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Accessing your internet browsing history is FBI's top legislative priority

A proposed amendment could grant the FBI access to your IP address and web-browsing history without requiring a warrant.

By June 7, 2016

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Outcry forces India to amend legislation that would ban deletion of emails, IMs

A draft of the country's encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.

By September 21, 2015

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Supreme Court OKs change to expand FBI's hacking powers

The rule change would let the FBI obtain a single warrant to hack into "thousands or millions of computers at once," says Sen. Ron Wyden.

By April 28, 2016

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Apple, FBI renew encryption debate before Congress

There may not be a simple solution to the encryption debate, at least not one the US government and tech companies can agree on.

By April 19, 2016

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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015

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Europe to kill roaming charges in 2017

Europeans have finally been given a date for the abolition of roaming charges across the EU.

By October 27, 2015

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Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015

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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By October 8, 2015

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Apple backs bill banning LGBT discrimination

Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.

By July 23, 2015

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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