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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 2014

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014

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Twitter sues US government over user data-request gag rules

Social network says current government restrictions on transparency are preventing tech companies from being fully honest with the public.

By October 7, 2014

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Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

By October 2, 2014

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Government demands for Google user data skyrocket

Google says it's getting more requests for user data than ever before, while simultaneously pressuring the US government to change how it regulates electronic communications.

By September 15, 2014

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Yowza! Yahoo once faced $250K in daily fines from US government

Declassified documents related to Yahoo's challenge of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinion are now out. But the company doesn't see it as an all-out victory.

By September 11, 2014

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Congressional candidate shoots 'government drone' in ad

Matt Rosendale, a Republican candidate for the House in Montana, believes the government will soon be flying over us to monitor our every move. He demonstrates his solution.

By April 17, 2014

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China: Apple products not banned from government purchases

The country's Procurement Center, its Finance Ministry, and Apple itself say the iPhone maker never applied to be on the government's list of approved energy-saving products, according to Reuters.

By August 8, 2014

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By August 6, 2014

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UK government review looks for Bitcoin's role in British business

The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.

By August 6, 2014