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Polk County undercover drug investigators stormed the home of convicted drug dealer Michael Difalco near Lakeland, FL in March. Nothing wrong with, right? At least until a few of the officers noticed a Nintendo Wii. What they failed to notice, however, was a wireless security camera connected to a computer inside Difalco's home that was recording their every move. That included the fact that several of the officers decided to play with the Nintendo Wii, including one Polk County sheriff's detective who stopped cataloging evidence repeatedly to "take her turn." When she hit two strikes in a row,... Read more...
Much of the professional sports world has some kind of drug testing system in place, but there hasn't really ever been talk about drug use in the Cyberathlete Professional League. While drugs and alcohol have always been banned from the league, there wasn't much in the way of what to do with suspected abusers. The new 2007 terms have been changed though, and the CPL now reserves the right to conduct drug testing at its own discretion. This only applies to those who are believed to be breaking the rules, and the CPL will not be drug all participants in the event.... Read more...
In an attempt to get their message across, the U.S. government is embracing the YouTube community in an effort to curb drug use. Though there's some controversy on how effective the ads are, the White House has started injecting their anti-drug videos into the service, which receives millions of viewers a day, many of them teenagers. "The government's short public service announcements -- all of which were produced previously for television -- are highly polished. They will compete for viewership against hundreds of existing, drug-related... Read more...