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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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HBO's John Oliver hits Snowden hard on NSA leaks

Oliver, who has a popular show on HBO, traveled to Russia to interview Edward Snowden face to face.

By April 6, 2015

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ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015

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NSA planted surveillance software on hard drives, report says

Security vendor Kaspersky outs a group capable of inserting spying software onto hard drives around the world, while Reuters fingers the NSA as the culprit.

By February 17, 2015

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Facebook's Zuckerberg talks terrorism, entrepreneurship

During a town hall event in Colombia, Facebook CEO discusses his company's place in world in the wake of last week's Paris attacks. He also says starting a company isn't as hard as you think.

By January 14, 2015

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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