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​Victorian Government threatens to prosecute UberX drivers

The battle between Uber and the authorities has escalated, with the Victorian Taxi Services Commission saying it will prosecute "repeat offenders" caught driving for Melbourne's UberX ridesharing service.

By May 27, 2014


Feds reassure firms: We won't prosecute when you share cyberthreat info

The Justice Department and the FTC issue a joint statement to allay concern that antitrust action might be triggered in Washington if companies share threat Information.

By April 10, 2014


U.S. attorney: Criticism of Aaron Swartz prosecution is 'unfair'

Carmen Ortiz, who previously compared the late Internet activist to a common criminal, tells a Boston radio station that charges of overzealousness by her office are "unfair."

By February 21, 2013


House panel demands answers regarding Swartz prosecution

Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder says committee has "many questions" about the Justice Department's handling of the prosecution of the Internet activist, who committed suicide earlier this month.

By January 28, 2013


NASA hacker won't face prosecution in U.K.

Self-confessed hacker Gary McKinnon will not now face legal action in the U.K. following a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service, but the U.S. extradition warrant remains open.

By December 14, 2012


Watch what you retweet, we could prosecute you, says CPS

Repeating other people's 'grossly offensive' messages on social networks could end with you having your collar felt.

By October 25, 2012


Anti-DEA rants on Facebook spark criminal prosecution

Federal judge OKs prosecution of man accused of posting anti-police rants on Facebook, saying that dismissing criminal charges on free speech grounds would be "inappropriate."

By October 12, 2012


WikiLeaks faces more U.S. demands for prosecution

WikiLeaks encounters another round of criticism as heads of Senate Intelligence Committee call for espionage prosecution of Julian Assange and "possible accomplices."

By December 2, 2010


Report: So. Carolina AG never prosecuted prostitution case

As Henry McMaster criticizes Craigslist for doing too little to halt prostitution ads on the site, he acknowledges he has never tried anyone for prostitution.

By May 22, 2009


Podcast: "Sexting" could lead to teen prosecutions

Taking a nude or semi-nude picture of a minor could be considered child porn, even if the kid took it him or herself.

By March 25, 2009