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John McAfee said to be released from Guatemalan detention

After sneaking across the Guatemalan border and being detained by police, the antivirus-software pioneer may now be released to get his immigration status in order.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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McAfee posts from Guatemalan detention, asks for help

After his arrest, the antivirus pioneer continued to blog about his efforts to escape custody in Belize, asking for his supporters' help in obtaining his release. Then he was rushed to the hospital.

By Dec. 6, 2012

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Are we edging toward Net neutrality detente?

Google-Verizon deal rumors seem to have crashed negotiations to resolve a legal stalemate. Signs, however, point to real progress toward a lasting solution, Stanford Law fellow Larry Downes argues.

By Aug. 5, 2010

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A modest proposal: Detente between Mac and PC laptop fans

In the spirit of the holiday season, we have a proposal for peace between PC and Mac laptop users--or at least finding some middle ground both sides can agree with.

By Dec. 6, 2009

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Q&A with Comcast's Joe Waz about BitTorrent detente

Comcast says it will redo its BitTorrent throttling, but its announcement left out key details. News.com talks with Comcast VP Joe Waz about who will be affected, whether bandwidth limits are coming, and whether downloading will be limited too.

By Mar. 27, 2008

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Former fugitive John McAfee returns with a messaging app?

The man once accused of murder sets his sights on new endeavors, like Chadder -- the privacy-focused social messaging app for mobile devices.

By May. 5, 2014

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Xbox overdose makes home-arrest prisoner beg for jail

A New Zealand man nearing the end of home detention sentence just can't stand another day with his Xbox, so he asks the police to take him to jail.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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When your high school gets you arrested for a science project

Last year Kiera Wilmot was busted for simulating a volcano with toilet cleaner and foil. Her record still lists felony arrest.

By May. 31, 2014

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John McAfee brings his 'Where's Waldo' act to Portland

After his deportation to the U.S., the peripatetic software millionaire says he's had it with the sun -- for now.

By Jan. 11, 2013