Archive: 20/05/2010

Suit returns Pa. 'sexting' district to spotlight

(AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district that was at the center of a highly publicized "sexting" case was sued Thursday by a teenager who claims her principal confiscated her cell phone, found nude images she had taken of ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Other
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Muslim concerns trigger Pakistani Web bans

(AP) -- Pakistan blocked YouTube and many other Internet sites Thursday in a widening crackdown on online content deemed offensive to Islam, reflecting the secular government's sensitivities to an issue that has ignited ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Internet
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Germany to Google: Respect data privacy

(AP) -- Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Internet
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Bond-style tech for emergencies

( -- Instantly deployable James Bond-style information and communication technologies are now available to coordinate disaster response among diverse agencies and NGOs, thanks to European researchers.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Engineering
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I am treefrog, feel me shake (w/ Video)

Using experiments involving a mechanical shaker and a robotic frog, researchers reporting online on May 20th in Current Biology have found new evidence that male red-eyed treefrogs communicate with one another in aggressive ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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