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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 July 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 December 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 July 16, 2012

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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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Do as the dominatrix says: Why Amazon is 'king of the kinky wish list'

Shopping fetishes take on a whole new meaning when dominatrixes and their subs turn to Amazon, and gift-buying provides an expression of desire -- as well as punishment.

By March 28, 2014

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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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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 February 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 August 13, 2013

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Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

Mr. Checkpoint is a man who alerts thousands of people where police are setting up DUI checkpoints in San Diego and the L.A. county areas. Not everyone approves of his motivations.

By May 26, 2013

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Schoolgirl tries science experiment, arrested for felony

A teenage girl puts two household chemicals in a water bottle at school to see what might happen. There is a small explosion. No one is hurt. She is expelled and charged with weapons possession.

By May 1, 2013