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Clinton: US wars with al-Qaida on the web

Clinton: US wars with al-Qaida on the web

The State Department has launched a different sort of raid against al-Qaida, engaging in a cat and mouse game to replace anti-American al-Qaida ads on Yemeni tribal websites.

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Pirate party makes a raid on German politics

Pirate party makes a raid on German politics

Pirates are capturing Germany’s political system.

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Microsoft leads US raid on suspected botnet servers

Microsoft leads US raid on suspected botnet servers

Microsoft employees and US marshals have raided two office buildings in Pennsylvania and Illinois to disrupt Zeus botnets of hijacked computers used to harvest financial and personal data

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‘Errors’ made in Megaupload raid

‘Errors’ made in Megaupload raid

| March 19, 2012

A police error could mean luxury cars, jet skis and jewellery seized in a police raid are returned to Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom.

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The Pirate Bay may face another police raid

The Pirate Bay may face another police raid

It’s not easy being enemy number one in the fight against online piracy. This is a lesson The Pirate Bay has known for years. But it may soon face increased hassle, in the form of a visit from police. The Pirate Bay tells Torrentfreak that it has rec…

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Chinese officials raid retailers, confiscate iPads following trademark ruling against Apple

Chinese officials raid retailers, confiscate iPads following trademark ruling against Apple

| February 13, 2012

In the latest development surrounding Proview Technology’s trademark infringement case against Apple over the “iPad” name, a Shanghai court has ruled against Apple. Following the decision, The Xinhua District’s Administration for Industry & Com…

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Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 26: Paper Monsters, Ant Raid, One Epic Game

Fresh iPhone Apps for Jan. 26: Paper Monsters, Ant Raid, One Epic Game

This week’s big crop of games has seen quite a few quality entries. Paper Monsters leads the group, bringing a 2-D platforming experience with great 3-D graphics. Ant Raid successfully makes the strategy genre easy, casual and hard to put down, and O…

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What Megaupload Teaches Us About the Cloud, SOPA and Backups

What Megaupload Teaches Us About the Cloud, SOPA and Backups

The raid and subsequent shutdown of file-sharing service Megaupload not only hacked off members of Anonymous, it also underscores one of the inherent vulnerabilities in storing data in the cloud.

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NZ police raid file-sharing site founder’s mansion

NZ police raid file-sharing site founder’s mansion

New Zealand police raided several homes and businesses linked to the founder of Megaupload.com, a giant Internet file-sharing site shut down by U.S. authorities, on Friday and seized guns, millions of dollars, and nearly $5 million in luxury cars, offi…

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Video: U.S. online piracy crackdown hits New Zealand

Video: U.S. online piracy crackdown hits New Zealand

Police in New Zealand raid a luxury mansion and arrest Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom as the U.S. pushes ahead with its war on copyright piracy. Lily Grimes reports.

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