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DEA supplied with access to vast database of AT&T phone records

Project Hemisphere, which was detailed in slides supplied to The New York Times, included access to phone logs dating back 26 years.

By Sep. 2, 2013

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Anti-DEA rants on Facebook spark criminal prosecution

Federal judge OKs prosecution of man accused of posting anti-police rants on Facebook, saying that dismissing criminal charges on free speech grounds would be "inappropriate."

By Oct. 12, 2012

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FBI, DEA warn IPv6 could shield criminals from police

The FBI, DEA, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police say IPv6 may erode their ability to trace Internet addresses -- and warn new laws may be necessary if industry doesn't do more.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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DEA agent caught twisting facts in wiretap request

A federal judge rebukes a Drug Enforcement Administration agent for selective editing in a wiretap request that claimed a conversation about chrome wheels was code for drugs.

By Mar. 18, 2008

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Apple's iMessage encryption trips up feds' surveillance

Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.

By Apr. 4, 2013

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Breaking Bad finale breaks on Netflix before it's on UK TV

Breaking Bad's final season is coming to British Netflix in August, before it hits your television.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Senators target Bitcoin currency, citing drug sales

Charles Schumer and Joe Manchin are urging the U.S. attorney general to go after the peer-to-peer currency, also a favorite among hackers, in connection with the Silk Road online marketplace.

By Jun. 9, 2011

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Find out (some of) what one big data broker knows about you

Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.

By Sep. 14, 2013