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07.25.14
​Cellphone unlocking bill passes through the House, heads to the Oval Office
07.25.14

​Cellphone unlocking bill passes through the House, heads to the Oval Office

Well, it seems like the US cellphone unlocking bill didn't get held up legislation after all: the...

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07.16.14
Australian bill would jail those who report on leaked spying operations
07.16.14

Australian bill would jail those who report on leaked spying operations

Journalists in the US and UK may be relatively safe from the government's wrath when they report o...

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07.16.14
Senate passes a bill that legalizes cellphone unlocking
07.16.14

Senate passes a bill that legalizes cellphone unlocking

The US is now that much closer to a law that makes it legal to unlock your phone. A few months aft...

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05.08.14
California's smartphone kill switch bill passes a second senate vote
05.08.14

California's smartphone kill switch bill passes a second senate vote

Perseverance pays off, it seems. Just weeks after California's senate shot down a bill that would...

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04.14.14
Georgia passes law giving $25 million in video game tax breaks
04.14.14

Georgia passes law giving $25 million in video game tax breaks

Georgia governor Nathan Deal today signed a bill that will grant local video game developers $25 mi...

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02.27.14
Proposed GOP bill excludes violent software makers from tax credit
02.27.14

Proposed GOP bill excludes violent software makers from tax credit

The recently revealed Tax Reform Act of 2014 by House Republicans has caught the attention of som...

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02.03.14
Kentucky law could let kids swap foreign language classes for coding lessons
02.03.14

Kentucky law could let kids swap foreign language classes for coding lessons

Concerned that not enough is being done to help kids with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering a...

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08.28.13
New Zealand Parliament bans software patents with a 117-4 vote
08.28.13

New Zealand Parliament bans software patents with a 117-4 vote

After five years of debate and a 117-4 vote, New Zealand's Parliament has passed a bill that says...

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01.17.13
House bill proposes fines on retail games without ESRB ratings, prohibition of some sales to minors
01.17.13

House bill proposes fines on retail games without ESRB ratings, prohibition of some sales to minors

Bill H.R.287, or the "Video Games Ratings Enforcement Act" as it will likely be more widely known,...

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