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Drone crashes trying to deliver drugs to jail

They do things differently in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the technology can't stay high.

By 3 August 2014

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Woman jailed after recording traffic stop on phone sues

A woman is stopped for a routine traffic offense. She decides to use her cell phone to record the conversation with the police officer and is immediately told she is committing a felony by doing so. She is now suing

By 21 February 2014

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Woman jailed for not returning VHS of JLo movie 9 years ago

Your old technology sins can still catch up with you, if you live in South Carolina, that is. One woman, attempting to report a crime to police, finds out the hard way, as she is jailed for not returning a rented movie.

By 17 February 2014

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County Durham woman jailed for £450,000 iPad scam

A woman scammed hundreds of people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by offering cheap iPads she couldn't deliver.

By 4 January 2014

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Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By 30 November 2013

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Man buys clay iPad, gets put in jail for wanting refund

A UK man buys an iPad from a reputable retailer. Inside the box, he says he found merely clay. Soon after he goes to complain, he finds himself being carted to jail and accused of fraud.

By 19 November 2013

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By 22 October 2014

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Post 'revenge porn' in California and you may go to jail

A new law in California could impose jail time and a hefty fine on people who seek revenge on their exes by posting pornographic pictures.

By 3 October 2013

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Yahoo's Mayer doesn't want to go to jail for treason over NSA scandal

At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explains how Yahoo is dealing with government surveillance requests, why she doesn't like phone passcodes, and what the heck happened with the new logo.

12 September 2013

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HTC One designers jailed for allegedly stealing trade secrets

Three lead smartphone designers are arrested and detained on grounds that they pilfered company information to start their own mobile startup.

By 3 September 2013