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Could Reddit sleuths cause harm in their quest to aid the Boston bombing investigation?

Apr 18, 2013
The U.S. Attorneys' Office and the FBI have been releasing official reports about their investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing, but there's also been amateur sleuthing taking place online at sites like Reddit and 4Chan.
Posted In: boston marathon, boston, reddit, FBI

Java problems, Aaron Swartz's legacy, and Tactus's amazing keyboard

Jan 15, 2013
Internet computing language Java may be leaving your computer vulnerable to hackers. Did overly-aggressive prosecutors drive software wunderkind Aaron Swartz to suicide? And, a look at a new technology that could change the future of keyboards and gaming controllers.
Posted In: Java, Homeland Security, reddit, hackers

Reddit, Gawker, trolling, and the dangers of online anonymity

Oct 15, 2012
Gawker journalist Adrian Chen outed a man known for online "trolling" on the website Reddit and started a discussion about free speech online.
Posted In: Tech, reddit, gawker, freedom of speech, first amendment

President Obama answers questions on Reddit

Aug 29, 2012
Users asked the president a variety of questions -- serious and not.
Posted In: Barack Obama, reddit

More SOPA drama coming soon

Jan 12, 2012
The website Reddit.com will blackout for 8 hours on January 18th to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
Posted In: Tech Report, SOPA, reddit

Amazon mum on cloud crash

Apr 22, 2011
Amazon hasn't said much about why its cloud services had an outage Wednesday into Thursday. Amazon managed to get its servers back up and running...
Posted In: Amazon, cloud, foursquare, quora, reddit

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