U.S. issues advisory to doctors to help identify bird flu

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TweetYumThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it has issued an advisory to U.S. doctors that may help them identify any cases of the new bird flu virus known as H7N9, but stressed that no cases have been found in the United States. So far, the new strain of bird flu […]

U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

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TweetYumThe feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National Security Administration (NSA) the merchant, […]

CIA and FBI establish threat center in London; Secret Service to enforce Trespass Act in Britain?

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TweetYumShareThis CIA and FBI establish threat center in London; Secret Service to enforce Trespass Act in Britain? 26 Jul 2012 The US is sending its top spies from the CIA, FBI and other agencies to aid UK authorities during the Olympic games. British security officials have joined forces with America’s top federal intelligence agencies to […]

Can (Should) Social Media Be Used to Identify Psychopaths?

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TweetYumPeople’s nasty traits have a way of revealing themselves on social networks: in writing. Or rather in how they write. That means an analysis of how someone tweets could reveal whether he or she is narcissistic, Machiavellian, or psychopathic, according to researchers. “The FBI could use this to flag potential wrongdoers, but I think it’s […]

Websites Will Be Forced to Identify Trolls

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TweetYumShareThis Websites Will Be Forced to Identify Trolls 12 Jun 2012 (UK) Websites will be legally obliged to provide victims with the identity of people who post abusive and defamatory online messages about them under plans by the Government. Major ‘reforms’ of the libel laws will also see internet service providers (ISPs) given greater protection […]