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Correction: CNET's SXSW 'big data' panel

This item originally misspelled Berin Szoka's first name and failed to identify him as founder of the think tank TechFreedom.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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CNET hosting Aaron's Law event tonight: Join us!

Electronic Frontier Foundation and TechFreedom are organizing tonight's discussion, which is free and open to the public.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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At CNET's SXSW 'big data' panel, sparks fly over privacy

Panelists from leading tech advocacy groups squared off during a discussion about how Internet companies should be regulated. Agreement was hard to come by on consumer protections.

By Mar. 12, 2012

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Rift on display between tech industry, White House over NSA requests

Tech companies and privacy groups petition the White House and Congress, urging "greater transparency" over secret demands for accessing private user data.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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The Great Privacy Debate takes place tomorrow in D.C.

Join us for a debate moderated by CNET's Declan McCullagh at the National Press Club tomorrow. The topic for debate is timely: Consumer privacy can be adequately protected without new legislation.

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Pro-copyright group takes SOPA to task

When defending intellectual property rights, the influential Heritage Foundation often sounds like it's channeling Hollywood lobbyists. But not when it comes to the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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On Capitol Hill, it's all about beating down Google

A recent discussion in Washington, D.C., shows that while no U.S. antitrust lawsuit has been filed against Google, congressional staff have already delivered a guilty verdict.

By Jun. 24, 2011

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White House questions CISPA cybersecurity bill

The Obama administration didn't threaten a veto. But it did say information-sharing bills must preserve "privacy and civil liberties" -- something that critics say CISPA does not do.

By Apr. 17, 2012

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Robert Bork on antitrust: Google is no Microsoft

The onetime Supreme Court nominee, who once attacked Microsoft over antitrust, says competitors are "seeking to use antitrust law" to punish Google. Meanwhile, the FTC is beginning to wrap up its probe.

By Oct. 5, 2012

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Group sues FTC over Google's planned privacy update

Electronic Privacy Information Center says the policy update violates of a 2011 privacy agreement between the agency and the company over its launch of Google Buzz.

By Feb. 8, 2012