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Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz (And Asking Why His Crime Was So Controversial)
Jan17

Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz (And Asking Why His Crime Was So Controversial)

I don’t usually write in memoriam-style articles, but the recent suicide of early Reddit employee Aaron Swartz has got the Internet buzzing and me wondering what is up with the severe computer crime laws in the U.S. In Aaron’s case, the crime was controversial and the results tragic. Here’s his story and…

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Arkansasonline.com – The Best Arkansas News Around

Arkansasonline.com is an online news journal with news you want to know. Business in Arkansas, entertainment news, national headlines and international situations inform Arkansan citizens of current happenings and news. A regular supply of videos are an up to date feature you will love. There are plenty of articles about elections involving the most important candidates, in particular, those running for President. Sometimes there are...

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CitySourced.com – Report Civic Issues

CitySourced is an application that turns your mobile phone into a tool for reporting all kind of civic issues. Public safety, environmental matters and al that’s got to do with the quality of life in your community can be reported and brought into the consideration of your elected representatives if you download this app. So, instead of having to write a letter or an email and sending it on its way, this app lets you send a...

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AdaSheriff.org – Ada County Sheriff

For folks in Ada County, Idaho, AdaSheriff.org offers victim services, records, reports, and other tools and resources regarding law enforcement in the area. Residents and visitors to the AdaSheriff website may check recent arrests in the county, view a map of recent crime reports, or check the sex offender registry. A Jail inmate listing and FAQs about warrants issued by the Ada Sheriff’s office are also available....

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AreYouSafeDC.com – Detecting Criminal Activity

Not that long ago somebody created an app that told burglars when they could break into you house based on your Foursquare check-ins. Now, someone was sensible enough to come up with the opposite service: a detector of threats in your close vicinity. While if doesn’t use Foursquare as its point of reference, the comparison still holds its own. This application (which can be purchased at the App Store) resembles a Geiger counter that...

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