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Heartbleed coder admits 'oversight' but backs open source

The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Oversight: Crowdsourcing the NSA's surveillance programs

Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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DOJ wiggles on Apple e-book remedies but not oversight

The US Department of Justice says it's willing to cut the length of an injunction against Apple in half to five years but says having an external monitor is required.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Chinese regulator calls for tighter oversight of Apple

Watchdog wants greater supervision of the iPhone maker's consumer-right practices in the wake of state-run media reports critical of the company's warranty policies.

By Mar. 28, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Yale oversight exposes 43,000 Social Security numbers

Purdue University also reports exposure of more than 7,000 Social Security numbers after unknown person accesses server.

By Aug. 23, 2011

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Microsoft oversight ends with little to show for effort

As the software giant's 2002 consent decree with the Justice Department ends, Windows continues to generate billions in cash fueling forays into new markets.

By May. 12, 2011

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Obama keeps privacy oversight board on ice

Even though a 2007 law requires the president to appoint members of an independent privacy board "in a timely manner," he still has failed to do so despite continued pressure from Congress.

By May. 13, 2010

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Net oversight board to consider .xxx domains

ICM Registry is again urging ICANN to allow adult sites to add .xxx to their names, creating what some have called a red-light district in cyberspace.

By Mar. 10, 2010

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Russia may increase oversight of Microsoft

The country is considering whether to add Microsoft to a list of companies with high market share. Microsoft said it is cooperating with the inquiry.

By Apr. 2, 2009