Unlike military drones, which often look like a remote-controlled airplane, the creature floating around Sochi resembles a huge flying spider.DronesÂ are increasingly common at sporting events, and these Olympics is the highest-profile showcase yet for their use in broadcasting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe for the worst of online comments, scourge of the Internet.
The Internet opens your computers to intrusions by anonymous strangers, many with criminal intention. It’s a world populated by people who want to spread fear, disrupt society, steal corporate and government secrets, or advance a cause.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin says he’ll again seek legislation to prohibit so-called “revenge porn,” which is sexually explicit images or video posted online without the consent of the individual depicted in them. As Kilmartin’s office explains in a news release: “Revenge porn is uploaded by former lovers or hackers for the purpose of humiliation. The images or videos are often accompanied by personal information, including the pictured individual’s full name and links to social media profiles.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution’s ban on unreasonable searches. The judge put his decision on hold pending a nearly certain government appeal.
One snowy Saturday morning in 2010, Mason Boltrushek said goodbye to his girlfriend and headed to work, agreeing to get together when he got out.He would never keep that promise. The 17-year-old lost control…
The youthful face of the suspected Boston Marathon bomber offered a combination of identifying features. A pronounced nose. Cheeks that were subtler. Brushy, arched eyebrows and a mole beneath his lips.
PROVIDENCE — In the wake of this year’s revelations about the federal government’s wide-ranging phone and Internet surveillance programs, panel discussions including federal officials, a civil rights…