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Taliban Deliver Cyberjihad Messages Via US Web Hosts

Anonymity, efficiency of US firms attracts extremists

(Newser) - A Taliban message boasting about killing coalition soldiers in Afghanistan was broadcast to the world online via Houston last month, the Washington Post reports. The website was one of dozens belonging to Islamic militants that have been hosted on US servers. The terror plotters rely on the affordability, efficiency, quality... More »

Photo-Sharing Site Offers Ease, Collaboration

Souped-up Shutterfly is in beta and set to launch in August

(Newser) - With lost passwords and clunky sign-up procedures, online photo-sharing can be a bit of a hassle. But a new service from Shutterfly offers a simpler way, Katherine Boehret writes in the Wall Street Journal after taking it for a spin. Shutterfly Share still has some problems— you can’t post... More »

Thailand Axes Anti-Monarchy Website

Critical postings, government shutdown may spark legal fight

(Newser) - A Thai ministry has shut down a website critical of the country's monarchy, the AP reports. Postings on Sameskybooks.com questioned news accounts that all citizens mourned the king's sister, who died Wednesday, and criticized officials. "I think we're one of the few sites posting remarks against the monarchy,... More »

Post-Yahoo Photo Solutions

The WSJ examines the competition

(Newser) - Yahoo is shuttering its popular photo sharing site in September, but never fear—there are plenty of alternative places to dock your digital pics. The Journal surveys the field:
  • Kodak Gallery is the easiest to navigate, but lacks editing tools and requires a yearly purchase commitment.
  • Shutterfly is totally, no-strings-attached
... More »

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