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U.K. government tapped into PRISM surveillance program

According to a report, the U.K. government allegedly bypassed international intelligence-sharing treaties by piggybacking on the NSA's reported PRISM network.

By Jun. 7, 2013

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Caught snooping: U.K. government staffers

What a surprise: the U.K. government was forced to reveal under Freedom of Information laws that more than 1,000 civil servants have "snooped" on British citizens' private data.

By May. 18, 2012

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U.K. government funds elder-friendly navigation research

U.K. researchers are working on making motoring less stressful for older drivers with the aid of GPS navigation.

By May. 3, 2012

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Uproar over PRISM government surveillance

The NSA's PRISM program gathers data from Facebook and other online services, Xbox One will make it complicated to share games with friends, and Apple signs Sony for its iRadio music service.

By Jun. 7, 2013

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Anonymous hits U.K. government sites over Assange situation

The loosely knit hacktivist group launches denial-of-service attacks against the U.K. Justice Department, as well as a handful of other government sites.

By Aug. 20, 2012

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Snowden: I wanted to 'correct the excesses of government'

Edward Snowden says a surveillance state, where the National Security Agency vacuums up Americans' domestic communications, was "not something I'm willing to live under."

By Jul. 8, 2013

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Yahoo reveals U.S. government requests for user data

The Web pioneer says it received more than 12,000 requests in the past six months for user information, most related to criminal investigations into the likes of fraud and homicide.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Oops! U.K. budget leaked on Twitter

The contents of Chancellor George Osborne's famous red briefcase gets early exposure as the Evening Standard erroneously tweets its front page ahead of time.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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Congressional candidate shoots 'government drone' in ad

Matt Rosendale, a Republican candidate for the House in Montana, believes the government will soon be flying over us to monitor our every move. He demonstrates his solution.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Students occupying Taiwan government take to Reddit AMA

The Sunflower Movement of students occupying Taiwan's national assembly have explained their goals in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.

By Apr. 2, 2014