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Aaron's computer rental chain settles FTC spying charges

The rent-to-own computer company settles a complaint that accused it of secretly taking Webcam photos of users in their homes and recording keystrokes of Web site login credentials.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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'Aaron's Law' rewrite backfires, reformers now on defensive

Congressional sausage-making in Washington threatens to rewrite a controversial anti-hacking law used against the late Aaron Swartz -- by replacing it with an even more Draconian version.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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CNET hosting Aaron's Law event tonight: Join us!

Electronic Frontier Foundation and TechFreedom are organizing tonight's discussion, which is free and open to the public.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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New 'Aaron's Law' aims to alter controversial computer fraud law

Silicon Valley congresswoman wants to change a 1984 law that was used to prosecute Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide last week.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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Buzz Out Loud 641: Save Aaron's grandpa's house

There's an Internet petition to help save Aaron's grandpa's 150-year-old house. Plus, we recommend not driving into swamps.

By Jan. 16, 2008

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Call to action kicks off second Aaron Swartz hackathon

The EFF's legal director delivers harsh words for Google and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to fire up the crowd at the start of an Aaron Swartz memorial hackathon in San Francisco.

By Nov. 9, 2013

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Aaron Swartz film trailer released with anti-NSA message

The Internet activist's supporters use Swartz's own words to launch a campaign against government surveillance.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.

By Aug. 3, 2013

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At long last, a visit to Cooperstown

Road Trip 2010: The Baseball Hall of Fame showcases many of the most memorable moments of America's Pastime, as well as its most cherished players, and even some of its most notorious scandals.

By Jul. 31, 2010