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Twitter, Politwoops reach deal: Archive can again surface politicians' deleted tweets

The website of erased Twitter gaffes, which is devoted to government transparency, will relaunch in the "coming months." Twitter had previously said the archive broke its rules and hurt privacy.

By January 2, 2016

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Trump isn't the only politician who says dumb things about the Net

Plenty of political figures in the US have shown a sketchy grasp of the Internet. Here's a look at some of their gaffes, past and present.

By December 31, 2015

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Snowden a 'human rights defender,' say European politicians

A vote in the European Parliament sees politicians agree that Edward Snowden should be given protection in Europe -- but that doesn't mean he will be.

By October 29, 2015

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Twitter makes donating to your favorite politician just a tweet away

Just in time for Wednesday night's presidential debate, the social network teams with mobile-payments company Square to let US users give money to campaigns via a tweet.

By September 15, 2015

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Dragon-slaying politician masters art of wacky campaign ads

An alien, a dragon and an oversize goose make cameo appearances in Canadian politician Wyatt Scott's political ad, the nuttiest of the year.

By August 12, 2015

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Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By May 12, 2015

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By February 3, 2016

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Donald Trump to skip Fox debate after consulting Twitter

Republican front-runner polls Twitter followers after lobbying to have Fox News host Megyn Kelly removed as a debate moderator.

By January 26, 2016

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Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

By November 17, 2015

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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