• $ocial Media

    If U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is successful, expect Social Media to be swarming with amateur Sherlocks looking for bad guys. The senator is introducing legislation that would set up a $25,000 reward for information derived […]

  • Are You Smarter than a Sockpuppet?

    Sockpuppetry – using a false identity in Internet communications – is frowned upon by many. In certain research circumstances it may be the better thing to do. It is not definitely not something that should […]

  • Articles of the Faithful

    The IRE Journal, a publication of Investigative Reporters and Editors, has a couple of items that are of interest to the research community. “Make Search Engines Work for You” deals primarily with backgrounding people and […]

  • This has been a good week

    Reps from a major university asked us to participate in an open source project they are thinking of initiating and an affinity group which dominates one of the open source areas has invited us to […]