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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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Newly flush with wine, Facebook Gifts rolls out to all U.S. users

The social network brings the first alcoholic beverage to its e-commerce offering.

By December 11, 2012

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Senator: Saverin has turned his back on U.S.

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announces new legislation seeking to make an example of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who recently renounced his U.S. citizenship. Schumer proposed legislation that would deny U.S. visas to anyone who is believed to have renounced their U.S. citizenship to avoid taxes.

May 17, 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

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U.S. senators: No time to lose on strengthening cybersecurity

Four U.S. senators sound a warning on cybersecurity, comparing our time to the days prior to September 11, 2001--the system is blinking red, and we are failing to connect the dots. Again.

By March 6, 2012

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Chinese hackers target U.S. Chamber of Commerce, report says

The top business-lobbying group in the United States saw information on its 3 million members left vulnerable to Chinese infiltrators.

By December 21, 2011

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SOPA's most aggressive defender: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act, widely opposed by technology companies, have a secret weapon to win Republican support. It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

By November 30, 2011

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Cyber Monday rules U.S. commerce with $1.25B in sales

The Monday after Thanksgiving is officially the biggest online spending day of the year; sales jumped 22 percent over the same day last year.

By November 29, 2011

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MegaUpload's users may include U.S. government officials

The cyberlocker's founder Kim Dotcom says that he recently learned a "large number of Mega accounts" were being used by people in the Department of Justice and the U.S. Senate.

By March 12, 2012

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Senate approves immigration bill with increased H-1B visas

Tech companies and members of the Zuckerberg-led political action group rejoice as the U.S. Senate votes to approve a comprehensive immigration bill. But, the measure still has to pass the House.

By June 27, 2013