Facebook & Google Earth Being Used To Find War Criminals

Human rights activists are using a clever combination of Facebook and Google Earth to find wanted Darfur war criminals and bring them to justice. A Facebook page has been created on the social networking website encouraging people to report the sightings of Ahmed Haroun and Ali Kushayb. Both men were indicted by the International Criminal […]

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“Google Me” Documentary Film

Filmmaker Jim Killeen is the producer of a new documentary film called Google Me. Most people have googled their names, but how many people go to the extreme of actually meeting their “google twins”? That’s the whole idea behind Google Me. In the video below News.com reporter Kara Tsuboi interviews Jim Killeen and learns about […]

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Social Search Engine Mechanical Zoo

CNet News is reporting that some ex Google employees are working on a new social search engine. The site is called Mechanical Zoo and is scheduled for a beta launch in May. Mechanical Zoo is aiming to be an application ( rather than a regular web site ) that will allow people to search the […]

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Feds Plan To Collect & Store DNA From All Arrestees

The US federal government will start collecting DNA samples from anyone arrested by a federal law enforcement agency. The DNA samples will be collected with a cheek swab. Congress has also granted federal law enforcement agencies the power to collect DNA samples from foreigners who are detained for any reason, even if they have not […]

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Tricia Walsh Smith Divorce Video On YouTube.com

In our last post, we wrote about a no-holds-barred, tell-all, get-even video that Tricia Walsh Smith posted on YouTube.com about her husband, Broadway executive Philip Smith. Tricia Walsh-Smith and her husband are in the middle of a nasty divorce battle and she posted the video to tell the world her version of the divorce dispute. […]

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