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Brazil jails Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

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The Latin American country demands that the Web giant take down videos denigrating political candidates, as well as the anti-Islam film that sparked protests across the Middle East. [Read more]...
Brazil jails Google chief for not removing YouTube videos

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Thousands of paroled CA sex offenders, felons easily disable GPS monitors
A lot of companies claim to change the world. Homeboy Industries actually does

Half Full Jails

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Half Full Jails

Your very own ARM-based Ubuntu servers in the cloud... for free

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Not content with dominating the world of smartphones and tablets, makers of low-power ARM chips are setting their sights on the server market. While x86 servers are still the norm, there have been hints for some time that ARM might become a presence in the data center. Another small, early...
Your very own ARM-based Ubuntu servers in the cloud... for free

Pirate Bay Founders To Spend Sentences In Three Separate Jails

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Yesterday it was revealed that Carl Lundström, the millionaire businessman who provided structural support for a fledgling Pirate Bay through his company Rix Telecom/Port80, will be spending his 4 month ‘jail’ sentence in the community. Along with Pirate Bay founders Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Gottfrid Svartholm, Lundström had previously...
Pirate Bay Founders To Spend Sentences In Three Separate Jails

Prison Architect - the game that asks, what's it like to run a jail?

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Players build and manage their own correctional facilities in this darkly humorous game from UK studio Introversion. But how far will jailers go to make a profit?Think of computer game management simulations, and you usually think of aspirational jobs - or at least the things we dreamed of doing as...
Prison Architect - the game that asks, what's it like to run a jail?
Court jails activist for two years for insulting Kuwaiti leader on Twitter

Norway jails three men for terrorism plot against Danish newspaper – video

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An Oslo court has jailed three men for planning to attack the Danish newspaper that first printed cartoons of prophet Muhammad...
Norway jails three men for terrorism plot against Danish newspaper – video

Small Jails Have Big Suicide Problem | Mother Jones

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Small Jails Have Big Suicide Problem | Mother Jones
Blog: Why gamers are right to demand evidence for claims that games are 'harmful'

Last week in Asia: Suspicious Sina Weibo outage, record DeNA revenues, Vietnam jails bloggers and more

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Welcome to the latest instalment of Last Week in Asia, our roundup of the key stories and developments from across Asia’s growing technology and Internet spaces. China Top story: Sina Weibo microblog suffers... More »...
Last week in Asia: Suspicious Sina Weibo outage, record DeNA revenues, Vietnam jails bloggers and more

Supreme Court Says You Can Be Strip Searched When Admitted To Jails For Any Offense

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The Supreme Court continues to chip away at whatever is left of the 4th Amendment. A ruling on Monday (with a close 5 to 4 vote) decided that jails can strip search those enrolled for pretty much any offense. However, the reasoning behind this was very suspect. In this case,...
Supreme Court Says You Can Be Strip Searched When Admitted To Jails For Any Offense

Tunisia jails two over Facebook cartoons of Prophet Mohammed (weeks after celebrating Web freedom day)

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Less than a month after celebrating Internet freedom day, Tunisian authorities have sentenced two young Facebook users to seven years in jail after they published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on the social network. Tunisia’s justice ministry says that the duo posted images showing Mohammad naked which, according to spokesperson Chokri...
Tunisia jails two over Facebook cartoons of Prophet Mohammed (weeks after celebrating Web freedom day)

Does Batman Need Copyright Protection?

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With the release of the latest Batman movie, Jeffrey Tucker makes an interesting point: does the movie really even need any copyright protection to make money? It's almost guaranteed that the film will be both widely available in unauthorized forms online... and will make an absolute ton of money: We...
Does Batman Need Copyright Protection?

Highlights from John McAfee's Delightfully Entertaining CNBC Interview: 'I love elaborate hoaxes!'

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Like Romeo and Juliet. (Photo: Robert King/Vice) American treasure John McAfee has officially returned to U.S. soil following his dramatic escape from Belize, and has immediately begun doing what he does best: fuckin’ with tech reporters. In an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning, Mr. McAfee appeared grizzled in...
Highlights from John McAfee's Delightfully Entertaining CNBC Interview: 'I love elaborate hoaxes!'
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