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The general consensus is that Apple will unveil its next smartphone at its September 9 event.

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Facebook, attorneys general kick off online safety campaign

The social network's campaign will include a video series, a tip sheet, and state-specific public service announcements.

By April 15, 2013

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Attorney General Eric Holder defends Aaron Swartz case

The nation's top law enforcement officer finds nothing to criticize in the controversial prosecution of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide months before his criminal trial was scheduled to begin.

By March 6, 2013

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Australian attorney-general won't confirm copyright meetings with ISPs

The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.

By October 29, 2013

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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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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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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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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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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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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