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04.17.15
Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger
04.17.15

Justice Department may try to block the Comcast / TWC merger

It's been more than a year since Comcast announced its plan to buy fellow cable giant Time Warner...

By R. Lawler,   04.17.15
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03.10.15
The CIA is giving its surveillance tech to US law enforcement
03.10.15

The CIA is giving its surveillance tech to US law enforcement

The Justice Department's newest electronic dragnet--plane-mounted "dirtboxes" that can slurp thous...

By A. Tarantola,   03.10.15
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01.17.15
DEA kept records of US phone calls for nearly 15 years
01.17.15

DEA kept records of US phone calls for nearly 15 years

The NSA isn't the only American government agency keeping track of phone call metadata... or rathe...

By J. Fingas,   01.17.15
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12.01.14
Seller of StealthGenie spyware app gets fined $500,000
12.01.14

Seller of StealthGenie spyware app gets fined $500,000

A US District Judge in Virginia has ordered the man responsible for selling and distributing Steal...

By E. Alvarez,   12.01.14
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10.08.14
The DEA impersonated a woman on Facebook to catch criminals
10.08.14

The DEA impersonated a woman on Facebook to catch criminals

Law enforcement is no stranger to going undercover to bust unsuspecting crooks, but the Drug Enfor...

By J. Fingas,   10.08.14
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09.30.14
Hackers plead guilty to stealing code for unfinished Xbox games and military software
09.30.14

Hackers plead guilty to stealing code for unfinished Xbox games and military software

Surprise, surprise: the government doesn't take kindly to being hacked. The United States Departme...

By S. Buckley,   09.30.14
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07.31.14
The government still won't let Twitter share details about national security requests
07.31.14

The government still won't let Twitter share details about national security requests

Twitter really wants to tell you more about the kind of national security requests it gets from or...

By S. Buckley,   07.31.14
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07.16.14
Apple agrees to $450 million dollar settlement in e-book antitrust case
07.16.14

Apple agrees to $450 million dollar settlement in e-book antitrust case

Apple has resisted settling with the government over charges that it conspired with publishers to...

By T. O'Brien,   07.16.14
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03.19.14
Several states join the Justice Department in probe of Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger
03.19.14

Several states join the Justice Department in probe of Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger

The future of Comcast's plans to bring Time Warner Cable's subscribers under its umbrella are stil...

By T. O'Brien,   03.19.14
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