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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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US will use cyberattacks to defend against threats -- report

The Defense Department is expected to announce a modification to the nation's strategy that will result in the use of cyberattacks as a defense tactic.

By April 23, 2015

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Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.

By April 20, 2015

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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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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