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How the feds chase down smugglers in the sky (pictures)

US Customs and Border Protection says it seized $4.6 billion in contraband in 2013, using P-3 Orions. CNET Road Trip 2014 got on board to see how it works.

21 Images By Jun. 28, 2014

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Feds to hold a Bitcoin auction for seized Silk Road money

The US Marshals Service could net nearly $20 million in an auction it's holding to sell the roughly 30,000 bitcoins it seized from the online drug bazaar's servers.

By Jun. 12, 2014

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Feds recommend lenience for LulzSec hacker 'Sabu'

Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.

By May. 25, 2014

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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May. 20, 2014

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Facebook gets thumbs-up from feds to buy virtual-reality firm Oculus

The Federal Trade Commission gives its stamp of approval to the $2 billion deal, according to Reuters, as Facebook readies for "the platforms of tomorrow."

By Apr. 23, 2014

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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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Fed chief Yellen: No power to regulate Bitcoin

As pressure builds for more regulation of the virtual currency, new chief Janet Yellen says this one is beyond the jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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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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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

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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. 28, 2013