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Google's Schmidt says Assange detainment is 'luxury lodgings'

On the eve of the release of the WikiLeaks founder's new book, titled "When Google Met WikiLeaks," the Google executive chairman goes on the offensive.

By September 23, 2014

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Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling 'vindication'

The WikiLeaks founder must still decide whether to walk out of his London refuge and into the hands of the police.

By February 5, 2016

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Assange backed by UN, but he's not free yet

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was "arbitrarily detained" according to a human rights tribunal, but the UK government has branded the ruling "ridiculous".

By February 5, 2016

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Assange backed by UN, Sky Q prices and VR goes to Hollywood (CNET UK podcast 467 show notes)

A UN panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being "arbitrarily detained", while Rich regales us with his Sundance Film Festival experiences.

By February 9, 2016

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Cycling world stunned by alleged 'technological doping'

Technically Incorrect: Who needs drugs when you can plant an actual engine on your bike?

By February 1, 2016

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Julian Assange wins UN ruling on arbitrary detention, but still faces arrest

A UN tribunal has ruled the WikiLeaks founder should be allowed to walk free, but the UK government says he will still be arrested should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy.

By February 4, 2016

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

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.

By March 11, 2014

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Former Game of War developer arrested for allegedly stealing trade secrets

Jing Zeng, formerly of Machine Zone, was detained by FBI agents as he was boarding a plane to China last week.

By August 26, 2015

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'Star Wars' actor's lightsaber cane gets him detained by TSA

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.

By June 10, 2013

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Brazil detains local Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

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.

By September 26, 2012