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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Gone in a flash? Facebook says Adobe's plug-in is a security risk no longer worth taking

Steve Jobs' 2010 appeal for a Flash-free world echoes again from Facebook and from Firefox maker Mozilla after revelations of just how vulnerable Adobe's animation software actually is.

By July 13, 2015

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Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015

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NSA's spying on UN and others detailed in newly published documents

A cache of documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden details spying targets, including the UN's general secretary, according to a new report.

By July 1, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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The crushing tension of Rainbow Six: Siege at E3 2015

Aggressive AI makes Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege's Terrorist Hunt mode consistently dramatic.

By June 16, 2015

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Tech companies urge Obama to safeguard encryption

Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.

By June 9, 2015

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Obama approves sweeping reforms to NSA phone surveillance

Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

By June 2, 2015

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NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015

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Google, Apple among tech giants urging US to support encryption

The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.

By May 19, 2015