So far, we have discussed Facebook legal faux pas done with intent. But that's not the only way the social network can land you in jail. In 2007, a time when Facebook use was still in its infancy, a 37-year-old U.K. man joined the site to look at a friend's photos. But after signing up, Facebook automatically sent a friend request on his behalf to every email in his address book. Regrettably, this included his estranged wife, who happened to have a court injunction prohibiting her husband from contacting her. For that goof, the unwitting Facebook user was jailed for seven days.
Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
Date 14-03-07, Duration 3:49, Views 5740
Video by: National Geographic
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Date 14-03-07 3:49
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Date 14-03-03 4:04
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Date 14-03-05 2:12
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