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May 04
2011

Technology: Bin Laden’s Downfall

Posted by iExperience in technology , osama bin laden , nga , national geospatial-intelligence agency , internet , cyberspace , Communication , cia , central intelligence agency , abbottabad

iExperience


Image of Osama bin Laden by Anxo Resua


It is simply ironic that Osama bin Laden’s decision to avoid having communication tools like the telephone and Internet in his villa hideout were one of the clues that lead US officials to his doorstep. The very same technology he dismissed, assisted Central Intelligence Agency (
CIA) officials in eventually tracking him down.


May 20
2010

Safety VS Social networking: a Facebook experiment

Posted by ShackledMuse in Social Networking , safety , profiles , mxit , information , Facebook , cyberspace

ShackledMuse

Growing up, our parents told us not to talk to strangers. Don't take candy from strangers. So if you walked down the street and a strange car pulled up, you were aware of the dangers and kept a safe distance. Throughout the years, the advice stayed the same, but the strangers changed. Today, we all know the dangers of revealing our personal details online. Yet when we get a new friend request on facebook, 7 out of 10 people will accept, even without knowing who the new "friend" is.

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