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Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom

Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more.

By October 13, 2014

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SpiderOak offers unlimited cloud storage for US$125/year

For a very limited time, SpiderOak is offering unlimited cloud storage on unlimited devices for just US$125 per year — but you'll need to be quick.

By March 30, 2014

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Congressman endorses data retention law, then backs away

A key Republican politician alarmed lobbyists trying to update a 1986 electronic privacy law by suggesting a data retention requirement should be attached. Then his aides said he misspoke.

By March 19, 2013

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By December 5, 2012

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The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect, what to fear (FAQ)

The U.S., Canada, and European allies are squaring off against Russia and China at a U.N. Internet summit. At stake: the future of how the Internet will be run.

By December 6, 2012

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Advocacy group flip-flops twice over CISPA surveillance bill

The Center for Democracy and Technology once opposed CISPA. Then, to the delight of CISPA's backers, it ceased actively opposing the bill. Now it's opposing CISPA once again.

By April 25, 2012

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CISPA cybersecurity bill 'not being rushed through,' aide says

Expecting a vote in the House next week, House Intelligence Committee attorney says at event hosted by CNET that the controversial cybersecurity bill wasn't rushed through and there is no secret agenda.

By April 19, 2012

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CNET hosting CISPA town hall meeting April 19: Join us!

Join us at CNET's San Francisco headquarters to discuss a proposed cybersecurity bill that's become surprisingly controversial in the week leading up to a House of Representatives vote.

By April 18, 2012

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Privacy brouhaha reveals Google's split personality

Latest Google Internet controversy highlights conflict between privacy protection and advertising demands.

By February 17, 2012

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SOPA foes ready alternative plan--no Web blocking

Proposal from Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa offers a gentler alternative to SOPA. Instead of trying to delete allegedly piratical Web sites, the OPEN Act tries to slice off their funding.

By December 8, 2011