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DMCA conviction for seller of bogus Microsoft product keys

A man in his early 20s is likely headed to jail under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act after he circumvents security measures to sell unlicensed Microsoft software.

By May 15, 2009


U.S. offers peek at proposed copyright treaty

After receiving complaints about the lack of transparency in negotiations for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, the Obama administration is releasing a summary of the proposed treaty.

By April 7, 2009


Craigslist touts 'spectacular' reduction in erotic ads

Web classified site releases numbers that show volume reductions in five major cities in an apparent response to a federal lawsuit against the site.

By March 9, 2009


Craigslist to sheriff: Federal law protects site

Craigslist CEO says Cook County's sheriff is wasting his time, that federal law will not hold the Web classified publication liable for content submitted by users.

By March 6, 2009


Is Craigslist the world's biggest bordello?

A San Francisco sex worker says Craigslist is vital to her industry. Cook County says Craigslist's erotic services section is a nuisance to the community.

By March 6, 2009


Police Blotter: Courts split over police searches of handhelds

If you are arrested, can police officers search every file on your cell phone or handheld looking for incriminating material? They think they can, as so do some judges.

By February 6, 2009


Steve Jobs' health now a public matter

In choosing to go public with CEO Steve Jobs' ailments to deflect damaging rumors, Apple may be forced to give regular updates on the health of its founder.

By January 5, 2009


Security Bites 119: Does the Internet need its own Interpol?

Chief security adviser at F-Secure talks about cybercrime and the need for a new international agency to handle such crimes.

By October 24, 2008


Police, advocates monitor Web sex ads during political conventions

Law enforcement agencies and nonprofits turn to Craigslist and other classified ad sites during political conventions to hunt prostitution or human sex trafficking.

By September 4, 2008


Alleged TJX hackers charged

Eleven people have been charged with hacking eight major U.S. retailers, including TJX, but only three are currently in custody.

By August 6, 2008