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Massachusetts approves bill to ban upskirt pics

After a case that seemed to defy any sense that might be common, the Massachusetts legislature speeds through a bill that would classify upskirt pics as sexual harassment.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Amazon to start charging sales tax in Massachusetts

The retail giant has struck a deal with the state to charge sales tax on purchases by this time next year.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Massachusetts woman sues over Gmail snooping

A class action lawsuit accuses the Web giant of violating Massachusetts law for intercepting electronic communications of non-Gmail users.

By Aug. 10, 2011

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Massachusetts agency says virus led to data breach

Qakbot virus may have grabbed sensitive data as people used computers on the network of state's unemployment offices.

By May. 17, 2011

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Massachusetts goes green to relive tech glory

The Bay State used to rival Silicon Valley for tech industry leadership. Can green tech help it regain some of that cachet?

By Jun. 23, 2009

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Biomass gasification plant set for Massachusetts

The $25 million pilot plant, expected to be completed in a year, will use wood chips, corn stover and switchgrass to make natural gas.

By Oct. 25, 2007

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Massachusetts sides with Microsoft in document debate

Despite criticism, the state adopts technology policy that accepts Open XML as a permitted "open" format.

By Aug. 2, 2007

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Massachusetts: MIT students deserve 'no First Amendment protection'

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority ratchets up the rhetoric against three MIT students who are the subject of a court-imposed restraining order that a federal judge has declined to modify.

By Aug. 14, 2008

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Report: Massachusetts leads country in science and technology

According to a new study by the Milken Institute, the Bay State is poised for economic growth because of its technology resources.

By Jun. 19, 2008

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Massachusetts: We want to meet with MIT subway-hacking students

State transit authority says it's reviewing the Defcon presentation prepared by three students it sued, and wants to meet with them before deciding whether to continue with a federal lawsuit.

By Aug. 11, 2008