Somebody at the US Marshals Service goofed, cc'ing a list of 40 people who'd written to inquire about what was supposed to be an anonymous auction of the Bitcoins seized in the Fed's raid on Silk Road.
Perhaps inspired by Europeans winning the right to be forgotten in Google search results last month, a Canadian court has ruled that Google has to remove search results for a Canadian company's competitor, not just in Canada but around the world.
"Disappear forever" didn't mean much when Snapchat said it. Neither Snapchat nor Facebook's newly released Slingshot stops anybody from taking a screenshot or snapping a photo of the receiving device with another camera, for one thing.
The US Supreme Court will re-examine a case in where a man made death threats against his ex-wife on Facebook, giving us a federal decision on whether threats made online need to be made with real intent, or whether they just have to be taken seriously by a reasonable person who's threatened.