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Man meets boy online, and provocative short film follows their story

Is it ever OK for a grown man to chat with a young stranger online? "Windscreenwiperman" doesn't have any answers, but it sure raises a lot of questions.

By March 24, 2015

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Lawmakers push feds to investigate Verizon's use of 'supercookies'

Concerned about privacy, three Democrats in the US Senate are asking the FCC and FTC to investigate Verizon's use of "supercookies" to track the online activities of millions of mobile customers.

By February 7, 2015

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Square takes preorders on more-secure credit card reader

Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.

By November 12, 2014

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Senators propose smartphone antitheft 'kill switch' bill

On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.

By February 13, 2014

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By February 11, 2014

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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By November 20, 2013

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Congress unveils bill to limit NSA's powers

A bipartisan group of senators introduces a bill that would prohibit the bulk collection of e-mail and phone records of US citizens.

By September 26, 2013

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The Morgan Plus 8 is a digital record player. Sort of.

Morgan is known for making cars in a traditional way: using wood in the same way it used to, etc. The new Plus 8, though, is utterly mad.

By September 5, 2013

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Why Google Glass needs help getting to you

If Glass becomes a hit, Google will have to find partners like Warby Parker that can serve the millions of users with stylish frames and prescription lenses.

By May 9, 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 April 2, 2013