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NSA's spying on UN and others detailed in newly published documents

A cache of documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden details spying targets, including the UN's general secretary, according to a new report.

By July 1, 2015


NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015


Amazon changes Europe tax practices amid ongoing probe

The online retail giant will cease funnelling sales through low-tax Luxembourg, a strategy seen as a tax-avoidance effort.

By May 25, 2015


US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015


Watch this drone shepherd round up its flock on an Irish farm

Two Irish brothers show a novel way to get the sheep on their family farm to go where they want. Maybe drones will be putting collies out of work.

By March 30, 2015


NSA considered ending phone surveillance program -- report

Some officials at the spy agency reportedly felt the phone record collection program was too costly and offered little benefit in the fight against terrorism.

By March 30, 2015


Wikipedia parent sues to stop NSA's massive surveillance effort

The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 10, 2015


EU: Amazon's tax 'advantage' in Luxembourg hurts Europe

The preliminary results of a European Union investigation sound like tax trouble is brewing for Amazon.

By January 16, 2015


Amazon becomes latest EU target in tax probe

European Union officials contend that a Luxembourg ruling from 2003 could represent an improper tax shelter and thus require Amazon to pay back taxes.

By October 7, 2014


Ordinary Web users reportedly snared in NSA surveillance

In 9 out of 10 cases, account holders in a cache of intercepted communications were not the intended targets, according to the Washington Post.

By July 6, 2014