In episode 42 of our podcast, we look back at the top chain e-mails of 2010. And yes, they were false.
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The Viral Spiral of 2010 Dec. 21
Q: Were the police in Charlottesville, Virginia, told to “stand down” to allow the violent clashes that occurred on Aug. 12?
A: The police chief, mayor and city spokeswoman say there is no truth to that claim. Others have criticized what they describe as slow police action.