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Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.

By August 14, 2013

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Reuters Twitter account hijacked, fake tweets sent

The hack of news agency's tech feed comes two days after its Web site was breached and defaced with a phony pro-Syrian government story.

By August 5, 2012

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Reuters hacked (again) with fake story of Saudi minister's death

The international news source's Web site is the target of repeated hacks that post phony stories, which seem to have the similar theme of being pro-government forces in Syria.

By August 15, 2012

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VCs to Congress: Antipiracy bill will 'chill' tech investment

Some well-known venture capitalists ask lawmakers to reconsider support for Pro IP Act, a bill that would hand government sweeping powers to combat copyright theft.

By June 24, 2011

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By August 6, 2014

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Loaded: Twitter for terrorists?

Google launches Google Earth for the iPhone and iPod Touch, the HTC Touch Pro hits shelves this week, and the U.S. government thinks that Twitter may be a terrorists' tool.

By October 27, 2008

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Countries foolish to impose international calling fees, says OECD

Charges imposed on calls from foreign lands don't increase countries' revenue, the research organization concludes. Instead, the fees cut revenue and penalize poorer people.

By June 13, 2014

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Snowden sounds call to action for Reset the Net web protest

The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.

By June 4, 2014

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By July 8, 2014