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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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Lookout launches 'theftie' alerts to combat smartphone theft

The mobile security firm thinks a phone's front-facing camera can help retrieve a stolen device.

By May 28, 2014

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LG adds 'kill-switch' security feature to G3

The phone maker has added heftier antitheft software to its flagship phone, as more lawmakers call for technology that protects smartphone owners from being robbed of their devices.

By May 27, 2014

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How tech's culture war feeds the art of the outrageous

If the clash between Silicon Valley and the nontech community is indeed "class warfare," as some have suggested, then there's an arms race for shock value.

By February 15, 2014

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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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To catch a thief, with monitoring software

Identity of faux thief is revealed in a matter of hours in CNET experiment with LoJack for Laptops.

By October 9, 2012

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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