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Feds imply that reporters are in cahoots with Snowden

During Senate testimony, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to whistle-blower Edward Snowden's "accomplices."

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Feds charge Snowden with espionage

The U.S. government has filed charges against the former NSA contractor who leaked details of top-secret surveillance programs and has asked the Hong Kong government to detain him.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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Feds reassure firms: We won't prosecute when you share cyberthreat info

The Justice Department and the FTC issue a joint statement to allay concern that antitrust action might be triggered in Washington if companies share threat Information.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Feds say no to added transparency on spy requests

Several tech companies want to clear up misconceptions on the sharing of user data with the government, but the US Justice Department is against revealing more information on its requests.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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FISA court orders feds to declassify more opinions

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court orders the White House to release more of its reports, directly citing document leaks from Edward Snowden.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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Lavabit chief predicts 'long fight' with feds (Q&A)

Ladar Levison, who shuttered the Web mail service he founded -- and his only e-mail account -- when the U.S. government demanded access to his company's servers, tells CNET he created Lavabit because of the Patriot Act.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Feds: MegaUpload was not entrapped

The U.S. government fires back at the file-sharing service's claims that it was deceived by the feds.

By Jan. 14, 2013

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Feds declassify more details on NSA's phone snooping

Three documents declassified by the Director of National Intelligence confirm key facts about the NSA's PRISM program.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Correction: Feds accuse five of hacking scheme

An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By Oct. 29, 2013