An 18-year-old woman has been charged by police, accused of using the BlackBerry Messenger service to encourage others to participate in riots.
The unnamed teenager, from Clacton in Essex, is alleged to have used the group messaging service to encourage her friends to go rioting in the town, as violence spread across the UK this week.
She has now been formally charged, under the Serious Crime Act, of intentionally encouraging or assisting in the commission of an offence, and will appear in court on September 1st.
The police action comes following widespread condemnation of how social media and [...]
WikiLeaks may not be fighting fit at the moment, but the whistle-blowing site is still releasing some interesting titbits while it waits for money to make it fully operational again.
In a ‘pop will eat itself moment’, it has decided to make a US counter intelligence document available to the public which outlines ways America’s Government is trying to stop the flow of restricted information getting to the site.
The document is titled ‘Wikileaks.org – An Online Reference to Foreign Intelligence Services, Insurgents, or Terrorist Groups?’ and was [...]