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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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Apple wins U.S. ban on older Samsung devices in mixed ruling

The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.

By August 9, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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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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U.S. shuts down alleged online money-laundering outfit

Based in Costa Rica, Liberty Reserve has been accused of laundering more than $6 billion through its digital currency system, says The New York Times.

By May 28, 2013

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U.S. government to fight for warrantless GPS tracking

The Obama Administration heads to court to argue its case, saying authorities shouldn't be required to obtain warrants to attach GPS devices to cars.

By March 19, 2013

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Cops: U.S. law should require logs of your text messages

Silicon Valley firms and privacy groups want Congress to update a 1986-era electronic privacy law. But if a law enforcement idea set to be presented today gets attached, support for the popular proposal would erode.

By March 19, 2013

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Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in U.S. e-book case

Cook may have to testify in the case accusing Apple of conspiring with other publishers to hike e-book prices, Bloomberg reports.

By March 8, 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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MegaUpload asks U.S. court to dismiss piracy charges

The cloud-storage service accused of piracy says the U.S. lacked jurisdiction and Justice Department lawyers "should have known" that before taking down the service and throwing its founder in jail.

By May 30, 2012