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Hacking for freedom: U.S. hacks al-Qaeda sites in Yemen

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says cyber hacking team replaces anti-American propaganda on site in a 48-hour period.

By May 24, 2012

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Twittering teen arrested after 'joke' terror threat to American Airlines

A teen tweets at American Airlines that she's from Afghanistan, a member of al-Qaeda, and is "gonna do something really big." The airline responds forcefully. The teen is frightened, then arrested.

By April 14, 2014

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Where Bitcoin boosters are getting it wrong

commentary Bitcoin will suffer the same fate as Bitnet: a technical advance that will soon be surpassed by even better advances.

By January 23, 2014

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Judge: NSA phone surveillance is legal and a 'vital tool'

The government gets a victory in a case brought by the ACLU, which charged that the spy agency was violating Americans' First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By December 27, 2013

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NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.

By August 31, 2013

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Military judge finds Manning guilty of most charges

Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who became a source for WikiLeaks, is found not guilty of "aiding the enemy," but he still could spend many decades in a military prison.

By July 30, 2013

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U.S. embassy Facebook video sparks anger from Pakistanis

After a video on how the U.S. ambassador spends his day off was posted to Facebook, hundreds of citizens take to the social network to voice their thoughts on the U.S. presence in Pakistan.

By June 13, 2013

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Israeli military to restrict soldiers' Facebook accounts

Concerned with enemies infiltrating soldier's social media accounts, the Israel Defense Forces puts the kibosh on social networking for classified and sensitive units.

By June 5, 2013

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U.S. lifts ban on computer exports to people in Iran

Easing of sanctions will allow U.S. residents to export communications equipment to individuals, but not to the Iranian government.

By May 30, 2013

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Hackers send bogus tweets from '60 Minutes' account

CBS News confirms that the Twitter feeds for "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" were hacked. Phony tweets accused the U.S. of aiding terrorists.

By April 20, 2013