Jail

11.25.11
South Korea plans trial run of robot prison guards
11.25.11

South Korea plans trial run of robot prison guards

This isn't the first time we've seen a prison turn to robots for a little assistance, but South...

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07.15.11
WiFi hacker lands 18-year prison sentence, sex offender status for campaign of cyber vengeance
07.15.11

WiFi hacker lands 18-year prison sentence, sex offender status for campaign of cyber vengeance

Look, we understand that being accused of pedophilia is horrible but, if you're not keen on spend...

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06.15.11
Three sent to prison in China over iPad 2 leaks
06.15.11

Three sent to prison in China over iPad 2 leaks

A Chinese court has sentenced three people to prison for collaborating to steal information from...

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03.29.11
America's 'panic button' to wipe phones of democracy activists, perturb repressive governments
03.29.11

America's 'panic button' to wipe phones of democracy activists, perturb repressive governments

So, here's the scene. You're out at [insert city center here], completely neglecting any and all wor...

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03.23.11
Hacker nets two years in jail after pilfering £7 million in virtual poker chips
03.23.11

Hacker nets two years in jail after pilfering £7 million in virtual poker chips

Crime, it just doesn't pay. Well, actually it does, to the tune of £53,612, but then you get...

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12.31.10
Ohio man jailed for selling copied games
12.31.10

Ohio man jailed for selling copied games

If you bought a bootleg copy of a PC game for the low, low price of $9.95 and you live in the Powell...

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10.04.10
'Managed access' trial screens prison phone calls without jamming the airwaves
10.04.10

'Managed access' trial screens prison phone calls without jamming the airwaves

Yeah, we've been to this rodeo before... kind of. If you'll recall, prisons have had one heck of a t...

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09.03.10
Teen archer launches cellphone-laced arrows into Brazilian jail
09.03.10

Teen archer launches cellphone-laced arrows into Brazilian jail

Sometimes we sit around at Engadget HQ and do informal, anonymous surveys of our favorite gadgets...

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08.30.10
Wolfhound sniffs out inmates' cellphones much better than an actual wolfhound would (video)
08.30.10

Wolfhound sniffs out inmates' cellphones much better than an actual wolfhound would (video)

Are you the warden of a small-town prison, or perhaps an irate movie theater usher who's sick of u...

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