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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 Apr. 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 Apr. 11, 2014

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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 Feb. 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 Jan. 11, 2014

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AT&T iPad hacker appeals conviction

Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer argues that accessing a non-password protected portion of AT&T's Web site did not violate the law because the information was freely available on the Internet.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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'Craigslist killer' convicted of murder

A jury found Richard Beasley guilty of murdering three men who answered his 2011 Craigslist ad for a job that didn't exist.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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U.K. convicts Anonymous member 'Nerdo' for DDoS attack

Following guilty pleas by his comrades, Christopher Weatherhead is convicted for targeted campaigns against MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal for cutting off access to WikiLeaks.

By Dec. 6, 2012

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Sydney-based subscription TV "pirate" convicted

A man convicted for making and selling illegal subscription TV decoders has been given an 18 month suspended sentence and an AU$15,000 fine.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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France sees first conviction under new antipiracy law

A man is ordered to pay fine for failing to secure his Internet connection, which was used to pirate copyrighted songs. Hey, what happened to the U.S. version of graduated response?

By Sep. 13, 2012