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11.17.16
'FIFA' hackers guilty of 'mining' $16 million from EA
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'FIFA' hackers guilty of 'mining' $16 million from EA

The leader of a group of 'FIFA' hackers has been convicted in a scheme to fraudulently obtain in-game currency.

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04.14.16
Microsoft sues US government to remove gag on data requests
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Microsoft sues US government to remove gag on data requests

Redmond wants to tell customers when the Justice Department asks for their info.

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02.23.16
There's more than just one iPhone the US wants to access
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There's more than just one iPhone the US wants to access

The Justice Department has 12 different claims for backdoor access going through the courts.

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11.02.15
US prosecutes man who hacked identities to help ISIS
11.02.15

US prosecutes man who hacked identities to help ISIS

The Justice Department has charged a man with leading a hacking team that stole identities to help target the American military.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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