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12.22.16
Peter Thiel's startup helps authorities track illegal immigrants
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Peter Thiel's startup helps authorities track illegal immigrants

Documents released from a lawsuit tie Palantir to data-mining tools currently used by immigration agencies.

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03.21.15
DC airport tries using face recognition to catch imposters
03.21.15

DC airport tries using face recognition to catch imposters

If you come to the US through Washington DC's Dulles airport in the near future, don't be surprise...

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08.24.14
Data breaches compromised the info of US undercover investigators
08.24.14

Data breaches compromised the info of US undercover investigators

Data theft is normally pretty bad all on its own, but a recent breach at US Investigations Service...

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07.12.13
Microsoft sues US Customs and Border Protection for not enforcing ITC exclusion order against Motorola
07.12.13

Microsoft sues US Customs and Border Protection for not enforcing ITC exclusion order against Motorola

Thought the ITC battle between Microsoft and Motorola over Microsoft's email-based meeting patents...

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01.04.13
$635,000 in bogus Lightning cables nabbed in Alaska
01.04.13

$635,000 in bogus Lightning cables nabbed in Alaska

One of the functions of the US Customs and Border Protection agency is to seek out and seize co...

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01.25.11
Woman tries, fails to smuggle 44 iPhones into Israel
01.25.11

Woman tries, fails to smuggle 44 iPhones into Israel

Sigh. We don't know whether to congratulate the enterprising spirit of this venture or to bemoan t...

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