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Hotel guests blackmailing owners with threat of negative reviews?

Some hotels and restaurants say customers are using the power of sites like TripAdvisor to finagle free benefits.

By May 9, 2014

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What if Google tried to blackmail you into using Google+?

A funny (because not entirely) College Humor video offers the ultimate scenario in Google's potential exasperation with Google+ not being quite Facebook.

By December 16, 2013

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Steve Jobs revealed blackmail fears, drug use in DOD document

A Defense Department document shows that the late Apple leader admitted to drug use, an arrest for an unpaid traffic ticket, and fears that his daughter might be kidnapped.

By June 11, 2012

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Report: Teen gets 15 years for Facebook blackmail

Wisconsin man had pleaded no contest to two felonies after using the social-networking site to blackmail male classmates into sex.

By February 24, 2010

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Report: Teen blackmailed classmates via Facebook

Anthony Stancl, 18, is accused of claiming to be a teenage girl on the social network, then convincing his high-school classmates to send him nude photos and videos of themselves.

By February 5, 2009

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Kaspersky to try to crack code used in 'blackmailer' virus

Company aims to round up experts to crack encryption code used to lock up data files on computers infected with a "ransomware"-type of virus.

By June 10, 2008

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Airbnb guest stays more than 30 days, gets tenant's rights

If you're renting your home on Airbnb, it's worth checking the law. One California woman is finding out the hard way. Her tenant won't leave and does have some rights.

By July 22, 2014

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FBI seizes online black market Silk Road, arrests owner

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized Deep Web Bitcoin-based black market Silk Road, an anonymous online marketplace, and arrested alleged owner Ross William Ulbricht, aka "Dread Pirate Roberts".

By October 2, 2013

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Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.

By May 3, 2014

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The 404 1,368: Where we pawn the family jewels (podcast)

A question of tech etiquette for solo diners, hackers dip into blackmail, a wishlist from the Neiman Marcus holiday catalog, and a champion emerges to fight noise pollution!

By October 21, 2013