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u.s. immigration and customs enforcement

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Alleged operator of illegal-drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 arrested

A 26-year-old computer programmer in San Francisco is accused of running the illicit site, which feds say followed a similar business model to its shuttered predecessor.

By November 6, 2014

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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Samsung said to be near deals to supply devices to FBI, Navy

Formerly the territory of BlackBerry, the contracts would be Samsung's first U.S. government deals since winning Pentagon security approval earlier this year.

By July 18, 2013

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Homeland Security cuts off Dwolla bitcoin transfers

Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirms an "ongoing investigation" that led to Dwolla cutting off bitcoin transfers to Mt. Gox.

By May 14, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 wins Pentagon's security approval

The device maker beats out Apple and Samsung to be the first company to get its latest operating system authorized by the U.S. Department of Defense for agency use.

By May 2, 2013

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BlackBerry 10 erroneously reported as not secure enough by U.K.

On the eve of the Z10 U.S. launch, a British government security agency is incorrectly linked to a report that BlackBerry's new operating system isn't safe enough for government employees.

By March 19, 2013

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Feds strike a deal with alleged illegal streaming site operator

While it seems like the Department of Homeland Security is cracking down on all Internet pirates, it's letting one alleged sports streaming site operator off the hook.

By February 26, 2013

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Defense Department opens contracts for Apple, Google

At one time BlackBerry received all of the Pentagon's mobile contracts, but times have changed.

By February 26, 2013

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Apple lands $159M government contract for iPhone, iPad

The New Zealand Police picks Apple -- over BlackBerry, Google, and Microsoft -- to hand out 6,000 smartphones and 3,900 tablets to its officers.

By February 14, 2013

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Home Depot iPhone switch short-circuits BlackBerry stock

Nationwide retailer decides it's time to make the move to Apple, a decision which will affect 10,000 employees who will have to turn in their BlackBerry devices.

By February 11, 2013