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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

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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., 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

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TorrentFreak pegs top pirating universities in U.S.

File-sharing remains a thorn in the side of U.S. colleges, with Rutgers and New York University apparently hosting the most pirates.

By October 15, 2012

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U.S. court denies MegaUpload request for dismissal

Federal district judge says just because MegaUpload doesn't have a U.S. address doesn't mean criminal charges against it must be dismissed.

By October 9, 2012

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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

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MegaUpload judge calls U.S. 'the enemy'

The New Zealand judge presiding over the MegaUpload case criticizes U.S. attempts to strengthen international copyright laws.

By July 17, 2012

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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. 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

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NSA swept up thousands of U.S. e-mails as part of illegal program, ruling reveals

Newly released 2011 ruling by Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found NSA e-mail and data-collection program illegal and decried government's "substantial misrepresentation" of scope of NSA activities.

By August 21, 2013