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Software Bug Releases Thousands of US Prisoners Early

Most software has bugs, sometimes small, sometimes large, but very rare is the bug that exists for 13 years and has consequences as serious as causing over 3,200 prisoners in ...

December 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Cyberbullying Now Illegal In New Zealand

Cyberbullying is a problem a lot of people have faced. The concept of being able to bully without having to directly see the results or the person your bullying has meant ...

July 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

Megaupload Programmer Sentenced to One Year in Prison

We mostly hear news about Kim Dotcom in regards to Megaupload and the ongoing legal issues, but he isn’t the only one indicted by the United States in the case. Andrus ...

February 16, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Torrent Site Admin Sentenced to Five Months Prison

The case started two years ago when Rights Alliance filed a complaint against Tankaner, a Swedish torrent site. The alleged owner has now been sentenced to five months of jail ...

December 1, 2014 at 11:58 am by

American Gamer Who Flew to UK to Kill Woman Receives Life Sentence

Shane Coffey, a 20-year-old American gamer who attacked a British woman in a chaotic knife attack, has been sentenced to a life sentence. After pleading guilty for attempted ...

November 23, 2014 at 6:44 am by

Pirating Fast & Furious Costs 33 Months of Jailtime

Pirating movies is wrong and illegal, nothing new in that. But it is quite rare that someone is caught and convicted considering the amount that gets pirated each day. The 25 ...

August 23, 2014 at 7:59 pm by

The British Government Wants To Take Away Your ‘Privileges’ To Access The Internet

A meeting has been held this week at the House of Commons in the UK to debate the Intellectual Property Bill, which ended with a lot of fingers being pointed at Google and its ...

January 24, 2014 at 4:20 pm by

Chinese World of Warcraft Hackers Spend The Holiday In Jail

According to a report from Fudzilla, a group of 10 Chinese men were sentenced to prison for stealing from a total of 11,500 World of Warcraft accounts. The leader of the ...

December 26, 2013 at 10:35 pm by


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