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Russian Hacker Gets 9-Year Jail for Running Online Shop of Stolen Credit Cards

The Hacker News A United States federal district court has finally sentenced a Russian hacker to nine years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty of running two illegal websites devoted to facilitating payment card fraud, computer hacking, and other crimes. Aleksei Yurievich Burkov, 30, pleaded guilty in January this year to two of the …

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Zoom Blocks Activist in U.S. After China Objects to Tiananmen Vigil

The New York Times Zoom, the video-chat app that leapt to fame during the coronavirus outbreak, briefly blocked the account of a Chinese human-rights leader who used the platform to organize a commemoration of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown between activists in the United States and China. The nine-year-old San Jose, Calif., company restored the …

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