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Why Did Tim Cook Talk At The Goldman Sachs Conference Anyway?

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Editor’s note: Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits, a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. You can read his full bio here and find him on Twitter @howardlindzon. Earlier today Josh Constine wrote that Apple Doesn’t Care, That’s Why They are Winning. Hold the iPhone. Stop the...
Why Did Tim Cook Talk At The Goldman Sachs Conference Anyway?

Anonymous Isn’t Happy LulzSec Leader Sabu Snitched to the FBI: ‘We Were Your Family Too’

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Anonymous has responded to the international raid on top members of the short-lived hacker group LulzSec that went down yesterday morning. The crippling indictment, which one FBI official called "devastating to the organization," was facilitated by evidence from LulzSec leader Hector Xavier Monsegur, the 28-year-old unemployed Lower East Side resident...
Anonymous Isn’t Happy LulzSec Leader Sabu Snitched to the FBI: ‘We Were Your Family Too’

Hacker Case Leads to Calls for Better Law

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The indictment of Matthew Keys, 26, in relation to a 2010 incident of online vandalism has led to an outcry over sentencing in computer crimes....
Hacker Case Leads to Calls for Better Law

Drug Enforcement Administration only has 40 TB of electronic storage worldwide

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You may have seen the headlines going around: "Drug charges dropped because of too much evidence" or "Charges dropped against fugitive doctor, because evidence is using too much space on federal servers." It may sound incredible, but it's—at least partially—true. The DEA might really be that crunched for space, with only a...
Drug Enforcement Administration only has 40 TB of electronic storage worldwide

Swizz Beatz Defends Megaupload: Says It Was Taken Down Because It Was Too Powerful For RIAA To Control

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One of the oddities concerning the Megaupload shutdown and indictment was the fact that the company had named famed producer (and husband to recording star Alicia Keys) Swizz Beatz as CEO just a few months prior. Beatz is extremely well known in the industry, and widely respected. After the shut...
Swizz Beatz Defends Megaupload: Says It Was Taken Down Because It Was Too Powerful For RIAA To Control

When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

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(U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture photo by Kerry Rodtnick, via Flickr) From your friends in the agriculture industry comes a helpful reminder of the pitfalls of the credo “Just Ship It.” Wired reports that former execs from the Peanut Corporation of America have been charged with fraud and conspiracy for...
When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

Megaupload's Planted Evidence Allegations are Baseless, U.S. Says

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Last week Megaupload filed a motion claiming the U.S. Government deliberately misled the court. The authorities withheld information that showed how key evidence was “planted,” Megaupload’s lawyers argued, referring to a crucial part of the indictment that was also mentioned in some search warrants. When the U.S. Government applied for...
Megaupload's Planted Evidence Allegations are Baseless, U.S. Says
Circa App Betting On Mobile-Native News As The Next Media Frontier

Lulzsec court papers reveal extensive FBI co-operation with hackers

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Indictment sheets detail how cases against five men alleged to be Anonymous members were made with help of group leaderThe FBI turned a computer hacker to build its case against a group of people it alleges are responsible for a string of audacious attacks that captured the personal details of...
Lulzsec court papers reveal extensive FBI co-operation with hackers

Indictments Sought in Olympus Case

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Japan's securities watchdog requested the indictment of Olympus and six individuals allegedly involved in the camera maker's $1.5 billion accounting scandal....
Indictments Sought in Olympus Case

Megaupload Asks US Court to Dismiss Indictment, Cites Jurisdiction

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Megaupload cannot be brought within the jurisdiction of a federal court in Virginia for criminal proceedings without its consent, as federal rules do not......
Megaupload Asks US Court to Dismiss Indictment, Cites Jurisdiction

'Friends' can share your Facebook profile with the government, court rules

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A federal judge has ruled that investigators can go through your Facebook profile if one of your friends gives them permission to do so. The decision, which is part of a New York City racketeering trial, comes as courts struggle to define privacy and civil liberties in the age of...
'Friends' can share your Facebook profile with the government, court rules

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Blogging: How To Attract And Retain An Audience (Heidi Cohen)Recently bloggers...
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

Feds Drag Rapper Swizz Beatz Into Megapload Case

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On the day Megaupload was shut down, the company website listed rapper/producer Swizz Beatz as company CEO. The popular rapper/producer was one of the stars who endorsed MegaUpload in public, and he reportedly recruited several artists for the Mega Song promotion. Beatz, real name Kasseem Dean, is married to R&B...
Feds Drag Rapper Swizz Beatz Into Megapload Case
Anonymous hacks government site, threatens to expose secrets in response to Aaron Swartz's death

How The Megaupload Shutdown Has Put 'Cloud Computing' Business Plans At Risk

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As you recall, last month's SOPA/PIPA protests were followed the very next day by the US government shutting down Megaupload. While there have been plenty of discussions about the wider implications of the January 18th anti-SOPA/PIPA protests, there's been less analysis about the wider impact of the Megaupload case. Lawyer...
How The Megaupload Shutdown Has Put 'Cloud Computing' Business Plans At Risk
Global Hack Nets $45 Million In ATM Crime Spree
Second suspected LulzSec member indicted for role in Sony Pictures hack

Hacking duo charged with DDoSing Amazon, then bragging about it

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Federal prosecutors have charged two men with using a computer botnet to launch crippling Web attacks on Amazon, eBay, and Priceline, and then bragging about them in online hacker forums. Dmitry Olegovich Zubakha, 25, of Moscow, was arrested in Cyprus this week for his role in attacks taking place in...
Hacking duo charged with DDoSing Amazon, then bragging about it

Swartz death inspires expanded effort to liberate paywalled court docs

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Aaron Swartz is remembered most for his campaign to liberate articles from the academic database JSTOR. That effort led to his indictment on federal hacking charges, which his family blamed for his January suicide. But years earlier, in 2008, Swartz liberated millions of documents from PACER, the paywalled website...
Swartz death inspires expanded effort to liberate paywalled court docs
U.S. feds shut down Liberty Reserve, DoJ calls it 'bank of choice for the criminal underworld'
Reuters fires social media editor charged with helping hackers

Megaupload Asks US Court to Dismiss Indictment, Cites Jurisdiction

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Megaupload cannot be brought within the jurisdiction of a federal court in Virginia for criminal proceedings without its consent....
Megaupload Asks US Court to Dismiss Indictment, Cites Jurisdiction

Bernard Rose: Tolstoy, America and me

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His Ivansxtc was a searing indictment of Hollywood. Now Bernard Rose has adapted another Tolstoy story - and turned it into an indictment of capitalist AmericaTen years ago, Bernard Rose proclaimed that digital technology would change the face of movie-making, and he made a film to prove it. Ivansxtc, released...
Bernard Rose: Tolstoy, America and me

Retired Federal Judge Criticizes Carmen Ortiz's Handling Of Aaron Swartz Case

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While US Attorney Carmen Ortiz continues to stand by her actions in regards to the Aaron Swartz case (and other cases where she's being accused of being over-aggressive in prosecuting people), more and more criticism is coming to light, including from some influential voices who understand first hand the sorts...
Retired Federal Judge Criticizes Carmen Ortiz's Handling Of Aaron Swartz Case

EX-APPLE ENGINEER: 'Almost Everything That Apple Does That Involves The Internet Is A Mess' (AAPL, GOOG)

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Former Apple engineer Patrick B. Gibson has a provocative post on Tumblr arguing that the power balance between Apple and Google is shifting in Google's favor. Specifically, Gibson suggests, Google is getting better at gadget design faster than Apple is getting better at Internet services. (Gibson is now an engineer...
EX-APPLE ENGINEER: 'Almost Everything That Apple Does That Involves The Internet Is A Mess' (AAPL, GOOG)

Operators of Online Drug Ring Arrested in Global Sweep

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The alleged ringleader of an online marketplace for illegal drugs was arrested Monday in Lelystad, Netherlands, capping two days of arrests and the indictment of......
Operators of Online Drug Ring Arrested in Global Sweep

Pirate Bay Founder Charged With Hacking Companies and a Bank

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In late August 2012, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm was deported from Cambodia to Sweden. Initially it was thought that Gottfrid had been taken to serve the prison time he was handed for his involvement in The Pirate Bay, but quickly it become clear the authorities also had other things...
Pirate Bay Founder Charged With Hacking Companies and a Bank

We've Reached the Law Part of the Paul Ceglia Law and Order Episode

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Mr. Ceglia. (facebook.com) Paul Ceglia, the penny-ante hustler who once attempted to convince the world he was part owner of Facebook, has been indicted on counts of wire and mail fraud. Bloomberg reports that, after hearing the charges and evidence against Mr. Ceglia, a grand jury has deemed the U.S....
We've Reached the Law Part of the Paul Ceglia Law and Order Episode
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