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Silk Road founder appeals conviction a week after life sentence

Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.

By June 5, 2015

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​Google commutes death sentence for Panoramio photo site

After more than 10,000 people object to Google's 2014 decision to close a site for sharing location-tagged photos, Google says it'll leave Panoramio alone as it finds a better way to meet the community's needs.

By June 3, 2015

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Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.

By May 29, 2015

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Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015

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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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Shouting about games: When e-sport commentators turn pro

Video games are now watched online by hundreds of millions of people. We speak to one "shoutcaster" about his path from passionate fan to professional e-sport commentator for the online game League of Legends.

By September 1, 2015

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Bison attacks woman taking selfie with it

Technically Incorrect: In Yellowstone National Park, a woman thinks it'll be glorious to take a selfie with a bison. The bison doesn't agree.

By July 23, 2015

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In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015

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Google's Alphabet: Brought to you by...Hooli?

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are confirmed fans of HBO's "Silicon Valley." The Easter egg in their post renaming the company Alphabet suggests their fan status may go a step above the rest.

By August 10, 2015

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I took me out to a ball game, where tech called balls and strikes

Technically Incorrect: The two-game series between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals claimed to be the first to use Pitchf/x tech to make decisions.

By July 30, 2015