Cyber-policing

In Porirua, New Zealand, the thin blue line has turned into the thin blue URL in the fight against crime. Police have decided to enlist the use of a website as a way to undermine the local Mongrel Mob gang. So far they’ve yet to receive any tip offs, and they’ve mostly gotten e-mails about traffic problems, but they’re finding it a very, very useful exercise – if not “a little avant-garde” for one of Wellington’s less affluent suburbs.


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…