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CNET heads to San Diego for Comic-Con, America's pre-eminent entertainment geekfest.

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San Mateo County levies a serious punishment for traffic violations: Internet Explorer

Why should governments force a technology decision on their inhabitants?

By May 8, 2008

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No filter: One man's Instagram pics lead to 142 felony charges

A sheriff's deputy is doing what sheriff's deputies do: scouring Instagram. He comes upon the account of a man who has pictures of guns and money. These are clues.

By December 12, 2013

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Police seize Gizmodo's computers in iPhone probe

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant on Jason Chen's home last week, according to a published report.

By April 26, 2010

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014

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Hacker changes news releases on sheriff's Web site

The culprit may be someone who's angry about a new law that forbids talking on cell phones while driving, officials say.

By June 23, 2008

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Cook County: Craigslist's 'erotic' section must go

The sheriff of Chicago's Cook County has plans to file suit against Craigslist. The Web's largest classifieds section has already said it plans to crack down on prostitution ads.

By March 5, 2009

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Tweet from rapper's Twitter makes LA sheriff jitter

Rapper Game's Twitter account declares he is looking for an intern and suggests candidates call a number-- which happens to be that of Compton police station. The police aren't pleased. The Game says it wasn't him or perhaps it was an accident.

By August 14, 2011

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Crave becomes a Texas Deputy, patrols Mexican border -- via the Web

Texas Sheriffs are recruiting Virtual Deputies to patrol the border with Mexico, via the Internet. We signed up to do our bit. We hope we get a badge and a cowboy hat

By March 23, 2009