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rep. peter hoekstra


Twitter-clueless Rep. Hoekstra is the new Ted Stevens

Rep. Peter Hoekstra, previously notable for Twittering a secret trip to Iraq, managed to fit a really, really cringeworthy gaffe into Twitter's 140-character limit. That takes skill.

By June 18, 2009


Congressman twitters secret trip to Iraq

Rep. Peter Hoekstra tweets upon landing in Baghdad with a congressional delegation, and we wonder: is somebody available to revoke his BlackBerry privileges ?

By February 6, 2009


Does Google Street View see a future in Europe?

With major conflicts over data retention, Google executive says the company may stop shooting Street View photos in Europe, but a Google rep downplays those concerns.

By March 5, 2010


My Kindle is dead: Long live my Kindle

Peter Glaskowsky's Kindle has some kind of problem with its battery or charger, and Amazon promises to provide a replacement in one business day. Can't beat that.

By September 12, 2008


Where Google spends its PAC money on Capitol Hill

Commentary: The company's push to gain influence in Washington increases as its Political Action Committee has spent nearly half a million dollars for 2012. You may be surprised by some of the recipients.

By August 22, 2012


Republicans push for phone company immunity

GOP leaders hope to force a vote on a controversial rewrite of surveillance laws that would, if it became law, wipe out pending lawsuits against AT&T and others.

By April 23, 2008


WikiLeaks: Where's Snowden? We're not saying

The U.S. government has had no success in its international efforts to secure the return of Edward Snowden for prosecution for leaking. It's not even clear what country he's in now.

By June 24, 2013


Researchers in motion--as they move to RIM rival

BlackBerry maker and PlayBook hopeful Research In Motion has recently seen at least five members of its enterprise sales force defect to Apple, a report says.

By November 25, 2010


WikiLeaks docs: Nuclear reprisals if bin Laden killed

Documents released nine days ago report al Qaeda's third in command promised nuclear reprisals if bin Laden were killed.

By May 3, 2011


McCullagh's Law: When politicians invoke the do-this-or-Americans-will-die argument

Republicans claim a proposal to add privacy safeguards to wiretapping legislation will put Americans "at risk." This is an example of McCullagh's Law, which predicts when politicians will threaten that not enacting legislation will harm or kill some

By October 11, 2007