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Congressman: If we ban Bitcoin, let's ban dollar bills too

"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.

By March 5, 2014

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UK joins US in banning uncharged gadgets from some flights

The UK's Department for Transport says passengers on some journeys will have to prove their devices are powered up "or face not being allowed to bring the device onto the aircraft."

By July 9, 2014

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US bans uncharged cell phones, laptops from some flights

The Transportation Security Administration says that security has been stepped up on certain flights into the US. This includes asking passengers to power up their devices.

By July 6, 2014

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As National Parks issue drone bans, some states fall in line

Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.

By July 1, 2014

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FIFA bans Beats headphones from World Cup matches

After Brazilian star Neymar is seen donning a pair of colorful Beats headphones, soccer's governing body makes it clear that Sony is the games' official sponsor.

By June 18, 2014

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014

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Instagram grows in China, despite ban on parent Facebook

While Facebook itself is blocked by the Chinese government, Facebook-owned Instagram is growing fast in that country.

By June 11, 2014

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Movie theater chain bans Google Glass use

The Alamo Drafthouse, famous for its anti-texting rules, decides Google Glass must be removed before trailers start.

By June 10, 2014

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Central African Republic bans texting during wave of violence

After activists try to organize a general strike through text messages, the country's telecommunications ministry deems SMS a security threat.

By June 4, 2014

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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May 29, 2014