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US looks to allow EU citizens to sue over data privacy

Proposed legislation would open the door for those in Europe to sue in the US over the release of personal data.

By June 25, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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5 citizens who left the U.S. to avoid paying tax

These former U.S. citizens made lots of money in the land of the free, then headed overseas

By July 17, 2012

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NSA taps into e-mail, text communication to and from U.S. -- report

That's the claim from unidentified government officials who say that the NSA attempts to keep as many innocent Americans out of the collection process as possible.

By August 8, 2013

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NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.

By June 15, 2013

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Ferguson, Mo., police site hit with DDoS attack

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.

By August 14, 2014

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Tech firms may balk at California push for citizen data access

A lawmaker wants the state to move toward what the EU gives its citizens in terms of "habeas data" rights -- the power to request one's personal data from companies that hold it. But Silicon Valley may well fight back.

By April 3, 2013

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May 19, 2014

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Spot and avoid the latest online scams

Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.

By March 6, 2014

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NSA targeted WikiLeaks, Pirate Bay, leaked documents show

The latest revelations suggest that the US and UK singled out certain Web sites for surveillance, according to a report from The Intercept, which published classified documents.

By February 18, 2014