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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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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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Singapore proposes law to block sites such as Pirate Bay

The amendment to Singapore's Copyright Act will allow content owners to compel Internet service providers to block infringing Web sites.

By Apr. 7, 2014

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Aereo to Supreme Court: We have broken no law

In a brief, Aereo says that it has stayed within the realm of US copyright law and that TV broadcasters have no right to royalties from its television streaming.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Google on cloud storage pricing: 'Follow Moore's Law'

Google gets more serious about taking on the likes of Amazon Web Services, slashing on-demand rates by as much as 85 percent.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Supreme Court rebuffs appeal of 'Amazon tax' law

The US Supreme Court deals Amazon and Overstock a blow, declining to hear a case that appeals New York's law that forces online retailers to collect sales tax.

By Dec. 2, 2013

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Code can't be stolen under federal law, court rules

Judges find former Goldman Sachs programmer was wrongly charged with theft and espionage after he downloaded code to a high-speed trading system.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Google privacy chief: Proposed EU privacy law 'dead'

Peter Fleischer, Google's top global privacy counsel, says a "much-flawed" proposed EU privacy law is "dead," while praising whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By Jan. 9, 2014