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Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

By July 23, 2014

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Step aside, selfies, Sweden's snapping 'wefies'

Selfies are so 2013. Sweden's Social Democratic Youth League is bumping noggins for #wefie2014, a campaign aimed at bringing a sense of "we" to Swedish society.

By February 28, 2014

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Call to action kicks off second Aaron Swartz hackathon

The EFF's legal director delivers harsh words for Google and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to fire up the crowd at the start of an Aaron Swartz memorial hackathon in San Francisco.

By November 9, 2013

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'Republican' version of British news site nixes royal baby news

The Guardian, conscious that some Brits just aren't monarchists, offers a non-royal version of its Web site, so people can avoid royal baby mania.

By July 22, 2013

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Netflix enjoys fine Kevin Spacey ad at White House dinner

The actor reprises his role as nasty, nasty congressman Frank Underwood in Netflix's "House of Cards" by interacting with some real (and, some might say, nasty, nasty) politicians and media types.

By April 28, 2013

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Obama signs long-awaited cybersecurity executive order

Announcement may reduce pressure on Congress to move ahead with CISPA, a controversial privacy bill that's loathed by privacy groups and is scheduled to reappear tomorrow.

By February 12, 2013

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Tim Cook gets to know Capitol Hill

In a series of introductory meetings, Apple's CEO sits down with the head honchos of the Senate and House in order to "open up a line of communication."

By May 28, 2012

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How CISPA would affect you (faq)

CISPA may have cleared the U.S. House of Representatives, but the fight isn't over. It's shifted to the U.S. Senate. Here's CNET's FAQ on what you need to know about this particularly controversial Internet bill.

By April 27, 2012

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How SOPA would affect you: FAQ

CNET takes an in-depth look at the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, backed by Hollywood and opposed by the largest Web companies and civil liberties groups.

By January 18, 2012

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Pranksters have fun with 'newtgingrich.com'

It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.

By December 21, 2011