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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By March 26, 2015

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US imposes sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack

In response to the hack attack on Sony Pictures over its film "The Interview," President Barack Obama issues an executive order designed to punish the country the FBI says was responsible.

By January 2, 2015

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The 404 1,461: Where we sanction the selfie (podcast)

Amazon Dash takes online shopping into the meatspace, Philadelphia gets treated to the world's biggest game of Tetris, unearthing an e-mail from Steve Jobs with a timeline of Apple's future, and the White House could soon ban selfies with Obama forever.

By April 7, 2014

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The 404 1,461: Where we sanction the selfie (podcast)

Amazon Dash takes online shopping into the meatspace, Philadelphia gets treated to the world's biggest game of Tetris, unearthing an e-mail from Steve Jobs with a timeline of Apple's future, and the White House could soon ban selfies with Obama forever.

By April 7, 2014

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Actress in anti-Islam film seeks sanctions against Google

Actress who won a court decision ordering the removal of controversial film seeks contempt of court ruling against the Web giant for allegedly failing to comply with the order.

By March 25, 2014

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CIA puts the digital revolution at the core of its mission

As part of a major restructuring, the storied US spy outfit creates a new directorate devoted to keeping the agency relevant in the Internet era.

By March 7, 2015

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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.

By February 19, 2015

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What to watch this weekend

For a really, really limited time Amazon is giving away its award-winning show, "Transparent." Meanwhile, a very controversial movie is headed to Netflix.

By January 23, 2015

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NSA was tracking North Korea back in 2010, docs reveal

A New York Times report, triggered by the leak of new documents, sheds light on how US officials so quickly concluded North Korea was the source of the November hacking attack against Sony Pictures.

By January 19, 2015

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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015