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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By October 3, 2013


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


U.S., Russia agree on 'action plan' to fight piracy

The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.

By December 22, 2012


Cyber Monday rings up record U.S. sales (week in review)

Net retailers have a banner day at the checkout page, while Apple checks in with new iTunes software and Syria's Internet checks out. Also: Google gets punked.

By November 30, 2012


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


Student group files complaint against U.S. firms over NSA data snooping

Citing violations of European data protection laws, the group has taken legal action against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype, and Yahoo.

By June 26, 2013


Free-trade pacts export U.S. copyright controls

Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea also specify that citizens can choose computer applications of their choice, but "subject to the needs of law enforcement."

By October 14, 2011


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


China, U.S. to form working group on cyberspying issue

After a meeting with China Foreign Minister Wang Yi, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the two countries have agreed to work toward cybersecurity for both nations.

By April 13, 2013


U.S. slams MegaUpload's request to dismiss criminal charges

The U.S. Attorney's office says the request by the defense is a waste of the court's time and resources.

By June 14, 2012