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For its two and a half years online, thousands of drug dealers sold every kind of narcotic imaginable on the anonymous online marketplace known as the Silk Road. But put one of the site’s heroin dealers in a courtroom and ask him questions under oath, and the scale and consequences of that drug empire suddenly […]
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Search giant says its policy always contests secrecy orders tacked to data requests. Continue reading
Venture-backed firm had top engineers behind it, still filed for bankruptcy. Continue reading
In North America, the Canadians have long had to play country mouse to the flashier city mouse of the U.S. It’s the latter that gets all the attention, while the former sits quietly in a corner. But recent stories have shown just how big a player the C… Continue reading
Ulbricht tried OK Cupid, traveled, asked friends to help him get Dominican citizenship. Continue reading
Obama calls for new drone regs after drunken intel employee’s ill-fated drone op. Continue reading
The debate over online anonymity, and all the whistleblowers, trolls, anarchists, journalists and political dissidents it enables, is messy enough. It doesn’t need the US government making up bogus statistics about how much that anonymity facilitates child pornography. At the State of the Net conference in Washington on Tuesday, US assistant attorney general Leslie Caldwell discussed what […]
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Off-duty NGA worker piloted friend’s Phantom drone into tree. Continue reading
New docs also show DEA captured over 793M plates in four-year period. Continue reading
New update patches a number of widely reported issues. Continue reading
The agency said the devices, which make up the so-called Internet of Things, also raise serious security and privacy risks that could undermine consumers’ confidence.
The police have raided the American e-commerce giant’s Tokyo headquarters, a distribution center and the offices of an affiliate, according to Japanese news reports.
A system to detect flying objects failed to pick up a small drone, raising questions about whether the Secret Service could bring down a similar object if it endangered the president. Continue reading
Long overshadowed by its rival Alibaba, JD is basing its business on logistics and a promise to cater to shoppers from click to package delivery. Continue reading
China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites. Continue reading