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Silk Road forfeits $28M in Bitcoins seized from its servers

Prosecutors emphasize that the Bitcoins were seized in connection with a probe of the online drug marketplace -- not because they were Bitcoins.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX tablets on a payment plan

The online retailer offers the option of buying the Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 in four installments paid over nine months.

By Dec. 15, 2013

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May. 19, 2014

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US charges 5 more in $45M global cybercrime scheme

Prosecutors say the defendants participated in a crime ring that robbed thousands of ATMs using bogus magnetic strip cards.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Kim DotCom offers a travel deal to U.S. Justice Department

The MegaUpload founder says he will travel to the U.S. without extradition provided that his assets are unfrozen to cover legal and living expenses.

By Jul. 10, 2012

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Swartz didn't face prison until feds took over case, report says

The late Internet activist was facing a stern warning from local prosecutors. But then the U.S. Attorney's office, run by Carmen Ortiz, chose to make an example of Aaron Swartz, a new report says.

By Jan. 25, 2013

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CNET Road Trip 2014: Official Picture of the Day sweepstakes rules

Here are the official rules for the 2014 CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day sweepstakes, which runs from June 9 through July 27.

By Jun. 9, 2014

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Crave Giveaway of the Week: Official rules

These are the official rules for the Crave Giveaway of the Week.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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What MegaUpload founders stand to lose

A huge sum of cash, a fleet of exotic vehicles, and many domain names could become government property if the accused MegaUpload founders are guilty.

By Jan. 19, 2012

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Critics say feds, RIAA too closely linked in music site seizure

Records unsealed this week show the U.S. government couldn't produce evidence that Dajaz1.com violated copyright law even after a year, largely because authorities couldn't get it from music labels.

By May. 4, 2012