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Silk Road founder appeals conviction a week after life sentence

Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.

By June 5, 2015


Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By June 1, 2015


Convicted Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht seeks new trial

The motion claims prosecutors did not turn over evidence that might have cleared Ulbricht until two weeks before the trial began.

By March 8, 2015


Ross Ulbricht convicted of running drug marketplace Silk Road

The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.

By February 4, 2015


First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014


Man who filmed himself driving car from passenger seat gets convicted

A 20-year-old Spanish man thought it'd be fun to post the video to YouTube. It wasn't.

By July 29, 2014


'Doctor Who' series 9: 'The Magician's Apprentice' has a lot of thrills up its sleeve (review)

Peter Capaldi is in top form in this high-stakes opener to series 9, but new viewers may be alienated by the alien adventure. Here's our spoiler-free review.

By September 19, 2015


New human ancestor discovered in Africa: 'Tiny brain, curved fingers'

The only thing that may be harder than extracting ancient fossils of the latest piece of our evolutionary puzzle may be figuring out exactly how our new relatives fit into the human story.

By September 10, 2015


UK declares war on the Web's memory

Technically Incorrect: The UK government is ordering Google to remove links to stories about links to stories. Got that?

By August 20, 2015


This week's new Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold revealed

Batman: Arkham Knight, Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption and more on sale this week.

By August 17, 2015