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Most phone theft victims ready to resort to vigilantism, study shows

With smartphone theft on the rise, a new study finds most people are willing to take matters into their own hands.

By May 7, 2014

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Gawker, Reddit's Violentacrez and the internet vigilantes

When it comes to the internet, getting justice can be tricky — but taking matters into your own hands to mete out punishment should never be the answer.

By October 16, 2012

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Microsoft: The spam vigilante

The FCC may decide that microcell mobile boosters are not legal, Samsung launches 3D video on demand in Korea, and Microsoft helps the feds bring down one of the largest e-mail span rackets.

By March 18, 2011

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Microsoft: The spam vigilante

The FCC may decide that microcell mobile boosters are not legal, Samsung launches 3D video on demand in Korea, and Microsoft helps the feds bring down one of the largest e-mail span rackets.

By March 18, 2011

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Commit adultery in China, Web vigilantes will hunt you

Human flesh search engines, the term used in China to describe cybermobs that unite to exact their own brand of Web justice, are growing in popularity.

By November 25, 2008

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Laura Cantrell, 'Love Vigilantes': Free MP3 of the Day

Laura Cantrell's classic country heritage comes across clearly through her warm, rootsy recordings. Download a free MP3 of her cover of New Order's "Love Vigilantes" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By April 15, 2008

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Vigilante hackers target the wrong guy

A 59-year-old PG&E employee and his wife were harassed by hackers after they were mistakenly identified as pro-Scientology hackers.

By January 30, 2008

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The 404 1,379: Where we lead you to the river (podcast)

A guide to thieving in the 21st century, a retrospective of Gaultier's designs in "The Fifth Element," online vigilantes ensnare 1,000 Webcam sex tourists, and the Knock Knock app for iOS.

By November 6, 2013

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When consumers become vigilantes

By January 17, 2006

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The 404 879: Where we remember, remember (podcast)

Today we're exploring the trend of digital vigilantes (aka digilantes) taking to the Internet for crowdsourced criminal identification and cyberjustice. The most recent example is the hacker collective known as Anonymous' YouTube video threatening to take down Facebook on November 5, otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Day.

By August 10, 2011