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05.07.13
White House taps former Twitter lawyer as first Chief Privacy Officer
05.07.13

White House taps former Twitter lawyer as first Chief Privacy Officer

Two months after appointing Todd Park as Chief Technology Officer, the White House has picked Nico...

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05.06.13
The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013
05.06.13

The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, ho...

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03.04.13
White House announces support for unlocking cell phones
03.04.13

White House announces support for unlocking cell phones

A petition on the White House's website to work for a new law universally allowing the unlockin...

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03.04.13
White House responds to petition: unlocking phones should be legalized
03.04.13

White House responds to petition: unlocking phones should be legalized

The recent ruling that effectively bans third-party phone unlocking has ruffled more than a few fe...

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02.21.13
White House threatens trade sanctions for countries found cyber-snooping
02.21.13

White House threatens trade sanctions for countries found cyber-snooping

International diplomacy may feel like schoolyard antics, but the participants do have something a...

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10.17.12
Reuters: White House finds no evidence of spying by Huawei, feels unsafe anyway (update: White House denies)
10.17.12

Reuters: White House finds no evidence of spying by Huawei, feels unsafe anyway (update: White House denies)

Just last week, a Congress committee associated Huawei with "credible allegations" of "bribery, cor...

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08.22.12
YouTube's Elections Hub is a one-stop channel for the latest US political happenings
08.22.12

YouTube's Elections Hub is a one-stop channel for the latest US political happenings

In case you haven't noticed, it's election year in the US of A. And while we already have a slight...

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07.26.12
Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks
07.26.12

Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks

Political lobbying is often a mixed bag at best. Still, there's a cautious amount of optimism surr...

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06.14.12
White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition
06.14.12

White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition

The government's US Ignite partnership aims to push the growth of next-generation broadband networ...

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