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Couchsurfing : a new way to travel

Couchsurfing is a hospitality service and social networking website which provides a platform for members either to stay as a guest at someone’s home, or host travelers, or meet other members, or join an event. Unlike many hospitality services, Couchsurfing is an example of the gift economy because there is no monetary exchange between members … Continuer la lecture »

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Online dating and FBI warnings

Looking for Love?   Beware of Online Dating Scams 02/14/12 Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soul mate. But today, on Valentine’s Day, we want to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money … Continuer la lecture »

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