Google outperformed several other tech giants in Silicon Valley on digital freedom of expression and Internet privacy, including competitors Twitter and Facebook, according to a newly released index of corporate responsibility from the research consortium Ranking Digital Rights.
Investigators in New Hampshire are promising that new information will soon be available in one of the nation’s strangest so-called Jane Doe cases. Hunters first found the remains of a woman and a girl stuffed in a barrel in Allenstown, New Hampshire, 30 years ago. It took another 15 years for authorities to discover that there was another barrel just 100 yards away containing the remains of two more young girls.
It’s been a breakout year for the so-called “Internet of Things,” in which everyday consumer products can now be connected to the Web, from doorbells and refrigerators to air conditioners and cars – making every aspect of our lives increasingly vulnerable to hackers. Perhaps the most frightening vulnerability to emerge is the cyber threat posed to life-saving medical devices.
“The Dead Unknown” tells the story of Jane and John Does in America and the thousands of families left in the dark about their loved ones’ fate.
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy announced that he plans to introduce “Billy’s Law,” a bill that would provide $2.4 million in funding each year through at least 2020 for the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Previous attempts to pass the legislation failed three times in Congress.
Based on the confessions of serial killer Larry Eyler, who died in prison in 1994, authorities believe he killed at least 22 people. As many as six of his victims remain unidentified today.
Deb Anderson started what would become a 14-year campaign to identify Blue Earth Jane Doe, an 18-year-old found slain in 1980. In this case, the murde
Boston authorities announced that they have succeeded in identifying a toddler found in a trash bag as Bella Bond. But many unidentified children never make national headlines. They are relegated to brief local crime reports.
For 12 years, Alice Almendarez agonized over the disappearance of her father, but local authorities had all they needed to know that he was nearby all along.
Known only as “Mountain Jane Doe,” her stabbed body was found in Harlan, Kentucky, and quickly buried in a local cemetery in 1969. Authorities ordered the exhumation of her remains more than four decades later, but things didn’t turn out the way they expected.