DOD To Harvest Student Data

The Department of Defense is working on a program to create a database, targeted at high school students ages and all college students to help the military identify potential recruits.

The data includes dates of birth, social security numbers, e-mail addresses, grade-point averages, ethnicity and the courses these students are taking.

Yahoo! Shuts Down Chat Rooms

Last week, Yahoo! suspended all its member-created chat rooms on grounds that these forums had become dens of vice, promoting juvenile sex.

I don’t know how effective the move will be in arresting the activities of perverts, but it’ll deprive them of an easy avenue of fulfilling their carnal and criminal cravings.