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Russian journos demand action in Politkovskaya case

From the NYT: The independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta on Wednesday officially began sales of a bound collection of articles and commentary by Anna Politkovskaya, its special correspondent who was killed last year, and renewed its demand for an honest investigation of the crime.  …

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How zoomable is Google's new map service?

Why, Street View is so zoomable, it can present you with a recognizable picture of your cat! That has the cat's owner freaking out about privacy considerations, and Google saying they take privacy very seriously. An excerpt fromt the NYT story: For Mary Kalin-Casey, it was never about her cat. Ms. Kalin-Casey, who manages an apartment […]

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Rachel Marsden leaves Fox News's <em>The Red Eye</em>

Several U.S. gossip news sites in the past few days have reported that Rachel Marsen has “left the building” of Fox News (h/t to Rusty Idol). However, reports that the ex-stalker went kicking and screaming have been refuted from a first-person witness: Here's Ms. Marsden:  note to inquiring Red Eye viewers:  I will no longer […]

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