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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

A Really Wild Wild Web...
Last week, I just noticed three highly controversial new services on the Web. In "If the world was run like eBay," BBC News Magazine reports about an eBay-like lending and borrowing exchange in the U.K.

And according to Wired News in "England's EBay for Sex," there is another British website where you can offer your sexual expertise, becoming in fact a part-time prostitute. Of course, you also can buy the services of such a part-time sex worker.

But the most outrageous service of the week is described by the San Francisco Chronicle in "Point, click and shoot." From your computer, you can visualize animals living in a Texas ranch and kill them with a click of your mouse, using what the site calls "computer-assisted remote hunting."

Are these services dangerous, illegal, and should they be shut down? Read more about them and post your comments.
:: posted by Roland Piquepaille, 2:47 PM Comments (0)
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