FaceBook Now Allowing Open Registration

TechCrunch has announced today that the popular social network site FaceBook is allowing open registration. FaceBook contains millions of user profiles and people listings. Skip tracers, private investigators and background research professionals will now have a valuable new search tool, in addition to MySpace and other social network sites, for doing people searches, background searches […]

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We are all Spies in a High-Tech, Wired and Google World

Executives at Hewlett-Packard aren’t the only people playing “Spy vs. Spy”. According to a recent LA Times article, in our current high-tech, wired and Google world, I spy, you spy, we all spy on people; but we only get mad when someone else spies on us. From the article — Women Google prospective dates. Neighbors […]

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Free Credit Report Information From the FTC

Congress mandated that consumers have access to their credit reports free of charge in the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003. For anyone concerned about their credit rating, identity theft or their credit history, it is advisable to get a free copy of your credit report. In addition, pulling a copy of your […]

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Fly Eyes May Help Spy and Surveillance Cameras to See Better

Roland Piquepaille at ZDNet.com discusses a National Geographic article on the use of fly eyes for helping digital cameras and surveillance systems to “see” better. From the article — Even with our sophisticated cameras, we can sometimes get poor pictures. This usually happens because cameras use an average light setting to control brightness. When parts […]

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Big Brother is Watching You and Talking to You

The Council of Middlesbrough, England has set up a system of public surveillance system of security cameras that watch people and also reprimand and yell at people who are causing trouble or engaging in criminal activity. From thewest.com – “It is like a public humiliation in a way, but it means that the person won’t […]

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