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U.K. broadcasters forced to hand over riot footage to police

Leading media organisations, including the BBC and Sky News, said Friday they had been forced to hand over untransmitted footage of the August riots to police. At least 3,450 people have been arrested for the four nights of violence and looting in London and other English cities, but police are…

Hackers debate ‘Anonymous’ tactics at DefCon gathering

LAS VEGAS — Hackers bent on derailing Anonymous clashed with members of the notorious group at a DefCon gathering in Las Vegas late Saturday. “Hubris” and “Asherah” of startup Backtrace Security condemned Anonymous for “bully behavior” and argued that the group was trying to pass off reckless opportunism as Internet-age…