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Indictment over hacking of Bush family email accounts

A Romanian national using the online moniker "Guccifer" was indicted Thursday on charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people including a relative of former presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush.

Five arrested in $45 mn 'cyber heist'

Five people were arrested Monday following a global "cyber heist" in which hackers stole $45 million by overriding the cash withdrawal limits of prepaid debit cards, US officials said.

E-books: US tells Apple to cut publishing ties

The US Department of Justice said Friday that tech giant Apple must cut ties with the five publishers with which it was found guilty of running an e-book price-fixing scheme.

US seizure of journalist records called 'chilling'

The US government's secret seizure of Associated Press phone records had a "chilling effect" on newsgathering by the agency and other news organizations, AP's top executive said Wednesday.

Dotcom says US stalling over 'weak' online piracy case

Eighteen months after his arrest for alleged online piracy, Internet mogul Kim Dotcom has accused US prosecutors of deliberately stalling his case because they know it will not stand up in court.

Kim Dotcom's extradition case delayed again

A US bid to extradite Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom from New Zealand for alleged online piracy has been delayed until at least November, court officials said.

Apple ebook price-fixing trial opens

The US government's trial against Apple, accused of leading a conspiracy to fix prices of electronic books, opened Monday in New York.

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