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Monday, September 14, 2009

WHO@ Newsletter - September 14, 2009

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .I really couldn't
Ark. baby born 9-9-09 has sibling born on 8-8-08
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090912/ap_on_fe_st/us_odd_babies_by_numbers;_ylt=AhDp3iSA8blzFPxpZMUWLs7tiBIF;_ylu=X3oDMTJ0MTkyZ2NyBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMDkwOTEyL3VzX29kZF9iYWJpZXNfYnlfbnVtYmVycwRjcG9zAzQEcG9zAzEEc2VjA3luX2hlYWRsaW5lX2xpc3QEc2xrA2Fya2JhYnlib3JuOQ--

At least it will be easy to remember their birthdays. An Arkansas couple welcomed a new baby girl into their lives Wednesday ­ giving her the birthdate of 9-9-09. Andy and Alison Miller's newest daughter Molly Reid will come home to sister Campbell, who was born on August 8, 2008, or 8-8-08.

The coincidences don't stop there. Molly Reid has nine letters to her name, while Campbell has eight.

The Millers don't appear poised to go for a third child on 10-10-10.

Alison Miller tells Rogers, Ark. television station KHOG that she and her husband are going to take a rest.

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(DISCLAIMER: The following news items were found on the web and were not written or endorsed by WHO@; they are for informational purposes only)

Facebook Anonymous - 09/14/09
http://www.usavanguard.com/facebook-anonymous-1.473056
As alarms across campus scream their waking call, my Internet goes from hare to tortoise, as Facebook now consumes the bandwidth. Nothing on the Internet works beyond a tortoise speed during the hours that students are commonly in their dorm, feeding their addiction. Therefore, I must ask not only how addicted to Facebook are you, but what type of addict are you?

Woman Faces Sex Charges after Finding Son - 09/13/09
http://www.wxyz.com/news/story/Woman-Faces-Sex-Charges-after-Finding-Son/SFgCb6S_8kWQFoT3D7mPUQ.cspx
A woman who gave her son up for adoption 10 years ago is now accused of having sex with the teen after finding him on the Internet.

Hackers steal £1m in online tax scam - 09/13/09
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-1213119/Hackers-steal-1m-online-tax-scam.html
Police are investigating how criminals managed to steal £1million from the taxman by accessing a Government computer system and granting themselves rebates.

Hounded out of home by Facebook friend - 09/12/09
http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/Hounded-out-of-home-by.5641774.jp
A TERRIFIED mum was hounded out of her home by threats made on a social networking site by a woman who had already attacked her.

Ex-para held over theft of medals - 09/12/09
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/campaigns/our_boys/2634309/Ex-paras-arrest-over-theft-of-medals.html
A FORMER paratrooper has been arrested on suspicion of callously stealing medals from his brave comrades to flog on eBay.

Online messages lead to arrests, cops say - 09/11/09
http://www.dailycomet.com/article/20090911/HURBLOG/909119840/1223?Title=Online-messages-lead-to-arrests-cops-say
Two women were arrested on charges of cyberstalking Thursday for sending threatening messages through Myspace, deputies said.

Beware! Ash a 'dangerous' celebrity - 09/11/09
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/index.php?option=com_content&issueid=122&task=view&id=61157§ionid=67&Itemid=1
If you are a fan of Aishwarya Rai- Bachchan, beware! The actress, along with cricketer Yuvraj Singh, is the most 'dangerous' Indian celebrity to search in cyberspace, according to an internet security company.

Arkansas Does Have Internet Policy For Athletes - 09/11/09
http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/sports_blog_post.asp?pID=4872
University of Arkansas athletes were asked to read and sign an athletic department policy on social networking Web sites prior to the 2009-10 school year.

How to Protect and Maintain Your Twitter, MySpace and Facebook Accounts - 09/10/09
http://zikkir.com/index/31894
Many people are taking advantage of the various social networking sites. Before you decide to plunder deep into the voids, follow these key tips to make the most out of your experience, and prevent any problems that can occur.

Top boxer threatens Facebook over hate groups - 09/10/09
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-10349494-71.html
Boxing's popularity seems to have been overtaken by such pleasures as mixed martial arts and American Idol over the last few years. This doesn't seem to have discouraged Facebook users from forming groups around their love of expressing hate for certain boxers.

Gold Coast Myspace bash girl released - 09/10/09
http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,27574,26053262-3102,00.html
A TEENAGE Gold Coast girl who was this week jailed for bashing a rival student, with the fight being captured on video and posted on MySpace, has been released on bail pending a court hearing scheduled for tomorrow.

Internet Law: breach of website TOS is civil not criminal offence - 09/10/09
http://chiefofficers.net/888333888/cms/index.php/news/management/biz_law_central/internet_law/internet_law_breach_of_website_tos_is_civil_not_criminal_offence
A common-sense decision by a US District Judge has resulted in an Order that breaching the terms of service of a website is a matter for the civil not the criminal law. Unfortunately, he has also muddied the waters for he has left the door open for convictions on more serious charges on similar facts.

Hacker pleads guilty in identity theft scam defrauding Wal-Mart - 09/10/09
http://www.mxlogic.com/securitynews/identity-theft/hacker-pleads-guilty-in-identity-theft-scam-defrauding-walmart511.cfm
A Sacramento, California, hacker pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and identity theft for his involvement in an international cyberscam that used personal information stolen with phishing sites to open fraudulent Wal-Mart credit accounts.

Turkish police say women held captive on show set - 09/10/09
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090910/ap_on_re_eu/eu_turkey_fake_reality_show
Turkish military police said Thursday that they had stormed an Istanbul villa to rescue nine captive women whose scantily clad images were posted online after they were recruited for a television reality show.

Facebook Mom - 09/09/09
http://www.collegehumor.com/article:1791210
One of my brother's friends at Penn State sent this to him and he forwarded it to me. It pretty much summarizes why parents shouldn't be allowed on Facebook.

Charge against Watertown businessman to be dismissed - 09/09/09
http://www.myabc50.com/news/local/story/Charge-against-Watertown-businessman-to-be/-lxt6PO6kESBOGZ3Im-cYw.cspx
A harassment charge against Watertown businessman Michael Defranco will be dismissed in six months if he stays out of trouble.

Scientology seeks to squash anonymity - 09/09/09
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/09/anonymous_backfire/
A little local controversy involving the Church of Scientology and its critics could lead to curbs on the right to anonymity of anyone using the web.

Hospital A&E staff suspended for playing Facebook 'Lying Down Game' while on duty -09/09/09
http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/news/article-1212237/Hospital-A-amp-E-staff-suspended-playing-Facebook-Lying-Down-Game-duty.html#ixzz0R5bCBGvl
A group of doctors and nurses have been suspended after bosses caught them posting photographs of themselves playing 'The Lying Down Game' on Facebook.
Seven staff at the Great Western Hospital, in Swindon, Wiltshire, allegedly took part in the internet craze by lying down on resuscitation trollies, ward floors and a heli-pad.

Second Pranknet Member Arrested - 09/09/09
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0909091prankster1.html
A Texas man is facing felony charges in two states for placing prank phone calls that caused significant damage to fast food restaurants.

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