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Michael Tiemann among the libertarians

Open source works because open source shifts trust to code, not vendors. Nothing could be better for software buyers.

By August 22, 2007

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Google likes pot more than Facebook

While Facebook rejects pro-marijuana ads placed by organizations such as the Libertarian Party and Just Say Now, Google has reportedly accepted them with a grin.

By August 25, 2010

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Technology Voter Guide 2008: Bob Barr

Libertarian presidential candidate, who wants to keep Net connections tax-free, says Real ID threatens people's privacy and places an undue burden on states.

By October 31, 2008

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Bob Barr: The privacy candidate for president

Former Republican congressman, now a Libertarian candidate for president, is aiming for the pro-privacy geek vote. It may not win the election, but it could disrupt it.

By July 17, 2008

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Man Googles himself, discovers he's on the 'Most Wanted' list

A California man is apparently so surprised to discover that the police would rather like to catch up with him that he turns himself in.

By March 15, 2014

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?

By May 4, 2014

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HBO's 'Silicon Valley': At play in the fields of the techies

The premiere of HBO's most anticipated series offered naivete, brutality, hope and despair. No, we're not talking about "Game of Thrones." We're talking about Mike Judge's "Silicon Valley."

By April 7, 2014

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House narrowly rejects bid to curb NSA domestic surveillance

Politicians fail to block National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program that vacuums up Americans' phone call metadata. But privacy advocates say they're encouraged.

By July 24, 2013

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DC protestors stand with Snowden to fight surveillance

Edward Snowden wasn't there in the flesh at this weekend's Stop Watching Us rally. But he participated by way of a statement, calling for NSA reform and reminding politicos that the public is watching them.

By October 26, 2013

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Winklevoss twins on Bitcoin: Time to work with the Feds

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who parlayed Facebook cash into a multimillion dollar Bitcoin stake, say making money means working with the Feds. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin Foundation is about to hire its first D.C. lobbyist.

By May 18, 2013