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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


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


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


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


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


Windows and iOS users divided on Clinton but united on Trump, survey says

Technically Incorrect: In a survey timed to feel out whether operating systems correlate with choice of candidates, "No opinion" is the second choice of many Republicans.

By November 10, 2015


Spotlight on digital rights as full Trans-Pacific Partnership text finally revealed

After years of secret closed-door negotiations, the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been revealed, shedding light on how the technology world will change under the massive trade deal.

By November 5, 2015


Third man arrested over TalkTalk hack as Vodafone reveals cyberattack of its own

Vodafone is the second British telecommunications company in two weeks to be on the receiving end of a serious hack.

By November 2, 2015


Second teenage boy arrested in connection with TalkTalk hack

The 16-year-old was arrested in west London on Thursday, and has since been released on bail.

By October 30, 2015


Europe to kill roaming charges in 2017

Europeans have finally been given a date for the abolition of roaming charges across the EU.

By October 27, 2015