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California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation for smartphones

Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.

By April 24, 2014

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Obama said to announce legislation halting NSA’s phone record collecting

Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.

By March 24, 2014

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Turkey approves legislation to block Internet sites

Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.

By February 6, 2014

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Roaming charges could be quashed by EU legislation next week

EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.

By September 8, 2013

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

By May 22, 2014

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EU feeling pressure to tweak data, privacy legislation

Some European Union member states want the European Commission to ease off certain elements of proposed legislation concerning data protection and privacy.

By March 7, 2013

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SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.

By April 19, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Google drones and Amazon phones

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By April 18, 2014

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SOPA legislation

When Rep. Lamar Smith announced the Stop Online Piracy Act in late 2011, he knew it was going to be controversial. But the Texas Republican probably never anticipated the broad and fierce outcry from Internet users that SOPA provoked.

By December 11, 2012