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Google and Microsoft's new child abuse measures criticised

Google and Microsoft today introduced measures to tackle online child abuse -- but critics say the restrictions "will mean very little."

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Man who posts online vid of kitten abuse gets year in prison

A French man is sentenced to prison for animal cruelty within days after posting a Facebook video of himself throwing a cat against a wall.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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DOJ: Court didn't abuse power by appointing Apple monitor

The US government says an appeals court should deny Apple's motions to get rid of the monitor overseeing its compliance with antitrust laws.

By Jan. 24, 2014

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Latest NSA abuse allegation: Spying on the United Nations

The new revelation comes as the NSA also cops to acknowledging that some of its analysts have snooped on e-mails of ex-lovers.

By Aug. 25, 2013

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GCHQ spies to tackle online child abuse imagery says PM

Controversial spy centre GCHQ will turn its attention to online child abuse imagery under new plans announced by David Cameron.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Robot abuse is a bummer for the human brain

As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Twitter on abuse: "People deserve to feel safe on Twitter"

The microblogging network has outlined how it's combatting abuse, in light of a few recent cases.

By Aug. 3, 2013

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Twitter UK expands access to abuse-reporting function

After threatening tweets toward activist Caroline Criado-Perez went unchecked for days, Twitter makes it easier to crack down on hate.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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FCC proposes $14M in fines over abuse of phone subsidy program

Five wireless carriers allegedly signed up thousands of consumers to multiple subsidies despite rules permitting one subsidy per person.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Twitter 'report abuse' button now live on all platforms

The social network makes reporting abusive tweets far easier after a UK activist was harassed and threatened with rape by angry users.

By Aug. 28, 2013