Thursday, July 06, 2006

Crime Barometer: What happened?

According to the Afrikaans newspaper "Die Beeld" the Neil Watson "Crime Barometer" website's real domain name ( was "kept secret" after it came to light that someone was trying to sabotage the registration of the website.

According to Watson, the website received 1280 hits on the first day. An additional 231 e-mails and 318 SMS messages were received. However, by the time of writing this article, the website was found to be "unreachable".

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