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Edward Snowden: 'Fourth Amendment no longer exists'

The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."

By May 29, 2014

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Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.

By October 20, 2014

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San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014

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Court grants First Amendment protection to Facebook 'Like'

Liking a political candidate's Facebook Page is the Internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in your front yard, a federal appeals court ruled.

By September 18, 2013

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By October 8, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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House to amend CISPA in secret

As is with most cases, "classified information" is cited as the reason why the controversial "privacy killer" CISPA will be amended in secret. But it's OK; it's only people's privacy at risk here.

By April 5, 2013

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Singapore passes law to block illegal sites

The Singapore government has passed an amendment to the country's Copyright Act that will let content owners compel service providers to block infringing sites, like Pirate Bay.

By July 9, 2014

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Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill

A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.

By July 8, 2014

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Woman records her own arrest, then charged with wiretapping

Woman accused of disorderly conduct and carrying an open container gets an added charge after allegedly secretly recording her arrest on her phone.

By May 13, 2014