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Memo to Jerry Brown: Sign SB 1161 for all Internet users

The California legislature passed a bill the prevents regulation of VoIP and other Internet-based services. Gov. Brown would be wise to sign the new law -- and quickly.

By August 30, 2012

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Calif. law passed to halt employer snooping on social media

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signs a privacy bill making it illegal for employers to demand employee usernames and passwords for social media accounts.

By September 27, 2012

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Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.

By January 29, 2013

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California governor signs Amazon sales tax bill

A new law in California, signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown, could set a nationwide precedent for how Amazon deals with state taxes on purchases.

By September 23, 2011

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California to nix cell phones for half its employees

Gov. Jerry Brown plans to cut out half of the state-issued cell phones, saying it's hard for him to understand why taxpayers should be footing so many cell phone bills.

By January 12, 2011

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California governor signs bill legalizing Bitcoin, other digital currencies

A new law reverses prohibition against use of anything but US currency for commerce.

By June 29, 2014

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Today is Steve Jobs Day in California

The governor of California, Jerry Brown, has declared today Steve Jobs Day, with a memorial taking place to honour Apple's co-founder.

By October 16, 2011

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Dell hops on the bitcoin bandwagon

Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.

By July 18, 2014

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Post 'revenge porn' in California and you may go to jail

A new law in California could impose jail time and a hefty fine on people who seek revenge on their exes by posting pornographic pictures.

By October 2, 2013

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Meg Whitman takes next step in Calif. governor run

Former eBay CEO announces exploratory committee to run as a Republican for California governor in 2010, to succeed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger who faces term limits.

By February 9, 2009