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​Government threatens legal action for Sydney UberX drivers

UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.

By June 17, 2014

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Verizon threatens to sue Netflix over congestion claims

Netflix's messages to its customers blaming Verizon for poor video service are "deceptive, inaccurate, and an unfair business practice," the carrier says.

By June 5, 2014

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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

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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AT&T threatens to skip the incentive spectrum auction

AT&T's threat to not participate in the upcoming auction could jeopardize the success of the auction, but it's unclear how serious its warning is as its arguments seem weak when scrutinized.

By April 16, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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To shush unruly class, teacher threatens 'Game of Thrones' spoilers

A Belgian teacher who actually reads (including the books the series is based on) decides he has one weapon against his video-only class: spoilers of who dies.

By March 25, 2014

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Budget battle threatens the A-10 Warthog (pictures)

The A-10 Thunderbolt II, the "Warthog," has carved out a legendary place in combat aviation history. Now it may get shot down by a budget battle.

11 Images By January 29, 2014

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InterDigital execs threatened with arrest in China

China's NDRC tells InterDigital that its executives could be arrested or detained if they attend a meeting to address charges of violating Chinese anti-monopoly law.

By December 16, 2013

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Police chief threatens Facebook pot critic with arrest

The Interim Police Chief of Columbia, S.C., appears not to appreciate those who suggest his department should catch shooters rather than pot users. He replies that he suspects the poster "might be a criminal."

By November 2, 2013