March 17th, 2010
04:33 PM ET

On the Radar: What's happening Thursday

More than 170 million payment card numbers were hacked in the scheme uncovered last year.

Here's a look at some of tomorrow's news events:

Hacker sentencing

Sentencing begins for Albert Gonzalez, the convicted mastermind of a major hacking scheme in which 130 million credit card and debit card numbers were stolen.  He faces over 40 years in federal prison for his role in three pending cases, including stealing data from the company that owns T.J. Maxx, Barnes & Noble, and other well-known chains.  Read more

Sex.com, anyone?

Bidding starts at $1 million for the Internet domain name, sex.com, which goes on the auction block tomorrow.  It could set a record for the most expensive domain name sold.  The domain name reportedly sold for $14 million back in 2006.  

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Hearings resume tomorrow on the possible end to the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for gay and lesbian service members.  Two former officers are expected to testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee about how the policy cost them their military careers.

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