Category Archives: Websites

Digital Dark Alleys are a Safe Haven for Criminals

By Megan Ekhaml When you hear “Silk Road,” most people think of the historical trade route linking Asia and the Mediterranean. It’s little brother has made a new home – on the Deep Web. And Bitcoin is the currency of … Continue reading

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Sarkozy Blames the Internet for Jihadist Violence

by Rick Rockwell French President Nicolas Sarkozy is winning plaudits for his handling of the killing spree that gripped Toulouse, France last week.  By taking a strong stand to bolster a grieving nation and pushing his security forces to their … Continue reading

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The Pope Writes Twitter Sermonettes for Lent

by Gabby LaVerghetta Last week, the Christian holy season of Lent began, a commemoration of the 40 days leading up to the resurrection of Jesus. On the first day of Lent, Pope Benedict XVI  launched an initiative. The Vatican announced … Continue reading

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Hunger Striker Khader Adnan, Saved by Twitter

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi This week, Palestinian activist Khader Adnan ended his 66-day hunger strike. According to Al Jazeera, the 33-year-old Palestinian was arrested under an Israeli military order and held without charges or trial. Adnan broke his hunger strike, which … Continue reading

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