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Arguments in Case Involving Net and Suicide – NYTimes.com

Some might have read well a lot probably has read some story or another about this teenager who was taunted into killing herself, by an adult and mother of one of the girl’s former friends. The internet these days can be used of so many things and even made into a weapon which can injure and destroy innocent people’s lives this is one of those stories;

LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors in court on Wednesday depicted a woman accused of creating a phony account on MySpace to taunt a 13-year-old girl as cravenly preying on the “vulnerable” and “boy crazy” teenager, who had a history of depression and suicidal thoughts.

The girl, Megan Meier, committed suicide, prosecutors said, after receiving nasty messages that she believed had come from a teenage boy but had actually been written by the accused woman, Lori Drew.

Arguments in Case Involving Net and Suicide – NYTimes.com

Filed under: Computers, Odd News

China; big on malware

“Hackers are hijacking Web sites around the world to make them point to malware on sites based in China, the U.S. and Russia,” Carole Theriault, Sophos senior security consultant, said in a statement. The news is that China is host to almost half of the world’s malware-infected web sites.
Read more at; C-Net News
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