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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Futuristic handcuffs would administer shocks, drugs

A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.

By Dec. 8, 2012

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3D printer helps pick locks in high-end security handcuffs

Man at hacker conference demonstrates how he made CAD models of restricted keys and produced plastic replicas, according to a Forbes report.

By Jul. 16, 2012

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Can the Brits put handcuffs on online porn?

A growing movement, supported by the prime minister, is lobbying for online porn to be blocked and opt-in, rather than readily available. Can this possibly come about?

By May. 9, 2012

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Alleged Craigslist killer: Plastic handcuffs found

In a search of alleged Craigslist-lurking killer Philip Markoff's apartment, police say they found plastic 'zip-tie' handcuffs similar to ones said to have been used during the assault and murder of Julissa Brisman.

By Apr. 21, 2009

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Ning puts the handcuffs on porno networks

Adult content is no longer tolerated on the build-your-own community-site service; CEO Gina Bianchini says it's because it's difficult and costly to police and maintain.

By Dec. 2, 2008

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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May. 1, 2014

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Controversy after cops' aggressive arrest of jogger wearing earbuds

In Austin, Texas, bystanders photograph and film an arrest made by officers of a jogging woman, who claims she couldn't hear the policemen because she was wearing earbuds. The arrest, for alleged jaywalking, appears to some excessive.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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Chained to your gear? Juice it with this bracelet charger

Slap Thanko's Wristband Battery 2 on your arm and forget about running out of power, or looking cool, for a while.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Thief steals iPhone from quadriplegic

A man who relies on an iPhone to communicate has it stolen from the tray of his wheelchair in the lobby of a Staten Island apartment building.

By Dec. 9, 2012