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Facebook wins German case on pseudonym ban

German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.

By February 15, 2013

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German state orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms

The data-protection agency in one German state ordered the social network to end its policy of requiring members to establish accounts under their real names. Other states may follow.

By December 18, 2012

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Google challenges you to a spelling bee with 'Spell Up' for Chrome

Spell for points with a new Google-built Chrome game that pumps up your spelling while testing your word skills.

By May 13, 2014

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Silk Road drug sales going strong after 'Dread Pirate Roberts' arrest

The illicit underground marketplace has bounced back from last year’s high-profile shutdown, according to an Internet safety report.

By April 30, 2014

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Dorian Nakamoto: Bitcoin was not my baby, period

Labeled as the creator of Bitcoin by Newsweek, Nakamoto has issued a formal statement "unconditionally" denying those claims.

By March 17, 2014

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D. Satoshi Nakamoto denies being father of Bitcoin

Following a Newsweek report naming the creator of the cryptocurrency, the Southern California man tells the AP he hadn't heard of Bitcoin until three weeks ago.

By March 6, 2014

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Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack

One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.

By March 6, 2014

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New TextSecure delivers smoother encryption

Open WhisperSystems' TextSecure update takes some cues from WhatsApp's functionality, but more importantly it frees messaging from traditional SMS networks while still sending messages between phones.

By February 24, 2014

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Neighbor banned from Web after naked man shows up at woman's house

In an apparent attempt at humor, Jason Willis put his neighbor's address and picture in a Craigslist sex-solicitation ad. Soon, she was receiving male callers, one of whom was not exactly dressed.

By February 14, 2014

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Facebook to launch verified accounts with pseudonyms

Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.

By February 15, 2012