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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May 20, 2014


Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone, but Apple can "bypass the security software" if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.

By May 10, 2013


The Undetectable Firearms Act and 3D-printed guns (FAQ)

They might come for your plastic gun, but they're not coming for your 3D printer just yet.

By December 10, 2012


Report: 3D-printed handgun project faces setback with revoked printer lease

Wired reports 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has nullified a lease agreement with Defense Distributed.

By October 1, 2012


You don't bring a 3D printer to a gun fight -- yet

Consumer-level 3D printing could change guns and gun control as we know them. So how soon are we likely to see 3D-printed plastic firearms? And what are the legal issues? CNET's Rich Brown sights in on the DIY gun movement.

By September 6, 2012


Court allows warrantless cell location tracking

Philadelphia appeals court rules that no search warrant is needed for police to track Americans' cell phone whereabouts but says individual judges can "sparingly" require one.

By September 7, 2010


Feds push for tracking cell phones

Justice Department is expected to tell federal appeals court, in first case of its kind, that no warrant is required to obtain previous location data.

By February 11, 2010


Open-source Eclipse barrels down Ajax path

The open-source development tools consortium fills out its projects for Ajax-style Web development.

By March 7, 2007


Does e-voting need paper trails?

Fears of glitches and foul play on computerized voting machines have prompted widespread calls for paper receipts.

By October 31, 2006