Web bangers: gangs stake Net turf

Friday, 7 July 2006, 11:45 AM EST

Some of the country's most notorious street gangs have become web-savvy, showcasing illegal exploits, making threats and honoring killed and jailed members on digital turf.

Crips, Bloods, MS-13, 18th Street and others have staked claims on various corners of cyberspace. "Web bangers" are posting potentially incriminating photos of members holding guns, messages taunting other gangs and boasts of illegal exploits on personal websites and social networking sites.

At Wired.

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