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Feds go after operator of revenge porn site

The FTC charged Craig Brittain with obtaining nude photos under false pretenses and then charging to remove them from the site.

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Uber passenger who alleged Delhi rape sues in US

She says Uber was negligent and should never have hired the accused as a driver

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Silk Road dealer found a hungry market for mail order drugs

A former drug dealer testifies that he made $70,000 a month selling heroin on the undergound marketplace

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Silk Road paid thousands in shake-downs from malicious hackers

The Silk Road online drug marketplace was routinely bedeviled by extortionists

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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request

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All the feds needed to do to ID Silk Road's founder was Google it

An IRS investigation of Silk Road tied a crucial Gmail account to the defendant's laptop.

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Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook took the steps after receiving a court order

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Facebook in Turkey ordered to block material insulting Prophet Muhammad

The order was given in the wake of the Paris shootings

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Facebook privacy class action suit to kick off in April

An Austrian court will deal with the admissibility of the case during the first hearing

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California DMV changes course, reverses registration policy change for rideshare drivers

California ditches a newly instated policy that required rideshare drivers to register their cars as commercial vehicles.

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Dutch authorities fine Uber €10,000 a pop

So far, the Dutch government doesn't seem very vigilant in cracking down on Uber

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Italy Antitrust Authority fines carriers for premium service abuses

Customers sometimes found they were receiving the services without their full knowledge and explicit consent

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Friend of Silk Road creator details early days of the site

Richard Bates testified that he helped Ross Ulbricht troubleshoot the site, which later became an online marketplace for illegal products

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Uber in legal hot water again in South Korea

The country's telecom regulator said the ride-sharing company is breaking information protection rules

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Prosecutors tighten case against alleged Silk Road mastermind

Anonymous TorChats and a journal highlight the activities of Silk Road operator