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Police skirt Tor anonymity software in shutting down illegal websites

US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.

By November 7, 2014

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

By October 1, 2014

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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 June 9, 2014

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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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Crave Giveaway of the Week: Official rules

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

By March 13, 2014

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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 January 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 December 15, 2013

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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 November 18, 2013

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CNET Road Trip 2013: Official Picture of the Day sweepstakes rules

Here are the official rules for the 2013 CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day sweepstakes, which runs from June 24 through August 11.

By June 24, 2013

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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 January 25, 2013