The rule change would let the FBI obtain a single warrant to hack into "thousands or millions of computers at once," says Sen. Ron Wyden.
There may not be a simple solution to the encryption debate, at least not one the US government and tech companies can agree on.
Europeans have finally been given a date for the abolition of roaming charges across the EU.
A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.
Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.
Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.
The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."
The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.
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Firefox users are no longer being urged to boycott the browser after OKCupid protested the anti-gay views expressed by Mozilla's new CEO.
If approved by Congress, the legislation would keep phone records in the hands of phone companies and not with the NSA.
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