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Dynastree Family Tree Building

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Internet

DynastryWe found a site where you can create your own family tree and keep in contact with many of your relatives. Available in 11 countries and 8 languages, the site says that it has over 6 million trees with 60 million profiles. Dynastree also claims that 50% of its users are under the age of 30. This is believable after taking a peak on their site with its cutesy name and icons. The best part is that it is free, unlike many sites like this and that your information can only be seen by your relatives.

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MySpace Uncovers Bogus Police Sites

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Internet

Fake PoliceSince we reported the ongoing saga of Sgt. Copeland and his search on MySpace for his perp, we discovered that there has been a rise of hoax profiles on the site. Six of the approximately 16 sheriff or police departments profiles have already been found to be phony by USA Today. When asked to check into the problem, MySpace closed some that claimed they were New York, Virginia, New Jersey, Florida law enforcement departments.
 
Hemanshu Nigam, MySpace’s chief security officer, has promised to look into other suspicious-looking profile pages, since there are those who can be rather creative with their use of online deception. They are also training police on how to set up a MySpace page and tag it as an official profile. With over 160 million total profiles on the site, that’s a lot of cyber coffee and donuts to provide.

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