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U.S. attorney: Criticism of Aaron Swartz prosecution is 'unfair'

Carmen Ortiz, who previously compared the late Internet activist to a common criminal, tells a Boston radio station that charges of overzealousness by her office are "unfair."

By February 21, 2013

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U.S. Attorney defends office's conduct in Aaron Swartz case

Challenging the notion that her office's actions led to the suicide of the Internet activist, Carmen Ortiz said that the conduct of her prosecutors was appropriate.

By January 16, 2013

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U.S. Attorney: Biden hands-off in MegaUpload bust

Representatives from the U.S. Attorney's Office that filed the MegaUpload indictment deny Kim DotCom's allegations that the U.S. vice president had any involvement in the case.

By July 6, 2012

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U.S. Attorney chasing MegaUpload is former piracy fighter

Neil MacBride, the U.S. attorney who indicted MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom, is the former chief of antipiracy at the Business Software Alliance.

By January 23, 2012

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Top state attorneys scrutinize Target data breach

The retail chain talks with several state attorneys general about its investigation into the massive security breach and confirms it's working with the US Secret Service and the Justice Department.

By December 23, 2013

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U.S. attorney general: DOJ 'ready and eager' for AT&T trial

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division is prepared to go to court to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

By November 8, 2011

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013

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U.S. tells Russia that Snowden won't face death penalty

In a letter to Russia, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder also says Edward Snowden would receive the full protection of the U.S. civilian court.

By July 26, 2013

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Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."

By July 16, 2013

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013