StraightUpSocial News Links for 5/21/2008

Search arrives on Techmeme

Dan Farber at CNet gives us the skinny on Techmeme, everyone’s favorite tech news site/aggregator, and its launch yesterday of Techmeme Search.

Bloggers Rejoice! Customized TV Clips With RedLasso (Updated)

Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch has the details on RedLasso, a new service designed to let bloggers extract their own video clips from broadcast media (but legal issues are already coming into play).

The Military Catches Up to Al Qaeda in New Media

Mark ‘Rizzn’ Hopkins at Mashable clues us in on the military’s recent loosening of the reins on blogging by military personnel.