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u.s. citizen

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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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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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Citizen scientists map 1,400 defibrillators in Philly contest

More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.

By November 5, 2012

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Lawmakers to U.S. companies: Don't buy Huawei, ZTE

In a 52-page report, the House Intelligence committee raises concerns about the two Chinese telecommunications gear makers' ability to aid Chinese espionage.

By October 8, 2012

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Facebook's Saverin: I'm a 'global citizen,' not a tax dodger

Company co-founder who, it was recently revealed, renounced his U.S. citizenship says the decision had nothing to do with the blockbuster IPO and taxes.

By May 16, 2012

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U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

Sens. Charles Schumer and Bob Casey will host a news conference to outline plans to crack down on anyone who renounces citizenship to avoid paying taxes.

By May 17, 2012