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U.S. Cities Relying on Precog Software to Predict Murder

U.S. Cities Relying on Precog Software to Predict MurderWho needs precogs when you can use an algorithm to predict crime? Authorities in two states and D.C.  read more »

Government Unable to Define ‘Homeland Security’

Government Unable to Define ‘Homeland Security’What is "homeland security?" The federal bureaucracy doesn't know, and that's problematic for a government that has been fighting the ill-defined "war on terror" following 9/11, according to a Wednesday report from the Congressional Research Service.  read more »

Motorist Claims Corporation Papers Are Carpool Passengers

Motorist Claims Corporation Papers Are Carpool PassengersWe've heard it countless times from losers of courtroom showdowns who claim they're going to take their defeat all the way to the Supreme Court. But over a traffic citation?  read more »

Student Suspended for Refusing to Wear RFID Tracker Loses Lawsuit

Student Suspended for Refusing to Wear RFID Tracker Loses LawsuitA Texas high school student who claimed her student identification was the "Mark of the Beast" because it was implanted with a radio-frequency identification chip has lost her federal court bid Tuesday challenging her suspension for refusing to wear the ...
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Romanian Hacker Gets 21-Month Sentence for Breaching Subway’s Point-of-Sale System

Romanian Hacker Gets 21-Month Sentence for Breaching Subway’s Point-of-Sale SystemA Romanian national is being sentenced in the United States to 21 months in prison for his role in a successful plot to hack credit-card-processing systems at more than 150 Subway restaurants and 50 other unnamed retailers.
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WikiLeaker Bradley Manning Awarded 112-Day Prison Credit for Military’s Abuse

WikiLeaker Bradley Manning Awarded 112-Day Prison Credit for Military’s AbuseA military judge overseeing pretrial hearings in the Bradley Manning case refused to dismiss the charges against the former Army intelligence analyst Tuesday, according to reports, but ordered that the accused WikiLeaker will be granted a 112-day sentencing credit for ...
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Theater-Only Blockbuster Movies Playing on Computers Near You

Theater-Only Blockbuster Movies Playing on Computers Near YouWhen the nominations for the Academy Awards are announced Thursday, millions of people already will have watched some of the leading flicks.  read more »

Feds ‘Dismantled’ $100 Million Software Piracy Scheme

Feds ‘Dismantled’ $100 Million Software Piracy SchemeA Chinese national was set to plead guilty Monday for his role in a massive $100 million online software piracy scheme that authorities said was "one of the most significant copyright infringement cases ever uncovered."
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Man Arrested for Flipping Off Cop Wins Day in Court

Man Arrested for Flipping Off Cop Wins Day in CourtA federal appeals court is reinstating a civil rights lawsuit brought by a New York man arrested for disorderly conduct after flipping off a police officer in traffic.
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Study Says Yahoo, Google Help Fund Pirate Sites

Study Says Yahoo, Google Help Fund Pirate SitesGoogle and Yahoo were among the top advertising networks servicing the most ads on pirate sites, according to a new study unveiled Thursday.  read more »