Teens who text 120 times a day or more – and there seems to be a lot of them – are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don’t send as many messages, according to provocative new research.
The Federal Communications Commission calls it bill shock: the moment when you get your monthly cell phone bill and, gasp, it’s far more than you thought you had to pay based on the monthly plan. One in six of us has experienced this, according to the FCC’s survey, and much of it is due to overage or roaming charges.
NEW DELHI: Taking a serious note of allegations of tapping of phones of politicians, senior BJP leader L K Advani has demanded enactment of a new legislation to protect citizens’ privacy.
It is a “shocking report describing how the Government of India has been making use of the latest phone tapping technology to prepare records of telephonic conversations of prominent political leaders including chief ministers like Nitish Kumar, Union ministers like Sharad Pawar, communist leaders like Prakash Karat and the Congress party’s own office bearers like its general secretary, Digvijay Singh,” he said.
Bill Clinton sent only two e-mail messages as president and has yet to pick up the habit. George W. Bush ceased using e-mail in January 2001 but has said he’s looking forward to e-mailing “my buddies” after leaving Washington, D.C.