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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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Scientist ejected from classical concert for 'attempting to crowdsurf'

David Glowacki, an expert in non-equilibrium molecular reaction dynamics and visiting professor at Stanford, is removed by fellow audience members. He is said to have been experimenting with the rules of behavior.

By June 22, 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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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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Annoyed theatergoer ejected after grabbing cell phone and tossing it

Kevin Williamson is so angry that a woman won't stop using her cell phone during a New York musical that he grabs it from her and throws it far away. Yes, he is removed from the theater.

By May 16, 2013

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Classic cool: Superhero style goes noir

An artist strips all of the fancy colors from superheroes, and the results impress.

By February 13, 2013

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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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Gotham City Imposters now free to play

The new version of Gotham City Imposters on Steam includes the original game, plus all DLC packs.

By September 2, 2012

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Ep. 879: Where we remember remember

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

By August 10, 2011