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Web-Users Fall For Fake Anti-Virus Scams

Fearing their computers may be prone to viruses, many web-users download fake anti-virus software, only to find later that their bank details have been hacked.

According to the latest research by GetSafeOnline.org, the UK’s national internet security initiative, a rising nunber of organised criminal gangs are tricking security-conscious intenet-users into purchasing anti-virus software to access their bank details.

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Facebook Says It Owns 'Book'

Teachbook.com has two employees and fewer than 20 users signed up for its free Web community. The site has yet to officially launch.

But the Northbrook, Ill.-based company, which provides tools for teachers to manage their classrooms and share lesson plans and other resources, has been thrust into the spotlight by social networking giant Facebook, which sued the start-up for using “book” in its name.

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Digg In the Future

Hard-core Digg users and fans of the link-sharing site — the so-called “Digg Nation” — spend a lot of their time trying to push their favorite links to the front page, competing with each other for the number of “diggs” their links get, and debating why certain links made it and others didn’t. Now, a 17-year-old programmer has come up with an algorithm he says can predict which links will make it to the front of Digg with a high degree of accuracy. The algorithm, which developer Raj Vir is still tweaking, powers a site called Digg In The Future.

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Wikileaks Now Hosted By the Swedish Pirate Party

During his visit to the the Swedish capital Stockholm, Wikileaks spokesman Julian Assange struck a deal with the local Pirate Party. The Party, which participates in the national elections next month, will host several new Wikileaks servers to protect the freedom of the press and help the whistleblower site to carry out its operation.

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Firefox To Make History, About To Surpass IE in Europe

August has arrived. Time for a browser market share update. There is quite a bit of news this month, which, depending on your view, can be modified in virtually any direction you prefer. Microsoft likes the version in which IE has gained market share and pushed back Firefox and Chrome. Mozilla may like the one that embarrasses Microsoft and shows that it is about to overtake IE in Europe and Google will most likely state that there is a very good chance that it has now more than 10% of the market. Which one do you prefer? Pick one.

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FBI Instructs Wikipedia To Drop FBI Seal

In a letter sent to Wikipedia's San Francisco office, the FBI said that "unauthorised reproduction of the FBI Seal was prohibited by US law".

"Whoever possesses any insignia...or any colourable imitation thereof..shall be fined...or imprisoned... or both," the FBI wrote.

However, Wikipedia denied that it had done anything wrong and said that FBI lawyers had "misquoted the law".

The issue centred on the FBI's Wikipedia entry which, in addition to information on the US bureau, also features an image of the "Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

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7 Easy Steps to Start Your Own Fashion Blog

One of the best ways to express your fashion sense and display some of the new styles you are interested in or want to experiment with is to start you own fashion blog. Once you build up a following you will be able to interact with your audience and see what they think of your fashion style. Sometimes they will give you some great feedback! So here are the steps you need to get started:

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    Top Ten Reasons You Should Quit Facebook

    After some reflection, I've decided to delete my account on Facebook. I'd like to encourage you to do the same. This is part altruism and part selfish. The altruism part is that I think Facebook, as a company, is unethical. The selfish part is that I'd like my own social network to migrate away from Facebook so that I'm not missing anything.

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    Created by Keiros 26 weeks 3 days ago – Made popular 26 weeks 3 days ago
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    Facebook loses friends as privacy campaign grows

    It's a fitting congruity that the simplest way to gauge Facebook's current woes comes via that other unchallenged behemoth of the internet, Google. Type "How do I ..." into the search engine and one of the first suggestions it comes up with continues: "... delete my Facebook account?" Today it was the ninth top-ranked search term, bringing more than 18m results.

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    When Truth Is Not Free, Freedom Is Not True.

    Be Irrepressible - The Internet is the new frontier in the struggle for Human Rights and Freedom of Expression.

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