5g
Want to Commit Crimes? Upgrade to 5G, Apparently

Europe’s police agency is worried that the 5G will interfere with law enforcement’s ability to track people. Read More >>

bicycles
Labour Lord Demands Number Plates for Cyclists

Lord Winston, who we recognise off 1980s telly for some reason, is thinking of launching a one-man war on cyclists, and is already writing letters to newspapers suggesting he may lead a campaign to make number plates on bikes – and maybe even mandatory insurance for cyclists – a thing that happens. Read More >>

drones
Good Old “Disgruntled Employee” Theory Attached to Gatwick Drone Attacker

Investigators from Sussex Police and helpers from the government have leaked their current thinking on last year's Gatwick shutdown, with investigators now leaning towards blaming a furious former or perhaps current employee for causing the aerial melt. Read More >>

youtube
Leaving House Derisked as YouTuber Banned from Theme Parks, Bridges and Buildings

YouTuber Ally Law, who made a name for himself recording videos of bantering derring-do in legal grey areas, has been banned from entering UK theme parks and TV studios, lest he disrupt processes and incur massive security and clean-up costs. Read More >>

facebook
Facebook Will Add 3,000 More People to Watch Murders and Suicides

Facebook has a problem. Not the one where they admitted to being a megaphone for propaganda and psy-ops. Or the one where they narced on at-risk teens. No, today’s news concerns how the social giant/massive data collection scheme has (increasingly) become an unwilling platform for users to broadcast violent crimes, sexual acts, child exploitation, and suicide. Read More >>

wtf
Inmates Stash Two Homebrew Computers in Ohio Prison’s Ceiling, Used Them to Do More Crimes

Adam Johnston and Scott Spriggs may well go down as Ohio’s cleverest inmates. Read More >>

google
Man Arrested for Attacking Google Headquarters With Molotov Cocktails

A 30-year-old man was arrested early Thursday morning for allegedly attacking Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, with Molotov cocktails. Read More >>

wtf
Setting a Supermarket Fireworks Display on Fire Is a Spectacularly Stupid Thing to Do

Not treating fireworks—aka unlicensed explosives—with the respect they deserve is one of the most dangerous thing you can do. So after a couple of pranksters in Phoenix, Arizona, thought it would be funny to start a chain reaction on a shelf full of fireworks in a supermarket, humanity has reached a new low. Read More >>

uncategorized
LG Exec Questioned Over Bizarre Samsung Washing Machine Vandalism

One unnamed LG executive is said to have gone on a cathartic rampage in Berlin last week, allegedly vandalising the doors of four Samsung-made washing machines in a local shopping centre. Read More >>

watch this
Watch This Surreal Zombie Crime Video Made By LAPD

The big problem in northeast LA right now is that people keep leaving their car doors unlocked at night and stuff is getting stolen. LAPD's solution? A seven minute DIY zombie movie. Perfect. Read More >>

wtf
Man Steals Entire Road and Escapes in Three Lorries

A Russian man has been arrested for theft after he was apprehended trying to steal a... a... road. The road used to link the village of Parcheg with the Vychegda River, before the bloke lifted the 82 concrete slabs that made it and disappeared off with them. Read More >>

computers
Post Office Computer Bugs May Have Wrongly Sent Staff to Prison

The Post Office's computer systems have been found to be a little buggy, which won't be much compensation to the 100+ sub-postmasters who've been accused of defrauding the PO and prosecuted for lying in their books. Read More >>

hackers
Hacker Taunts Police With Message Taped to a Cat

A hacker wanted in Japan for various crimes against computers has been amusing himself playing games with the local police, culminating in a bizarre stunt where he attached a memory card to a cat's collar. Read More >>

facebook
Man Jailed for Paying Facebook User to Take His Driving Penalty Points

A man's clever scheme to avoid adding more penalty points on his driving license ended in a jail term, after he advertised for a stranger to take a speeding ticket on his behalf through Facebook. Read More >>

piracy
Leeds Bad Boys Given Nine Month Suspended Sentences for Usenet Copyright Crimes

A couple of men from Leeds are the latest victims of the UK's ongoing crackdown on copyright infringement, with the pair given nine-month sentences for running illegal TV and movie streaming sites. Read More >>