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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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Judge reportedly orders Yahoo email snooping suit to move forward

The tech giant is accused of scanning user's emails for keywords and attachments for its "targeted advertising," according to Reuters.

By May 27, 2015

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By October 3, 2013

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Three judges fired for using office computers to watch porn

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.

By March 17, 2015

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Judge appears poised to approve Apple, Google anti-poaching settlement

Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.

By March 2, 2015

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Judge tosses two Google antitrust lawsuits

A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.

By February 23, 2015

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US regulator orders PayPal to pay $25 million in refunds, fines

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims PayPal signed up consumers to its credit service, PayPal Credit, without their permission.

By May 19, 2015

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Samsung may owe Apple a lot less than $930M, appeals court finds

The court rules that Samsung did violate some of Apple's design patents, but finds the Korean company did not copy the overall packaging of the product.

By May 18, 2015

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'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015