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Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers

(AP) -- A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles.

Jul 19, 2011
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Wall Street Journal attacks News Corp. critics

The News Corp.-owned Wall Street Journal blasted critics Monday for double standards and insisted that the phone-tapping scandal in Britain should not tarnish all of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Jul 18, 2011
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Businesses fall prey to cyberthieves' cunning

Among the growing ranks of consumers, business owners and others being lured by the convenience of online banking are legions of cybercrooks who have found the technology a convenient way to steal from unsuspecting victims.

Apr 04, 2011
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Judge says WikiLeaks' Assange can be extradited

(AP) -- Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in a sex crimes inquiry, a British judge ruled Thursday, rejecting claims by the WikiLeaks founder that he would not face a fair trial there. Assange's lawyer ...

Feb 24, 2011
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Craigslist removes global adult services listings

(AP) -- Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut's attorney general said Tuesday, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites.

Dec 21, 2010
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Judge grants bail to WikiLeaks' Julian Assange

(AP) -- Julian Assange will be freed on bail from a British jail, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday, rejecting an appeal by prosecutors to keep the WikiLeaks founder in prison as he fights an extradition request ...

Dec 16, 2010
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Julian Assange UK bail appeal to be heard Thursday

(AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will spend at least one more night in a British prison, after court officials said Wednesday that an appeal against the decision to grant him bail would not be heard ...

Dec 15, 2010
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Dutch police arrest second teenager for hacking

Dutch police arrested a 19-year-old on suspicion of hacking a government website, the second teenage arrest for cyber attacks linked to the WikiLeaks fallout, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Dec 11, 2010
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Sweden to issue int'l warrant for Assange

(AP) -- The elusive Australian behind the biggest leak of U.S. war documents in history is wanted by Sweden in a drawn-out rape probe, and could soon face an international arrest warrant curtailing his ability ...

Nov 18, 2010
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