Newsweek's cover story on Satoshi Nakamoto has caused a media stir, and the two police officers who witnessed the exchange between the writer and the man she claims is Bitcoins's face are not allowed to comment.
The officers who witnessed a key verbal exchange between a Newsweek writer and the alleged Bitcoin founder have confirmed the accuracy of the account.
A Chinese banker allegedly posts Weibo pictures of himself at the wheel with captions such as "Is ten beers too much?" The police decide it is, indeed, all too much.
A man said to be affiliated with the hacking collective Anonymous gets prison time for breaking into police and municipal Web sites in Utah, New York, Missouri, and California.
A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.
Prosecutors say Americans have "no privacy interest" in location records revealing minute-to-minute movements of their mobile devices, even when they're not in use.
British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.
The ACLU in Missouri meets with authorities to clarify the First Amendment right of anyone to film the police, as long as those filming aren't obstructive.
In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.
Reports from Missouri suggest police are demanding that people stop using mobile phones and other cameras to film their activities. Whose side is the law on?