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Rep. Issa: SOPA won't be approved unless fixed

GOP committee chairman says Stop Online Piracy Act hands the attorney general far too much power and will be too "controversial" for Republican leaders to send to the House floor for a vote.

By December 14, 2011

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Film 'War for Web' warns of CISPA, SOPA, future threats

The late Aaron Swartz said in an interview for the documentary film, set to be completed late this year, that he was more worried about the U.S. government than about teenage hackers in basements.

By April 20, 2013

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House panel demands answers regarding Swartz prosecution

Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder says committee has "many questions" about the Justice Department's handling of the prosecution of the Internet activist, who committed suicide earlier this month.

By January 28, 2013

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Congressman: Google FTC probe results were leaked illegally

News of the FTC's investigation into the search giant's business practices leaked a day before being made public. Now Rep. Darrell Issa is demanding an inquiry into the leaks.

By January 7, 2013

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Larry Lessig blasts prosecutor's defense in Swartz case

Internet scholar faults Justice Department prosecution "in part at least" for driving Aaron Swartz to his death.

By January 18, 2013

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Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire

Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison.

By January 15, 2013

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Senator blasts leaks in FTC's Google investigation

Democrat Ron Wyden says it's "wrong" for Federal Trade Commission officials to disclose confidential information about antitrust probes.

By January 9, 2013

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4K TV, tablets, and timepieces at CES 2013 (week in review)

Gadget madness descends on the desert, while Amazon retunes CDs. Also: A cheaper iPhone?

By January 11, 2013

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Congressman proposes two-year ban on Net regulation bills

Rep. Darrell Issa is pushing for a cooling-off period that would prevent the federal government from introducing new Internet regulation or bills for two years.

By November 28, 2012

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Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

A group known as the Internet Defense League will launch Thursday with a cat signal shining into the night sky and onto the buildings of several major cities. The IDL's goal? Efficiently fight off future Internet censorship legislation.

By July 17, 2012