Press Rediscovers That Mexican Gangs Use YouTube

from the what-goes-around,-comes-around dept

Mexican drug-related violence has been in the news a lot in the last month, so perhaps it's no surprise that USA Today is running a big article about how Mexican gangs and drug cartels use YouTube to communicate and spread messages of intimidation. Of course, two years ago, a bunch of similar stories made the news. The good news, though, is that rather than freaking out about it and demanding YouTube remove the videos, both Mexican and American officials are monitoring the videos to try to pick up clues to gang activities.


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    Weird Harold, Apr 12th, 2009 @ 9:24am

    chirp chirp go the crickets, you can bet this one won't make the next presentation.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Apr 12th, 2009 @ 12:41pm

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    I knew it, haha.

     

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    Mike (profile), Apr 13th, 2009 @ 12:40am

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    you can bet this one won't make the next presentation.

    Ha! You remain hilarious.

    Btw, has it occurred to you that when I'm asked to do talks, the folks requesting the presentation suggest the topic. So... for example, when the mesh folks asked for "the type of stuff you talk about every day" I might talk about (gosh darnit) "the type of stuff I talk about every day."

    It's got nothing to do with what people do or do not comment on.

    I'll note, btw, that this particular post has actually received more traffic than the First Amendment post above it. Don't be fooled by the number of comments. It doesn't always represent traffic.

     

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    Roberto.c, Apr 16th, 2009 @ 9:36pm

    Good news

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    Roberto.c, Apr 16th, 2009 @ 9:36pm

    Good news

    There are various kinds of FSBO properties such as apartments, residential buildings, condos, farms and ranches etc. ______________________________________________________________ Roberto.c Miami real estate

     

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    TL Winslow (profile), Jun 26th, 2009 @ 6:29pm

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    Self Esteem, Jul 24th, 2009 @ 6:05pm

    wow what wont they use

    anyone have any examples of these videos?


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