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Silk Road founder appeals conviction a week after life sentence

Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.

By June 5, 2015


​Google commutes death sentence for Panoramio photo site

After more than 10,000 people object to Google's 2014 decision to close a site for sharing location-tagged photos, Google says it'll leave Panoramio alone as it finds a better way to meet the community's needs.

By June 3, 2015


Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.

By May 29, 2015


Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015


UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014


Snowden backs international campaign to outlaw mass surveillance

Edward Snowden, the NSA contractor who leaked documents to the press, wants the United Nations to pass a proposal to end mass snooping by governments and also protect whistle-blowers like himself.

By September 24, 2015


Teen arrested for allegedly having nude photos of himself on his phone

A North Carolina boy finds himself looking at felony sex offender charges in which perpetrator and victim are both him.

By September 21, 2015


Samsung fights back against the iPad, wants you to feel better

Technically Incorrect: Just after Apple launches its latest iPad, Samsung releases a new ad for the Galaxy Tab S2. Apparently, your downtime needs to be elevated.

By September 14, 2015


Ex-NBA star pleads guilty to $15,000 Apple store theft

Technically Incorrect: Former college and pro star Rex Chapman says he was high on pain medications and remembers little of the seven times he allegedly pretended to self-checkout.

By September 9, 2015


Shouting about games: When e-sport commentators turn pro

Video games are now watched online by hundreds of millions of people. We speak to one "shoutcaster" about his path from passionate fan to professional e-sport commentator for the online game League of Legends.

By September 1, 2015