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Uber escapes London court date -- because its drivers are already in the dock

UK transport authorities have dropped legal action on controversial e-hailing app Uber because the courts are tied up with cases relating to individual drivers.

By July 3, 2014

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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By June 17, 2014

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FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom "port reader" software to intercept Internet metadata in real time. And, in some cases, it wants to force Internet providers to use the software.

By August 2, 2013

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Batman arrested for burglary

A man who dressed as Batman and delivered a wanted man to his local cop shop has now been arrested for burglary — and his accomplice is the same man he took in to the police last month.

By April 17, 2013

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FBI prepares to defend 'Stingray' cell phone tracking

Privacy groups plan to tell a judge tomorrow that controversial cell phone tracking technology, used by federal police since at least the mid-1990s, violates Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 27, 2013

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Man jailed for rating sex performance on Facebook

A Bendigo, Victoria, man has been jailed for a Facebook page that rates the sexual performance of women in his area.

By August 20, 2012

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Broken mobile sparks man's £35,000 phone shop rampage

A man who became enraged by T-Mobile staff's refusal to give him a refund caused £35,000 worth of damage, a court has heard.

By August 2, 2012

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140 characters make a sentence as police tweet from court for a day

Order, order! West Midlands Police is tweeting from Birmingham Magistrates Court for a day.

By April 19, 2011

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Caught snooping: U.K. government staffers

What a surprise: the U.K. government was forced to reveal under Freedom of Information laws that more than 1,000 civil servants have "snooped" on British citizens' private data.

By May 18, 2012

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Rebekah Brooks charged in phone-hacking scandal

The Crown Prosecution Service says Brooks, along with her personal assistant and chauffeur, among others, are charged with "perverting the course of justice."

By May 15, 2012