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09.25.15
US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior
09.25.15

US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior

The investigation reportedly came at the behest of Google's rivals, but may not result in any charges.

By S. Dent,   09.25.15
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09.09.15
Apple is refusing Justice Department requests for iMessages
09.09.15

Apple is refusing Justice Department requests for iMessages

It's no surprise that iMessage is protected against snooping, but we now know that Apple has refused Justice Department requests for those chats -- and that might spark a big legal battle.

By J. Fingas,   09.09.15
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07.21.15
The FCC is set to approve AT&T's DirecTV acquisition (update: DoJ too)
07.21.15

The FCC is set to approve AT&T's DirecTV acquisition (update: DoJ too)

The FCC is expected to OK AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, making the phone company both the nation's largest pay TV provider and its second largest telecom.

By A. Tarantola,   07.21.15
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07.13.15
Authors call on the US to investigate Amazon's book business
07.13.15

Authors call on the US to investigate Amazon's book business

Just because Apple is on the hook for allegedly anti-competitive book sales doesn't mean that Amaz...

By J. Fingas,   07.13.15
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07.07.15
Ex-attorney general says DOJ could negotiate with Snowden
07.07.15

Ex-attorney general says DOJ could negotiate with Snowden

Edward Snowden might be able to see his family in person again -- and (if things go his way) not f...

By M. Moon,   07.07.15
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05.23.15
DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones
05.23.15

DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones

The Justice Department promises to keep a closer eye on how its agencies are using drones from now...

By M. Moon,   05.23.15
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05.04.15
The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware
05.04.15

The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware

It seems as if we're not alone in thinking that America's spies may have trodden on a few too many...

By D. Cooper,   05.04.15
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05.01.15
White House to announce it's buying 50,000 police body cams
05.01.15

White House to announce it's buying 50,000 police body cams

According to The Hill, President Obama is reportedly set to announce a nationwide body camera prog...

By A. Tarantola,   05.01.15
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04.19.15
Comcast and TWC will negotiate with officials to save their merger
04.19.15

Comcast and TWC will negotiate with officials to save their merger

The merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is no longer as certain to get approval as it onc...

By J. Fingas,   04.19.15
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