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First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.

By April 16, 2014

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Hackers might have stolen IRS data on more than 300,000 households

More taxpayers than originally thought had personal information stolen in a hack that used a surprisingly simple method.

By August 17, 2015

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Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private messages

A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.

By April 17, 2013

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IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By April 15, 2013

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Tesla's latest (and perhaps greatest) endorser: Bill O'Reilly

Having just one year ago said it was a waste of taxpayers' money, the Fox News icon lavishes garlands on Elon Musk's car.

By April 1, 2014

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UK broadband project running two years late, auditors chide

The project is also expected to cost £207m more than planned -- a bill that will be footed by the taxpayers.

By July 5, 2013

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IRS chief: We'll rewrite our e-mail search policy

Still unclear is whether taxpayers' other private communications, including on Facebook and Twitter, will receive the same treatment.

By April 16, 2013

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IRS launches iPhone, Android apps for taxpayers

The new mobile apps from the Internal Revenue Service can tell taxpayers when their refund is coming and provide some tax tips.

By January 25, 2011

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Green-tech taxpayer Thanksgiving (photos)

Large recipients of DOE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds may want to be thankful this year to U.S. taxpayers.

7 Images By November 25, 2010

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Boston admits it: Cell phone photography is not a crime

When Massachusetts charged Simon Glik with using a cell phone to film an arrest, prosecutors probably didn't realize they'd set a key First Amendment precedent -- and cost taxpayers $170,000.

By March 27, 2012