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Utah Law That Could Send Online Bullies to Jail Criticized

Utah Law That Could Send Online Bullies to Jail Criticized

By Hallie Golden |
Utah lawmakers hope a new, unusual law cuts down on increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send online bullies to jail for a year.

Life on A Manmade Island

Life on A Manmade Island

May 27
Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King have constructed a floating island they call Freedom Cove, a multicolored floating refuge tucked away in rugged Clayoquot Sound off the west coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

New Zealand Test Rocket Makes It to Space but Not to Orbit

New Zealand Test Rocket Makes It to Space but Not to Orbit

By Nick Perry | May 27
California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn't reach orbit as hoped.

House OKs Bill Making Nude Photo Sharing in Military A Crime

House OKs Bill Making Nude Photo Sharing in Military A Crime

By Richard Lardner | May 27
The House has unanimously approved legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos or videos of people without first getting their consent.

French Designer Shows Off DIY Robot in Public for 1st Time

French Designer Shows Off DIY Robot in Public for 1st Time

May 27
"This is a little bit like Geppetto building Pinocchio. You make a robot and you send it in the world and you see what the others are going to do with it," he said.

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

May 26
Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved other content deemed unacceptable.