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Google fights FBI's warrantless data requests in federal court

It's the first major company to openly challenge FBI's warrantless data-gathering known as national security letters, which authorize a gag order ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge.

By April 4, 2013

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Anti-drone revolt prompts push for new federal, state laws

Concerns about privacy, facial recognition, cell phone tracking, and infrared surveillance have dealt a setback to law enforcement's growing enthusiasm for aerial drones.

By March 22, 2013

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Federal Reserve confirms its Web site was hacked

Days after Anonymous claimed to have stolen and published private information from more than 4,000 bank executives, the Fed says its system was attacked.

By February 5, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 revives RIM's chances at federal agency

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency had said it would dump BlackBerry in favor of the iPhone. Now it'll run a pilot program for new BB10 devices.

By December 13, 2012

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Federal judge tosses Apple patent lawsuit against Motorola

Forget about that trial in Apple's patent case against Google's Motorola. The judge just threw the case out in a big setback for Apple.

By November 5, 2012

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Federal court OKs warrantless cell phone tracking by police

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit says criminals can't "complain" when police use a device's features to catch them.

By August 15, 2012

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Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Cyberattacks against the Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, and others led to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses, say federal prosecutors.

By July 25, 2013

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Snowden reportedly allowed to leave airport

Russia's Federal Migration Service has issued a document saying that the U.S. intelligence leaker will be allowed to leave the airport in which he's holed up while he awaits asylum.

By July 24, 2013

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SEC accuses Texas man of running Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

"Fraudsters are not beyond the reach of the SEC just because they use...virtual currency to mislead investors and violate federal securities laws," the SEC says, as it files charges against a Texas man.

By July 23, 2013

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Apple, Samsung's latest phones face antitheft stress test

Apple and Samsung's latest phones and their antitheft technology are being tested by state and federal governments on Thursday.

By July 18, 2013