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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

WHO@ Newsletter - May 18, 2009

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .She's Hot Hot Hot
Tenn. woman fights off intruders with chili, broom
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090519/ap_on_fe_st/us_odd_chili_defense;_ylt=AoqAXeCVnxNc6v7Zg1MMBoTtiBIF

Up in Tazewell, Wanda Bray slings a mean bowl of chili. Quite literally. Claiborne County Sheriff's Capt. David Honeycutt said Bray was confronted by men who broke into her home Tuesday night and she fought back by throwing what was described as "household objects" at them, including a bowl of homemade chili.

Then, according to The Knoxville News Sentinel, the 58-year-old Bray went after the intruders with a broom. They fled.

Police later arrested three men and charged them with the home invasion robbery and with a recent convenience store holdup.

Honeycutt said the intruders demanded drugs from Bray and probably got away with a bottle of blood pressure pills.
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Is your boss your friend or foe? - 05/19/09
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/biztech/is-your-boss-your-friend-or-foe/2009/05/18/1242498695453.html
Facebook is blurring the boundaries between work and private life and sometimes the consequences are at the employee's expense, writes Michelle Wilding.

Wesleyan Killing Puts New Focus On Crime Of Stalking - 05/19/09
http://www.courant.com/news/local/hc-stalk.artmay19,0,3849447.story
It doesn't matter how many locks you have on the door, how much counseling you get or even whether the criminal justice system works.

Got an unusual name? Facebook may think it's fake - 05/18/09
http://tech.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090518/ap_on_hi_te/us_tec_facebook_names
Alicia Istanbul woke up one recent Wednesday to find herself locked out of the Facebook account she opened in 2007, one Facebook suddenly deemed fake.

'Sexting' on rise among teenagers - 05/17/09
http://www.rgj.com/article/20090517/NEWS/905170352/1321/NEWS/+Sexting++on+rise+among+teenagers
Lucy Miller of Mogul wants her teenage son to be able to call her or her husband in case of emergencies, or let them know when he needs to be picked up from activities.

NSW laws helping prosecute more stalkers - 05/17/09
http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-national/nsw-laws-helping-prosecute-more-stalkers-20090517-b78i.html
Stalking offences are being more successfully prosecuted with less involvement from victims since the intro

Net ban to beat toff kid 'cheats - 05/16/09
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2432305.ece
POSH Harrow schoolboys were banned from using the internet after a suspected plot to cheat in a GCSE exam.

Ex-con charged with killing Internet pal - 05/15/09
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2009/05/15/Ex-con-charged-with-killing-Internet-pal/UPI-52271242402144/
New York police say they have charged a man with murder in the killing of a woman allegedly wooed on the Internet and ambushed on a park bench.

Fargo man accused of stalking West Fargo woman on Facebook - 05/15/09
http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/240671/
A Fargo man is accused of stalking a West Fargo woman and using fake names to send her messages on Facebook threatening to kill anyone he wants to, including the woman and her family.

Protect Yourself Against Ruthless Cyber-Stalkers - 05/15/09
http://wcbstv.com/technology/cyber.stalking.internet.2.1010915.html
Another alleged stalking incident has led to another death.
A 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a man who police say was cyber-stalking her.

Holocaust denier whom Britain refused to extradite to Germany gets jail sentence in Australia for anti-Semitic website - 05/14/09
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1181334/Holocaust-denier-Britain-refused-extradite-Germany-gets-jail-sentence-Australia-anti-Semitic-website.html
An Australian who has denied the Holocaust occurred was sentenced to three months in prison today for defying an order to stop publishing anti-Semitic material on his website.

U.S. internet sex predator 'lured dozens of British girls to send him nude photos through MySpace' - 05/14/09
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1181320/U-S-internet-sex-predator-lured-dozens-British-girls-send-nude-photos-MySpace.html
An internet sex predator in America who posed as a 14-year-old is feared to have lured dozens of British girls in to sending him nude photos of themselves.

EMT loses job for posting picture of murder victim on his Facebook page - 05/14/09
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2009/05/14/2009-05-14_emt_loses_job_for_posting_body_facebook.html
A Staten Island EMT lost his job after snapping a picture of a murder victim and posting the photo on his Facebook page, his former employer said Wednesday.

Google off! Outrage over spy-in-the-street forces company to reshoot its entire Street View footage for Japan - 05/13/09
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1181253/Google-Outrage-spy-street-forces-company-reshoot-entire-Street-View-footage-Japan.html
Google is under increasing global pressure to make changes to its highly controversial Street View after fresh complaints that it was invading the privacy of householders.

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