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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

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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

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Convicted RadiumOne CEO castigates board for firing him

Fired last month after accepting a misdemeanor plea, Gurbaksh Chahal now says he's disappointed in the company's board for caving into pressure.

By May 29, 2014

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RadiumOne fires CEO after domestic abuse conviction

Online ad network's board dismisses Gurbaksh Chahal after the company's founder pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges related to the beating of his girlfriend.

By April 27, 2014

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Appeals court overturns conviction of AT&T hacker 'Weev'

A federal appeals court rules that Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was tried in the wrong state and overturns his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By April 11, 2014

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Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015

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Woman convicted for terror-supporting tweets

A Spanish woman, with no known political or terroristic ties, gets a one-year sentence for calling for the assassination of Spain's prime minister, among other tweets.

By February 23, 2014

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Sexting teen convicted of child pornography

A teenage girl in Canada sends naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend to a friend and posts one picture to the victim's Facebook page. She is more or less the same age as the victim, yet is convicted of child pornography.

By January 11, 2014

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Man tweets 'joke' that he hit cyclist, gets fired

Technically Incorrect: A UK stockbroker says that his tweet about hitting a cyclist with his car was merely a joke. Twitter users and his employers don't find it funny.

By January 6, 2015

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Online hunt for love connections said to peak today

According to experts, January 4 is the No. 1 day in the year for people to go online in search of true love.

By January 4, 2015