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Cops Walking the MySpace Beat 278

theodp writes "Meet the point-and-click police. Newsweek reports that a growing number of ordinary officers are working a new beat, turning to MySpace to collect clues and crack offline cases. Most of the nabbed wrongdoers have been victims of their own hubris, like the two boys who uploaded video of themselves firebombing an abandoned airplane hangar earlier this month."

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"There is no statute of limitations on stupidity." -- Randomly produced by a computer program called Markov3.

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