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Myspace ‘suicide’ incident shocks the nation

In Cyber Crime on May 20, 2008 at 7:02 pm

Earlier this week a bizarre and sick incident occured in a small town west of St. Louis has erupted in dispute. What happened was that a young girl named Megan Meier had befriended the daughter of Lori Drew, which eventually broke up. In spite of the event of the broken friendship, Lori Drew along with a hired employee, created a fake Myspace account, taking the identity of, “A handsome 16-year-old boy”, who developed a relationship with Megan. Later, the fake boyfriend broke-up with Megan Meier, threatened, and harassed her. Megan, of 13, had already had emotional problems in the past, and in light of the events, committed suicide. She hung herself in her bedroom. Lori Drew is now being prosecuted on not Megan’s death, but violating Myspace’s terms, and may face up to ten years in prision. She may be charged for involuntary manslaughter, and deliberately and severely tampering with the emotions of another human. Reports from the LA Times and The Cuban Revolution.

Off Topic: Apple online store out of iPhone’s in US and UK?

In Cell Phones on May 13, 2008 at 1:05 am

I just found this article on MacRumors.com. The iPhone has stopped selling in the Apple online store in the US and UK. Don’t believe me? Just check out the picture below or this link. There has also been a sort of a leak on the AT&T online store, which gave users the option to purchase an iPhone in the standard color or black. The picture also follows.