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  1. cageymaru

    YouTuber Deliberately Crashes Plane into Los Padres National Forest for the Views

    29 year old YouTuber Trevor Jacob is facing up to 20 years in prison and numerous fines for deliberately crashing a plane into the Los Padres National Forest according to The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. The viral video star seemed to lack a bit of...
  2. cageymaru

    Man Gets 10 Year Prison Sentence for Launching Cyberattacks Against Hospitals

    A computer engineer was sentenced to 121 months in prison after launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against a children's hospital and a residential treatment facility. The hacker was protesting a custody battle involving a teenage patient receiving treatments at the...
  3. cageymaru

    Library Director Given Jail Time for Stealing Funds to Fuel Mobile App Addiction

    An Utah Library Director was sentenced to 30 days in the slammer for stealing library funds to pay for his addiction to the mobile app "Game of War." Adam Winger was convicted of felony theft and forgery after he spent $89,000 of library funding on the video game by purchasing Amazon, iTunes...
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    Two Sentenced to Jail for Selling Kodi Devices

    TorrentFreak is reporting that two men from the UK have just been handed nearly 2 year prison sentences for selling Kodi-powered devices. The boxes, called the OoberStick, were relatively expensive boxes with a custom version of Kodi and various addons, had been on the market since 2016. Glenn...
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    You Can Now Mine Cryptocurrency to Bail People Out of Jail

    In an article from Vice, starting today, a new charity initiative called "Bail Bloc" allows users to download software to mine Monero cryptocurrency to provide bail money for people who can't afford it. The project will start by focusing on New York City jails, but in 2018 "funds will spread to...
  6. FrgMstr

    Horribly Coded Website "Hacked" Teen Goes to Jail

    So you go to a website that is so horribly coded, that you can change the company's pricing when purchase its product. Then you change the price, buy the ticket as proof of the problems, and report it to the company. Then what happens, the company has you arrested. Wow. The company, BKK...
  7. FrgMstr

    Encrypt and Lock Your Phone - Go to Jail

    The Miami Herald is reporting that a man suspected of child abuse has been sentenced to 180 days in jail because he did not give the police a working security code to access his iPhone. No matter your thoughts on this, there is absolutely no doubt that we are going to be seeing more and more of...
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