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Yahoo tops the most-trafficked Web site list for desktop in US

Yahoo edges out Google, Microsoft, and Facebook in ComScore's latest top 50 US desktop Web properties.

By January 20, 2014

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Google battles human trafficking with global hotline

Coordinating with three anti-trafficking organizations, the Web giant aims to use data collected by helplines around the world to fight modern-day slavery.

By April 9, 2013

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Google think tank tackles traffickers and terrorists

Google Ideas aims to use technology to solve tough problems like trafficking in humans, organs, drugs, and arms.

By July 17, 2012

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Microsoft changes policy in wake of Hotmail snooping

Microsoft's general counsel announces changes to its Web mail terms of service, promising that it won't read its users' email even when they're suspected of trafficking in stolen Microsoft property.

By March 28, 2014

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Alleged Silk Road creator indicted on 'kingpin' charges

Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.

By February 4, 2014

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Craigslist faces new wave of political attacks

Congressional committee has asked Craigslist founder Craig Newmark to testify at a hearing next week on "domestic minor sex trafficking," sources tell CNET.

By September 9, 2010

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AGs call on Craigslist to banish adult ads

Attorneys general from 17 states send a letter that asks the company to remove its adult services section due to ongoing ads they say promote prostitution and child trafficking.

By August 25, 2010

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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

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Manuel Noriega sues Activision over portrayal in Black Ops 2

Former Panama dictator claims his likeness was used for "economic gain" by Activision in the 2012 first-person shooter.

By July 16, 2014

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Silk Road forfeits $28M in Bitcoins seized from its servers

Prosecutors emphasize that the Bitcoins were seized in connection with a probe of the online drug marketplace -- not because they were Bitcoins.

By January 16, 2014