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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 February 27, 2014

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Facebook wins German case on pseudonym ban

German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.

By February 15, 2013

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U.S. Stratcom isn't your father's Strategic Air Command

With jurisdiction from the bottom of the ocean to deep space, U.S. Strategic Command has its hands full in a very complex world. CNET Road Trip 2013 visited to better understand the mission.

By August 1, 2013

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Feds: Power grid vulnerable to 'fast-moving cybersecurity threats'

FERC says it "does not have jurisdiction" over companies issuing digital signatures used for power grid authentication, and says existing law "is not adequate" to guard against cyberattack.

By August 28, 2012

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MegaUpload asks U.S. court to dismiss piracy charges

The cloud-storage service accused of piracy says the U.S. lacked jurisdiction and Justice Department lawyers "should have known" that before taking down the service and throwing its founder in jail.

By May 30, 2012

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Assange extradition hearing kicks off in London

Lawyers for both sides present opening arguments amid conspiracy theories suggesting the U.S. government is using Swedish authorities to bring Assange into its jurisdiction.

By February 7, 2011

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Judge OKs Sony access to 'Geohot' PayPal account

Sony Computer Entertainment America has been given the go-ahead to access the PayPal account of George Hotz--also known as "Geohot"--to try to establish jurisdiction in a case.

By March 17, 2011

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'Hurt Locker' lawyers continue antipiracy fight

In filing copyright suits against thousands of alleged file sharers, a group of indie film studios avoid jurisdiction issues by enlisting help from lawyers who can pursue cases in 23 states.

By January 4, 2011

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Copyright trolls suffer big loss

Commentary: EFF's Parker Higgins explains why a federal appeals court decision has knocked out the underpinnings of the business model used by copyright trolls.

By May 28, 2014

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Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations

Federal regulator finds the cryptocurrency qualifies as "money or something of value" but imposes restriction on its use.

By May 8, 2014