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Convicted 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

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Pregnant woman forced to ground and arrested; bodycam footage has differing interpretations

Technically Incorrect: The police in Barstow, Calif., arrest a heavily pregnant black woman for allegedly resisting arrest. They say they did the right thing. Does the footage confirm that?

By May 29, 2015

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Google files lawsuit against Mississippi attorney general to block subpoena

The search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi's Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an "unjustified attack" that violates federal law.

By December 19, 2014

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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Google Fiber said to be a conduit for piracy fines

If you're a Google Fiber user and are suspected of downloading illegal content, you may reportedly find yourself on the receiving end of automatic demands for money.

By May 21, 2015

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Uber accused of stealing trade secrets

A lawsuit against the ride-hailing company alleges the original technology used for its app was ripped off from another fledgling startup.

By May 14, 2015

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Forget being a victim. What to do when revenge porn strikes

The Internet is a terrible place sometimes, but thankfully there are now organizations that can help people who become victims.

By May 13, 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015

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Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M to settle charges of 'cramming'

The agreement includes $120 million for refunds to customers who had unauthorized third-party fees added to their phone bills. The wireless carriers also will improve their billing practices.

By May 12, 2015

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Deflategate memes blow up with Tom Brady suspension

The suspended Patriots quarterback will have to sit at home for the first four games of next season thinking about what he's (allegedly) done. As always, the Internet swoops in to remind him.

By May 11, 2015