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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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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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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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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

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Ep. 1368: Where we pawn the family jewels

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

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Apple shelves integrated-SIM iPhone after network pressure

Apple has reportedly been forced into a humiliating climbdown over plans to stick an embedded SIM card into the iPhone, with the networks employing some good old-fashioned blackmail.

By November 22, 2010

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Gamer's alleged killer: I was frustrated

In court evidence Wednesday, David Heiss says he was frustrated at being blocked on the war games forum run by victim Matthew Pyke. He also claims he had no option but to blackmail Pyke and his girlfriend.

By May 6, 2009