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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 April 16, 2013

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Celebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview'

Stars ranging from Jimmy Kimmel to Rob Lowe are upset over Sony's reaction to cyberterrorists threatening violence on the movie's release day.

By December 18, 2014

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By December 3, 2014

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Woman sues plastic surgeon for posting images of 'cocaine nose'

Plaintiff says she reasonably expected privacy when she went to get her nose fixed. Instead, it was allegedly put online.

By July 30, 2014

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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 July 29, 2012

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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 April 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 April 17, 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 March 25, 2014

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Stream the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Don't miss any of the action when the XXII Winter Olympics get underway in Sochi, Russia, this week. Here's how you can watch and follow the games on any device.

By February 4, 2014

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TronicalTune: A robot tuner for almost any guitar (hands-on)

Crave writer Amanda Kooser puts the TronicalTune automatic guitar tuner through its paces, from installation to rocking out.

By January 24, 2014