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vigilantes

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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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Hacker group: We'll wipe ISIS off the Internet

Twitter accounts affiliated with the Internet vigilantes known as Anonymous vow to besiege the Islamic militants with "massive cyber attacks."

By November 16, 2015

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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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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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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

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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

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Buzz Out Loud Ep. 1298: Forking tired of Android forks (Podcast)

On today's show, Google does us a solid in the ham-filtering department, we wonder whether Paul Allen might have waited too long to sue the Internet, or whether this is just the beginning, and we speculate whether seven inches is, in fact, the perfect size after all. Plus, Internet vigilantes on the loose! --Molly

By August 31, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1298: Forking tired of Android forks

On today's show, Google does us a solid in the ham-filtering department, we wonder whether Paul Allen might have waited too long to sue the Internet, or whether this is just the beginning, and we speculate whether seven inches is, in fact, the perfect size after all. Plus, Internet vigilantes on the loose! --Molly

By August 31, 2010