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prisons

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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014

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At Alcatraz prison, Lego portraits fight for freedom (pictures)

At the site of a notorious federal penitentiary, renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei uses an unlikely material, 1.2 million Lego bricks, to highlight the global reality of political detainment.

12 Images By November 18, 2014

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May 20, 2014

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Man who posts online vid of kitten abuse gets year in prison

A French man is sentenced to prison for animal cruelty within days after posting a Facebook video of himself throwing a cat against a wall.

By February 3, 2014

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Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By November 15, 2013

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'Topiary' tells all: Prison, activism, and LulzSec's beginnings

The young hacker, who's real name is Jake Davis, opens up about his time in the cyberattack collective.

By September 9, 2013

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Tiny car-key mobile phones could be banned after prison strife

Mini mobiles made to look just like posh car key fobs could be banned after concerns they're too easy to smuggle into prisons.

By August 21, 2013

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

Prosecutors had urged a minimum of 60 years for the U.S. Army soldier who had been convicted for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.

By August 21, 2013

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See evil haunt an IKEA-like store in horror book trailer

Angry spirits torment employees at a modern furniture store, giving new meaning to the phrase "graveyard shift."

By September 22, 2014