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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By February 10, 2016

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Security trumps privacy as Senate passes controversial cyber bill

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, known as CISA, could make it easier for the government to abuse citizens' civil liberties, opponents say.

By October 27, 2015

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E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

By November 20, 2012

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E-mail bill raises privacy concerns

A proposed law might allow feds to read e-mail without a warrant, Facebook tests a tool that auto-uploads iPhone photos, and Nokia's Here Maps arrives in Apple's app store.

By November 20, 2012

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Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015

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California wants to ban encrypted phones

A bill in the state assembly would prevent companies like Apple from selling its encryption-enabled iPhone on its own turf.

By January 21, 2016

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CNET's guide to keeping your information private online

Between Facebook, your email and your browsing history, you're putting, and leaving, a lot of your personal information online. Here's how to get a handle on keeping it private.

By January 28, 2016

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California bill aims to protect ride-sharing passengers' privacy

The bill would limit the personal information that services such as Uber and Lyft can request or require from their customers.

By April 16, 2015

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Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

After public criticism of proposal that lets government agencies warrantlessly access Americans' e-mail, Sen. Patrick Leahy says he will "not support" such an idea at next week's vote.

By November 20, 2012

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Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants

Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans' e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files.

By November 20, 2012