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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By July 1, 2014

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Where were you when the iPhone launched?

The iPhone has come a long way since it debuted on June 29, 2007. CNET looks at how it changed the face of mobile devices -- and talks with some of the people who still (mostly) love it.

By June 29, 2014