The Palestinians were also forced to be more accurate in reporting their combat losses. In the eight day war last November between Hamas (in Gaza) and Israel it was eventually agreed by all that 170 Palestinians and eight Israelis were killed. In the past the Palestinians would claim many more dead confident that they could control the message. The Internet and the constant presence of Israeli UAVs overhead make this impossible. Moreover the Palestinians were accused of war crimes for firing rockets into Israel with the express purpose of killing civilians and the use of firing positions near homes, schools, and hospitals in the hope that Israeli return fire would create something that could be claimed as an Israeli war crime. This time it didn’t work and the Hamas was labeled as war criminals for trying to get their own civilians killed by Israeli return fire.