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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

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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

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U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

By June 11, 2013

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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

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San Francisco cell phone law may be tip of legislative iceberg

Other places have weighed cell phone radiation warning laws, but most are waiting to see how the legal battle between San Francisco and the CTIA unfolds.

By August 9, 2012

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EU officials want Google to suspend privacy policy change

Despite request, Google tells concerned European Union advisers that it will stick to its March 1 date for privacy policy modifications.

By February 3, 2012

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Feds scrutinizing Carrier IQ

Report says the FTC is investigating Carrier IQ, but company executive says he doesn't know of a formal probe.

By December 14, 2011

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Will Apple produce 3D maps as vivid as Siri is clever?

Apple's third acquisition of a mapping company has reportedly been confirmed. The buyout raises tantalizing questions about the possibility of a cartographic confection as delicious in its vividness as Apple voice-assistant Siri is snappy and sly in her query responses.

By October 29, 2011

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Five essential changes to Protect IP Act

The House of Representatives apparently will soon introduce its own version of the Senate's controversial Protect IP Act. Here are five essentials changes that will keep the bill from breaking the Internet.

By August 17, 2011

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Library of Congress: We didn't call WikiLeaks 'extremist'

After dispute over whether WikiLeaks is an "extremist Web site," a library representative explains to CNET how that label came to be applied to a book about the Web site.

By July 21, 2011