Frontline: Growing Up Online

I’m sitting in a hotel room in New Haven, trying to finish an article for First Monday, but then I received a call from my wife suggesting I turn on PBS, as Frontline is airing an amazing report on “Growing Up Online.” It is a thoughtful treatment of...

Police Monitoring MySpace, Case No. 420

Increasingly, policy are regularly monitoring MySpace pages for evidence of criminal activity. Here’s a recent case from near my hometown, as reported in a column in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The 18-year-old Sheboygan guy was so proud of the pot plants he...

Fake ("Hot") Friends for MySpace

Discourse.net discovered Fake Your Space, a service that for just 99 cents per month will provide users of MySpace and Facebook fake “hot” friends with custom messages. In their own words: FakeYourSpace is an exciting new service that enables normal...

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