Crowdsourcing Project of the Day: Redditors Launch a Short-Lived Manhunt for The D.C. Navy Yard Shooter

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Crowdsourcing Project of the Day: Redditors Launch a Short-Lived Manhunt for The D.C. Navy Yard Shooter
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In the wake of today's fatal shootings at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least a dozen of people dead, several Redditors apparently began organizing a manhunt in an attempt to identify the shooter under the newly launched /r/findnavyyardshooters subreddit, though it was promptly banned from the site after many ignored the community's only rule which stated "NO PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LEADS UNLESS YOU'RE REALLY SURE." While many seem to agree with the site administrator's decision, reminding themselves of the infamous sleuthing that took place earlier this year during the Boston Marathon bomber manhunt, others on the site have raised questions over whether it was meant to be satirical from the beginning, given the tongue-in-cheek tone of several posts (like this one) that made their way onto the subreddit prior to its removal.

Dads of The One Direction Concert, We Salute You

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Dads of The One Direction Concert, We Salute You
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Look at all these dads looking sad and feeling out of place at One Direction concerts! It's easy to see the despair in their faces, but can you see their big hearts full of love? Way to go, dads.

The Internet American Moratorium Act

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The Internet American Moratorium Act
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In following Californian congresswoman Zoe Lofgren's crowdsourced path to legislation, U.S. Representative Darrell Issa is asking for Reddit's help to draft a bill known as The Internet American Moratorium Act (IAMA), which would create a two-year halt on any new rules or regulations governing the Internet (see highlighted portion). For more info, check out the congressman's AMA (Ask Me Anything) discussion on Reddit, which will begin tomorrow on Wednesday, November 28, at 1030 a.m. (EST).