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Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.
Peter Mayhew, the extremely tall man who plays Chewbacca, confounds TSA operatives in Denver with his lightsaber cane. Apparently, it was too long for their liking.
The Latin American country demands that the Web giant take down videos denigrating political candidates, as well as the anti-Islam film that sparked protests across the Middle East.
Bassel Khartabil, a volunteer with copyright licensing nonprofit Creative Commons, was reportedly detained by the Syrian government on March 15.
A vulture carrying a GPS transmitter is captured by Saudi Arabian authorities on suspicion of being an Israeli spy.
Moxie Marlinspike, who doesn't know why he is being targeted, was listed in the contacts on a seized phone of a WikiLeaks volunteer.
Jacob Appelbaum, who volunteers with Wikileaks, is questioned for three hours and has mobile phones confiscated on his way back to the United States for a hacker show.
The CEO and head of human resources of Sony France have been freed after being held by union workers who demanded better severance packages.
Famed social engineer-cum-hacker tells a cautionary tale about the dangers of traveling into the U.S. with a laptop, and sending packages back home from Bogota.
China's NDRC tells InterDigital that its executives could be arrested or detained if they attend a meeting to address charges of violating Chinese anti-monopoly law.