Secret Service probes Obama assassination poll on Facebook

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a poll posted on Facebook asking people to vote on whether President Barack Obama should be assassinated.Special Agent Ed Donovan, a spokesman for the Secret Service, said this afternoon that the agency launched a probe into the matter and currently is looking for the person who posted the poll. He said the poll, which went online Saturday, was taken down Monday morning after the Secret Service alerted Facebook to its presence on the site.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9138632/Secret_Service_probes_Obama_assassination_poll_on_Facebook
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/092809-secret-service-probes-obama-assassination.htmlAlso see:Facebook forced to yank Obama kill poll [AFP]
The US Secret Service is trying to identify the people who launched an online poll at Facebook asking whether US President Barack Obama should be assassinated.
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/facebook-forced-to-yank-obama-kill-poll-20090929-g9x0.html
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-technology/facebook-yanks-poll-asking-whether-to-kill-obama-20090929-ga05.html

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