Local residents posted hundreds of messages on a looted storefront in Peckham, southeast London, on August 12, 2011. Associated Press: "Thousands of extra police officers were stationed on Britain's streets Friday, as the country faced its first weekend since riots raged through suburbs and town centers, leaving a scarred landscape of broken glass and torched buildings." About 700 people have been charged with violence, disorder and looting. "Hundreds of stores were looted, buildings were set ablaze and five people died amid the mayhem that broke out Saturday in London and spread over four nights across England."
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The text of the proposed legislation has not been released.
“YouTube is disabling all comments on videos featuring young children as it attempts to head off an organised ring of paedophiles who were using its site to trade clips of young girls in states of undress,” says the Guardian’s Alex Hern.
The company says 190 employees in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, CA will lose their jobs.
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