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U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

Sens. Charles Schumer and Bob Casey will host a news conference to outline plans to crack down on anyone who renounces citizenship to avoid paying taxes.

By May 17, 2012


Facebook co-founder renounces U.S. citizenship ahead of IPO

Eduardo Saverin "recently found it more practical to become a resident of Singapore," his representative tells Bloomberg, presumably to argue that the billionaire isn't just dodging capital-gains taxes.

By May 11, 2012


Curriculum teaches digital literacy and citizenship

commentary Common Sense Media rolls out a curriculum for middle school kids that respects youth while providing adult guidance for ethical, productive, and safe use of technology.

By April 10, 2010


Net safety conference to call for digital citizenship

A Washington, D.C., gathering of Internet safety advocates will call for a change in the way we approach Internet safety.

By November 2, 2009


MySpace profile cited in court dispute over citizenship

Details in a MySpace user profile of a 31-year-old woman have been cited in a court case that centers on whether she lives in Pennsylvania or New Jersey.

By August 9, 2007


Russian spy proposes to Edward Snowden on Twitter

Anna Chapman, the so-called Russian femme fatale expelled from the U.S. for spying, takes to Twitter to solve all of Edward Snowden's problems.

By July 5, 2013


Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

By July 9, 2014


U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By July 16, 2013


5 citizens who left the U.S. to avoid paying tax

These former U.S. citizens made lots of money in the land of the free, then headed overseas

By July 17, 2012


Microsoft to invest $500 million in youth outreach program

Microsoft introduces the YouthSpark philanthropy program, in which it's investing half a billion dollars over three years.

By September 20, 2012