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Calls for freeze on taxi fares in face of 'illegal' ridesharing competition

Australia's pricing regulator has called for a freeze on Sydney taxi fares as research shows 11 percent of Sydneysiders have used ridesharing services, such as Uber X, in the past 6 months.

By 19 December 2014

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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

By 24 July 2014

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Parking illegally makes mathematical sense, says 23andMe's Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin, says that she's looked at the numbers and taking the risk of getting a ticket is worth it.

By 8 December 2014

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Google casts a line with conservationists to stop illegal fishing

The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.

By 15 November 2014

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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By 8 November 2014

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Alleged operator of illegal-drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 arrested

A 26-year-old computer programmer in San Francisco is accused of running the illicit site, which feds say followed a similar business model to its shuttered predecessor.

By 7 November 2014

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Unsolicited sexting now illegal under new Victorian laws

Victoria has passed changes to the Crimes Act that rule out distribution of "intimate images" and even the threat to distribute images, making unwanted sexting against the law.

By 4 November 2014

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Tickets issued due to red-light cameras are illegal, says Florida court

An appeals court decides that in Florida, private companies that operate red-light cameras have no right to send out tickets.

By 22 October 2014

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Seoul says Uber ride-sharing is illegal before it's even started

South Korea's capital city says it will arrest drivers on the spot if the UberX service, currently in a free testing phase, becomes fully operational.

By 19 September 2014

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Korean phone subsidies: Comical, chaotic and often illegal

As the Korean cellular market draws closer to saturation point, the drive to win customers through cheap phone deals has gone off the rails.

By 1 July 2014