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Hacker gets 6-year sentence for 'sextortion' case

(AP) -- A Southern California man was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for infiltrating computers belonging to women and teenage girls where he found sexually explicit photos and threatening to put them online unless ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Internet
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Downloading case to have 23,000 defendants

( -- How many of you remember the film The Expendables? It was an action flick, featuring some of the biggest names in blowing things up, and soon it will be known as the film that has created the largest illegal-BitTorrent-downloading ...

dateMay 11, 2011 in Internet weblog
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How do you mine Bitcoin – and is it still worth it?

Most people are bamboozled by Bitcoin. It's shrouded in jargon and geek speak. It borrows physical metaphors from all over the place adding to the confusion. It talks of "coins", but there are no physical coins. You'll hear ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Internet
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