Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.
District attorney says there wasn't sufficient evidence to prosecute Gizmodo editors for extortion, despite then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs accusing the gadget blog of precisely that.
Attorney for WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says a grand jury in Alexandria, Va., is currently weighing criminal charges, probably under the Espionage Act.
A federal grand jury in Chattanooga ends its meeting without indicting a Tennessee lawmaker's son.
Prosecutors file charges against a woman who allegedly posed as a teenage boy on MySpace.com to harass a teenage girl, who later committed suicide.
How will Bonds' indictment affect reporters whose coverage of the story led to their being subpoenaed and later found in contempt for not revealing their anonymous sources?
Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.
An indictment accuses the site operator of paying another man to hack into the e-mail accounts of hundreds of women to steal sexually explicit images.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.
Pump-mounted devices used Bluetooth chips that allowed the thieves to retrieve the data without having to physically connect to the devices, prosecutors allege.