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Report: The NSA records all cellphone calls in the Bahamas

The surveillance is done using a "cutting edge tool" called SOMALGET, reported The Intercept, citing documents leaked by Edward Snowden

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DOJ's charges against China reframe security, surveillance debate

The charges against five alleged members of the Chinese army refocus a debate dominated by NSA disclosures, some experts say

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Bandwidth-sipping IoT steers clear of net neutrality debate -- for now

For now, the Internet of Things doesn't use enough network capacity to stir up arguments

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DOJ charges five members of Chinese army with hacking US groups

The defendants stole trade secrets from Westinghouse Electric, United States Steel and other companies, the DOJ says

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Cisco's Chambers tells Obama that NSA surveillance impacts U.S. technology sales

Chambers was reacting to reports that the U.S. National Security Agency intercepts equipment shipped abroad to install surveillance tools

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US Justice Department to charge Chinese military officials with hacking

Five people said to work for the Chinese People's Liberation Army are expected to be charged with hacking later Monday

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FCC's net neutrality notice: What's in it?

The FCC asks for public comment on reclassifying broadband, allowing 'commercially reasonable' traffic management and other issues

FCC moves forward on net neutrality plan: What now?

The FCC's chairman says he's looking for more public comment on his proposal.

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FCC votes to limit AT&T and Verizon in upcoming spectrum auction

Rules for the upcoming TV spectrum auction would reserve a portion of spectrum for smaller carriers if price targets are reached

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FCC puts first nail in the coffin of net neutrality

Despite much criticism, the FCC is pushing forward with the first step toward formalizing new rules that could result in the end of the Internet as we know it.

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Contentious net neutrality proposal gets FCC green light, public comments wanted

The agency officially releases its chairman's proposal, while asking whether to reregulate broadband

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Google hit with new anticompetition complaint in EU

Digital groups team up to file yet another complaint against the search giant

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Senators want to limit companies' use of student data

A proposal from two US lawmakers aims at personal data outsourced by public schools

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Net neutrality advocates 'occupy' the FCC

A small group of protestors camp out beside the FCC building and call for the agency to reregulate broadband.

Net neutrality advocates flood FCC Twitter chat

Many Twitter users call on the FCC to reclassify broadband and subject it to utility-style rules.