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Sprint to pay $15.5M to settle suit over wiretap costs

Feds alleged the company overcharged for wiretapping by $21 million, but the two reach a settlement for much less.

By April 10, 2015

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T-Mobile was asked to turn over more customer info than its larger rivals

The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier fielded more government data requests than AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

By July 6, 2015

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Woman records her own arrest, then charged with wiretapping

Woman accused of disorderly conduct and carrying an open container gets an added charge after allegedly secretly recording her arrest on her phone.

By May 13, 2014

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Man arrested for wiretapping after filming police officer

A Massachusetts man is arrested and has his phone taken from him. He was recording a police officer talking loudly and swearing. The recording has now mysteriously disappeared.

By March 8, 2014

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US sues Sprint for allegedly overcharging on wiretaps

The government claims Sprint "inflated its charges by approximately 58 percent," which amounts to more than $21 million in overpayment.

By March 3, 2014

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Verizon Transparency Report reveals 164,000 subpoenas, 1,500 wiretaps

The company received about 320,000 requests for customer information in the US, and just a few thousand internationally.

By January 22, 2014

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Lenovo website hijacked just days after Superfish scandal

The cyberattack may be linked to software found preloaded on the PC maker's laptops that left them vulnerable to malware.

By February 25, 2015

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Lenovo hit by lawsuit over Superfish adware

Consumers and attorneys are already looking to the legal system for recourse following revelations that Lenovo installed potentially dangerous software on its PCs.

By February 24, 2015

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Google's unwitting Wi-Fi spying not exempt under Wiretap Act

Three years later, the search giant is still battling a class action lawsuit claiming its Street View cars illegally captured usernames, passwords, and other payload data.

By September 10, 2013

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NSA docs boast: Now we can wiretap Skype video calls

In 2008, Skype told CNET the service could not be wiretapped. Microsoft no longer stands by that claim, and a National Security Agency document shows analysts can eavesdrop on video calls.

By July 11, 2013