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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 October 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 February 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 February 22, 2008

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House OKs measure defunding NSA backdoor surveillance

An amendment to the Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.

By June 19, 2014

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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 November 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 March 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 March 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 January 15, 2013

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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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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 July 22, 2013