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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 Apr. 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 Apr. 15, 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 Jan. 25, 2011

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A waste of taxpayers' money

The FBI sent agents after the blogger who leaked some tracks from Guns 'n' Roses long-awaited Chinese Democracy.

By Jun. 25, 2008

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U.S. taxpayers funding Microsoft campus bridge

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?

By Mar. 16, 2009

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Republican senator: Should taxpayers pay for illegal spying?

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.

By Oct. 31, 2007

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New & Noteworthy: Taxpayers fight to save Macs; Egghead to file for bankruptcy; ViaVoice site updated; more

New & Noteworthy: Taxpayers fight to save Macs; Egghead to file for bankruptcy; ViaVoice site updated; more

By Aug. 16, 2001

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Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Guess the crazy price of Captain America's shield

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.

By Mar. 27, 2014