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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014

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Let slip the doges of war: Australian Senator calls for meme protest of data retention laws

An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.

By October 2, 2014

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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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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014

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Senate blasts mobile carriers for profiting from phony fees

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.

By July 30, 2014

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Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.

By July 10, 2014

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Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill

A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.

By July 8, 2014

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Senators pressure White House to get behind surveillance reform

In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.

By July 1, 2014

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Square takes preorders on more-secure credit card reader

Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.

By November 12, 2014