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Yahoo reveals U.S. government requests for user data

The Web pioneer says it received more than 12,000 requests in the past six months for user information, most related to criminal investigations into the likes of fraud and homicide.

By June 17, 2013

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U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

By June 11, 2013

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U.S. government to propose bill targeting foreign hackers

New legislation to be introduced by the House Intelligence Committee aims to curb cybertheft and cyberespionage done by "cyber hackers from nation-states like China and Russia."

By June 5, 2013

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U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage

Annual report to Congress alleges a steady campaign of hacking designed to acquire information about the U.S. government's foreign policy and military plans.

By May 6, 2013

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U.S. law eyes government purchases of Chinese IT equipment

The law, which was signed this week by President Obama, prevents government organizations from making overseas IT purchases before obtaining approval from federal law enforcement agencies.

By March 28, 2013

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U.S. government to fight for warrantless GPS tracking

The Obama Administration heads to court to argue its case, saying authorities shouldn't be required to obtain warrants to attach GPS devices to cars.

By March 19, 2013

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U.S. government invites hackers to work on 'Civic Hacking Day'

Agencies like NASA, Department of Labor, and the Census Bureau will give hackers access to data for a weekend in June in an effort to help the country's communities.

By January 22, 2013

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By October 3, 2013

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U.S. accused of cyberattack on French government

The United States denies it was involved in any attack on the French government, calling it a top ally.

By November 21, 2012

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NSA swept up thousands of U.S. e-mails as part of illegal program, ruling reveals

Newly released 2011 ruling by Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found NSA e-mail and data-collection program illegal and decried government's "substantial misrepresentation" of scope of NSA activities.

By August 21, 2013