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"More illegal than a penny-farthing bicycle": Illegal Christmas gifts, digital driver licenses and 20 years of PlayStation (Girt by CNET podcast 51)

This year's "hot Christmas gift" stalls on the grid, 3D printing bans get proscriptive, your phone might be your driver's licence and we say congratulations to two decades of PlayStation in Australia.

By 27 November 2015

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Live to ride again: UberX preparing to fight 'illegal ride-sharing' suspensions

The NSW Roads and Maritime has issued 40 suspension notices to drivers involved in "illegal ride sharing services," but UberX vows to fight on.

By 29 September 2015

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Dutch National Police testing eagles as illegal drone deterrents (Tomorrow Daily 307 show notes)

Anti-drone technology is already on the radar of most law enforcement agencies, but the Dutch National Police are testing an idea that's far cooler, and way more low-tech: Trained. Effing. Eagles.

By 2 February 2016

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Drone-snatching eagles ready to stop illegal flights (Tomorrow Daily 307)

Dutch police work alongside company that trains eagles to capture drones, and Swiss infrastructure could someday include an autonomous cargo tunnel.

By 2 February 2016

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Police drone captures illegal fliers in a literal dragnet (Tomorrow Daily 286)

Ashley discusses drones catching other drones like little kids catch butterflies and how, starting today, you can officially apply to be an NASA astronaut.

By 15 December 2015

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Japanese drones using sky nets to stop illegal flights (Tomorrow Daily 286 show notes)

SKY NETS. Do you see what we did there? We'll show ourselves out.

By 15 December 2015

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VIP at illegal-drug site Silk Road nabbed in Thailand, police say

A 54-year-old Canadian man arrested this week served as the "closest advisor" to Silk Road founder "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to law enforcement.

By 6 December 2015

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Blueprints for 3D-printed guns now illegal in NSW

While they might be the fastest gun (to make) in the west, 3D-printed weapons are still illegal in Australia. But now, you could also face 14 years in jail just for possessing digital files of 3D-printed guns.

By 24 November 2015

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Riding hoverboards in public is illegal in the UK

Like Segways, self-balancing scooters are not allowed on roads or paved walkways, Britain's public prosecution office has decreed.

By 13 October 2015

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Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.

By 6 October 2015