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Larry Lessig blasts prosecutor's defense in Swartz case

Internet scholar faults Justice Department prosecution "in part at least" for driving Aaron Swartz to his death.

By January 18, 2013

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Prosecutors team up to combat smartphone thefts

Police and other law enforcement officials would be part of a new group dedicated to clamping down on the rise in smartphone thefts, says the Associated Press.

By June 13, 2013

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Prosecutor poses as accused killer's ex-girlfriend on Facebook, fired

An Ohio prosecutor believes that he must break two witnesses' alibis in a murder case. He goes on Facebook, pretends to be the accused's ex-girlfriend and tries to contact the witnesses. His bosses aren't impressed.

By June 8, 2013

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Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire

Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison.

By January 15, 2013

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Revisiting the legacy of JFK's assassination in Dallas

More than 50 years later, Dallas remains synonymous with one of the most controversial events in US history. CNET visits Dealey Plaza during Road Trip 2014.

By June 18, 2014

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Miami police impounding Lyft drivers' cars

In a sting operation, Miami police are posing as Lyft riders and having the drivers' cars towed for operating illegally.

By June 7, 2014

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Iran denies calling Zuckerberg to court

Despite earlier reports, it appears Facebook's CEO will not be called to court in Iran to answer questions on user privacy.

By May 28, 2014

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Court narrows prosecutors' use of anti-hacking law

Appeals court rejects government's interpretation of a nearly 30-year-old act, ruling it was intended to prosecute computer hacking, not misappropriation of trade secrets.

By April 10, 2012

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?

By May 4, 2014

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Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

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.

By April 19, 2014