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Boston bombing: How internet detectives got it very wrong

Boston bombing: How internet detectives got it very wrong

bbc.co.uk - By Dave Lee

Internet users tried for days to piece together clues about the culprits of the Boston bombings. The result? They got it wrong - and left innocent people fearing for their safety. Many are now asking: should "crowd-sourced investigations" be stopped? Thousands have been tirelessly picking through …

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