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Judge holds himself in contempt for his cell phone

A Michigan judge holds himself in contempt of court and pays a $25 fine after his smartphone interrupts legal proceedings. "Judges are humans," he says. "They're not above the rules."

By Apr. 16, 2013

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How Apple, Microsoft can stop NBC's Olympic contempt

While NBC continues to receive deserved criticism for its Olympic myopia by refusing to show events live on TV, it's the advertisers who are complicit and therefore have the power to change NBC's habits.

By Jul. 29, 2012

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Juror found guilty of contempt for online chat with defendant

A juror in a UK trial contacts a defendant on Facebook, where they have a long chat about things. She is found guilty of contempt of court, as is the defendant.

By Jun. 15, 2011

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Familiarity and contempt

By Jul. 7, 2004

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Lavabit loses appeal on technicality

A federal appeals court tells Ladar Levison, of the now-moribund email service Lavabit, that he didn't clearly articulate the legal issues at stake in his contempt of court appeal.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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San Francisco to charge for tech buses using city stops

SF Mayor Ed Lee announces a program that would require shuttle buses used by tech companies to pay up for using stops designated for city public transit.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Wanted man shares police Facebook update (his mugshot)

Police in Pennsylvania say that a man wanted on assault charges shared their status about his mug shot on his own Facebook page. This leads, stunningly, to his arrest.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Actress in anti-Islam film seeks sanctions against Google

Actress who won a court decision ordering the removal of controversial film seeks contempt of court ruling against the Web giant for allegedly failing to comply with the order.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Are security guards now manning Google shuttle stops?

According to a Reuters report, there appear to be guards monitoring at least one stop where a private bus picks up Google employees, in response to recent protests.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By Apr. 17, 2014