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Senators pressure White House to get behind surveillance reform

In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.

By July 1, 2014

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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

By June 23, 2014

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Google cheers growing support for ECPA reform

Years after Google first began raising concerns about the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the tech titan's efforts to get Congress to care might be bearing fruit.

By June 18, 2014

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Tech leaders urge Senate to beef up NSA reform bill

Apple and Google are among the firms saying the bill passed by the House is watered down. Will the Senate restore some of the original safeguards?

By June 5, 2014

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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014

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White House panel calls for big data reforms to protect privacy

New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.

By May 1, 2014

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Snowden: Obama’s plan to reform NSA spying is a turning point

The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”

By March 26, 2014

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With NSA reform, what does more disclosure from tech firms mean?

While technology companies can now release the number of user data requests they receive from the government, civil liberties groups say this is just a small step.

By January 27, 2014

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Obama calls for NSA reforms but defends agency

The president wants changes at the secretive spy agency; Google is working on smart contact lenses; and Samsung's Tizen OS has a setback.

By January 17, 2014

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Obama calls for NSA reforms but defends agency

The President wants changes at the secretive spy agency, Google is working on smart contact lenses, and Samsung's Tizen OS has a setback.

By January 17, 2014