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10-Year jail for buying or selling of cryptocurrency in India, Report

India proposes a draft bill suggesting 10-year prison term for holding or dealing in cryptocurrency If you are involved in holding, selling or dealing in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum in India, then you may want to think twice, as you could land yourself in jail for 10 years for doing […]

YouTuber jailed for giving toothpaste filled Oreo biscuits to a homeless man

YouTuber in Spain sentenced to 15 months in prison for stuffing Oreos with toothpaste A Spanish YouTuber has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for posting a video that shows him offering a homeless man Oreo biscuits filled with toothpaste, according to the New York Times. Kanghua Ren, who was […]

Programmer discovers ATM flaw that allowed him to withdraw $1 million in cash

Chinese programmer gets jailed for withdrawing $1 million in cash using an ATM flaw A senior Chinese bank programmer was arrested after he withdrew more than 7 million yuan (around $1,000,000) in “free” cash by exploiting an ATM flaw. He has been given a prison sentence of 10 and a […]

Indian government approves jail term for cam piracy of movies

Film pirates in India could serve up to three years in prison for cam piracy Earlier last month, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) in India had proposed a new amendment to the Cinematograph Act, 1952, to target unauthorized cam piracy in theaters and punish offenders. The Union Cabinet on […]

Celebgate hacker jailed for role in theft of Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos

Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker who posted her nude images sentenced to prison One of the four hackers involved in the 2014 ‘Celebgate’ scandal was sentenced on Wednesday in a federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The accused has been sentenced to eight months in prison after which he has to serve three years […]