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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 Jun. 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 Jun. 8, 2013

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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 Jan. 18, 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 Jan. 15, 2013

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EFF: Prosecutors want location data via a Twitter shortcut

A subpoena for a protestor's Twitter account information could reveal location data without forcing authorities to obtain a search warrant, privacy advocates at the EFF note.

By May. 11, 2012

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FTC hires ex-DOJ prosecutor for Google antitrust probe

Beth Wilkinson, a former Justice Department prosecutor, will reportedly play a key role in deciding whether to launch an antitrust suit against Google.

By Apr. 27, 2012

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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 Apr. 10, 2012

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Olympus HQ raided by Japanese prosecutors in dramatic scenes

A horde of dark-suited men descended on Olympus' Japanese HQ to get to the bottom of the camera maker's financial shenanigans.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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Prosecutors file charges in prototype iPhone case

San Mateo County District Attorney's office tells CNET it's filed misdemeanor theft charges against two men who allegedly sold a prototype iPhone last year to the Gizmodo gadget blog.

By Aug. 10, 2011

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Hacker offers advice to prosecutor in AT&T-iPad case

Member of the hacker group being investigated for a data leak at AT&T's iPad site sends bizarre e-mail to assistant U.S. attorney.

By Nov. 17, 2010