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California wants to ban encrypted phones

A bill in the state assembly would prevent companies like Apple from selling its encryption-enabled iPhone on its own turf.

By 22 January 2016

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Russell Crowe rages against airline hoverboard ban

Technically Incorrect: The famous actor wasn't impressed when Virgin Australia told him that his two kids' hoverboards weren't allowed on the plane. He also has a very novel name for the hoverboards.

By 30 December 2015

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Australian Roads Minister's stern reminder: Hoverboards are banned

Marty McFly made them cool and Justin Bieber has even ridden one, but a politician in Australia has played the "Christmas Grinch" warning against buying hoverboards, which are banned on local roads.

By 25 November 2015

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Brits banned from hoverboards and Sky's Star Wars tie-up (CNET UK podcast 453 show notes)

Self-balancing scooters are deemed illegal to ride in public, Sky has renewed a deal to hoard movies from Disney, and there's a quirky new British alternative to Spotify.

By 16 October 2015

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UberPOP ride-sharing service faces ban in Brussels

A commercial court orders Uber to shut down its low-cost service in the Belgian capital within 21 days.

By 25 September 2015

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Support censored comics with this deal for Banned Books Week

Name your price for banned and challenged titles by Alan Moore, Wendy Pini, Garth Ennis, Julie Doucet and more, as part of the Forbidden Comics Humble Bundle.

By 24 September 2015

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Outcry forces India to amend legislation that would ban deletion of emails, IMs

A draft of the country's encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.

By 22 September 2015

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Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By 22 September 2015

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Rights groups want Twitter to reverse ban on political-watchdog tool

Nearly 20 organizations write an open letter demanding that the social network restore Politwoops, a tool that captures politicians' deleted tweets.

By 5 September 2015

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Apple bans app that lets you shoot at hunters

Cecil's Revenge lets you act as jungle animals to shoot at poachers. Apple nixed the app for policy violations, according to its developers.

By 4 September 2015