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Morning Buzz — September 15, 2010

FamilyLink has partnered with Historic Map Works.

A new free family tree backup service has launched: “BackupMyTree enables worry-free research for genealogists and family history enthusiasts, preventing loss of years of work due to a computer disaster such as a virus or hard disk crash. By automatically finding family tree files and creating a remote, off-site backup, BackupMyTree’s software ensures complete protection of family tree data.”

The Regional Oral History Office, part of the Bancroft Library (UC-Berkeley) has put several of its oral history interviews on YouTube.

Every reported murder in the history of London — on a map.

From Business Insider: “David Barksdale, a 27-year-old former Google engineer, repeatedly took advantage of his position as a member of an elite technical group at the company to access users’ accounts, violating the privacy of at least four minors during his employment, we’ve learned.” ** WTF ??? **

NARA Announcement: World War II Escape and Evasion Reports are now available online

Authorities in the Czech Republic have banned Google from expanding Street View.

Graph Your Inbox, a Google Chrome extension that maps your Gmail use. Kewl. (Hat tip: FlowingData.)

Cops tweet a meth bust. Good morning, Internet…

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