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U.S. attorney: Criticism of Aaron Swartz prosecution is 'unfair'

Carmen Ortiz, who previously compared the late Internet activist to a common criminal, tells a Boston radio station that charges of overzealousness by her office are "unfair."

By February 21, 2013

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U.S. Attorney defends office's conduct in Aaron Swartz case

Challenging the notion that her office's actions led to the suicide of the Internet activist, Carmen Ortiz said that the conduct of her prosecutors was appropriate.

By January 16, 2013

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U.S. Attorney: Biden hands-off in MegaUpload bust

Representatives from the U.S. Attorney's Office that filed the MegaUpload indictment deny Kim DotCom's allegations that the U.S. vice president had any involvement in the case.

By July 6, 2012

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U.S. tells Russia that Snowden won't face death penalty

In a letter to Russia, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder also says Edward Snowden would receive the full protection of the U.S. civilian court.

By July 26, 2013

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Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."

By July 16, 2013

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U.S. Attorney chasing MegaUpload is former piracy fighter

Neil MacBride, the U.S. attorney who indicted MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom, is the former chief of antipiracy at the Business Software Alliance.

By January 23, 2012

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U.S. attorney general: DOJ 'ready and eager' for AT&T trial

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the antitrust division is prepared to go to court to halt AT&T's planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

By November 8, 2011

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U.S. says Kim DotCom swore not to recreate MegaUpload

DotCom is about to start another cloud locker service. The U.S. Attorney notes that DotCom said under oath he would not restart the business.

By November 1, 2012

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Apple may seek U.S. ban of Samsung Galaxy S III today

An attorney for Apple says the company could request a temporary restraining order today to try to keep the Galaxy S III from reaching the U.S. later this month.

By June 8, 2012

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U.S. says MegaUpload's hosting service is no innocent bystander

Carpathia Hosting says it shouldn't have to heft costs of preserving MegaUpload's data, but U.S. attorney suggests managers should have predicted that partnering with a pirate site would be expensive.

By April 14, 2012