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.
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.
The new mobile apps from the Internal Revenue Service can tell taxpayers when their refund is coming and provide some tax tips.
The FBI sent agents after the blogger who leaked some tracks from Guns 'n' Roses long-awaited Chinese Democracy.
Microsoft is getting $11 million in stimulus funds for an employee bridge, connecting two areas of the corporate headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Is this a judicious use of our taxes?
Bush wants retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies that may have opened their networks to the feds. But one politician suggests forcing taxpayers to fund any lawsuit damages.
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The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.
With "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hitting theaters soon, it's time to look at the real-life price tag for turning Steve Rogers into a superhero.