown so considerable that the Education Department is considering a temporary […]

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