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04.13.15
Musicians and Congress join forces in fight for royalty reform
04.13.15

Musicians and Congress join forces in fight for royalty reform

Fair artist compensation from internet radio and streaming services is quite the hot topic of late...

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02.12.15
UK makes 'revenge porn' illegal with punishment of up to two years in jail
02.12.15

UK makes 'revenge porn' illegal with punishment of up to two years in jail

Posting "revenge porn" in England and Wales is becoming a criminal offense. It's thanks to an amen...

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11.18.14
Senators kill bill aimed at ending NSA's mass phone surveillance
11.18.14

Senators kill bill aimed at ending NSA's mass phone surveillance

Back in May, the US government began to process a bill aimed at reining in the NSA's powers of surve...

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10.01.14
California limits schools' social media monitoring
10.01.14

California limits schools' social media monitoring

In California, school officials are now required to be more transparent when tracking a student's...

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08.01.14
President Obama signs cellphone unlocking bill into law
08.01.14

President Obama signs cellphone unlocking bill into law

After getting the approval of both the House and the Senate, the US cellphone unlocking bill neede...

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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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