When Does Online Fantasy Become Criminal Conspiracy?

When does an online fantasy cross the line into criminal conspiracy? That's the issue the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is currently weighing in United States v. Gilberto Valle, the so-called "cannibal cop" case. EFF filed an amicus brief in support of Valle today, arguing that finding him guilty of conspiracy based… » 3/23/15 4:30am 3/23/15 4:30am

Three Crazy James Bond Villains Were Caught Trying to Cut Through The…

While the Internet at large was freaking out about an apocalyptic attack that wasn't really happening yesterday, something nefarious was going down at the bottom of the sea. Egyptian authorites found a trio of divers down there attempting to sever a crucial submarine communications cable. » 3/28/13 11:10am 3/28/13 11:10am

Report: Ex-Cop Christopher Dorner Is Now a Target for Drones

Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD cop who allegedly killed three people has been on the run, successfully evading police, for over a week. To finally track him down, it seems that law enforcement is pulling out all the stops. According to the Express, Dorner is now a target for drones, among the first ever on U.S. soil. » 2/10/13 1:54pm 2/10/13 1:54pm

Facebook Hacker Who Stole $11m From Zynga Poker Gamer Gets Slapped With…

After stealing £7m ($11.4m) in virtual money from Zynga, Brit Ashley Mitchell has been sent to jail for two years to think long and hard about how his gambling addiction led him to that cold grey cell. Honestly, I don't know what's worse—that he stole £7m in poker chips but only managed to sell a third of them for… » 3/23/11 11:41am 3/23/11 11:41am