Share Most famous Networking website Facebook is set to be banned in Italy by lawmakers after they were accused of glamorizing Mafia gangsters. The proposal by Gianpiero D’Alia of the Christian Democrats Udc Party, has already been approved by the Senate and now it’s expected to be approved by the Chamber of Deputies before it becomes law. Under the proposal, any websites that have postings praising mafia bosses, rapists or other criminals have to delete them or they will be made unavailable within 24hours to web users by local authorities.
Share Facebook has been infiltrated by Nigerian scammers and other cyber criminals who use compromised accounts to con users out of cash. Now that even non-tech savvy internet users know not to respond to, or click on links in, emails from strangers, online thieves have turned to social networks and are finding it is easier to trick people when posing as their friends. On Friday, Sydneysider Karina Wells received a Facebook message from one of her friends, Adrian, saying he was stranded in Lagos, Nigeria, and needed her to lend him $500 for a ticket home.