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Rep. Lofgren: Copyright bill is the 'end of the Internet'

Democratic congresswoman from Silicon Valley, who will likely lead congressional opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act, warns that the bill if passed would mean an end to the Internet as we know it.

By Oct. 27, 2011

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Rep. Lofgren wants residency for foreign engineers

California Representative Zoe Lofgren says that foreign-born engineering, science, and math students in the United States should be automatically granted legal residency.

By Feb. 22, 2008

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Congresswoman Lofgren predicts Microsoft-Yahoo antitrust hearings

Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), whose home turf of Silicon Valley is abuzz with talk of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger, says she's "pretty confident" that a deal would spur government scrutiny.

By Feb. 22, 2008

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Congresswoman turns to Reddit for legislative advice

Turning the tables, Rep. Zoe Lofgren plans to do the question asking in an upcoming Reddit forum. She needs ideas for a bill that will protect Web sites accused of copyright violations.

By Nov. 18, 2012

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Police would need warrants for e-mail, phone tracking, bill says

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, whose district includes the heart of Silicon Valley, announces another attempt at a privacy bill that's certain to be opposed by law enforcement organizations.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Aaron Swartz to be honored with freedom of information award

A champion of open access rights to documents on the Internet, the 26-year-old activist under prosecution committed suicide earlier this year.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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New 'Aaron's Law' aims to alter controversial computer fraud law

Silicon Valley congresswoman wants to change a 1984 law that was used to prosecute Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide last week.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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CNET hosting Aaron's Law event tonight: Join us!

Electronic Frontier Foundation and TechFreedom are organizing tonight's discussion, which is free and open to the public.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Homeland Security: Let's be clear about aerial drone privacy

A privacy review, intended to "clarify any misunderstandings that exist" about the controversial unmanned aircraft, comes as concern grows about limited restraints on police use of drones.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Privacy bill requires search warrants for e-mail, cell tracking

But the U.S. Justice Department seems certain to oppose the privacy-enhancing requirements, part of legislation introduced today by Rep. Zoe Lofgren.

By Sep. 25, 2012