CNET News is reporting on the interesting, behind-the-scenes details involved in the capture of the “MySpace Fugitive” inside a Philadelphia public library. From the CNET report — Darren Bates’ capture last week as he was updating his MySpace page at the Philadelphia main library has been widely reported. But exactly how were U.S. Marshals able […]
Believe it or not, some German politicians are seeking to criminalize virtual violence in video games with laws aimed at punishing game creators and players. From arstechnica.com — Players and creators of video games could face imprisonment for acts of virtual violence under draft legislation being drawn up by two of Germany’s state governments. Politicians […]
The Sun Online is reporting on a high tech psychological warfare technique being used by the British Military’s Psychological Operations Group: instead of dropping ominous leaflets over enemy lines, they are sending SMS text messages directly to their cell phones and mobile devices. From the article — TALIBAN fighters in Afghanistan are being bombarded by […]
Silicon.com is reporting that Malaysia is planning on using RFID tagged license plates to curb car theft and track stolen vehicles. From the article — RFID licence plates are set to be introduced next year by the Road Transport Department in Malaysia, according to reports. Authorities there are hoping the high-tech plates will curb car […]
Here is an entertaining blog post for the spy in all of us and die hard James Bond fanatics. The PopSci blog has compiled a list and photo gallery for the top 15 best James Bond gadgets ever. Source: The 15 Best Bond Gadgets of All Time.