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Congress moves quickly on cyberthreat information sharing

A House committee approves a second bill, despite concerns about consumer privacy

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Safari users in the UK can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users

UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

A 'special rapporteur' is to be appointed for a period of three years

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US offers rewards for fugitive Russian cybercriminals

The two suspects are wanted for their alleged roles in operating an ID theft and hacking site

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Apple asks court to throw out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claims Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up.

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Nigeria joins list of African countries threatening prison sentences for mobile operators

Tanzania, Zambia also among countries imposing prison sentences on mobile operators who do not provide quality telecom services

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US lawmakers push for auctions of gov't spectrum

A group of lawmakers reintroduces legislation to allow government agencies giving up spectrum to share in auction proceeds

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Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities

Uber keeps operating its UberPop service despite a court ban and €100,000 in fines

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E-commerce companies face EU antitrust probe

A broad probe into Europe's e-commerce sector will show whether companies are restricting cross-border purchases

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The U.S. FTC explains why it didn't sue Google

The agency was responding to charges that it had overruled staff objections

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, March 16

Facebook accused of stealing data center plan... States object to Radio Shack sale of personal data... EU to probe e-commerce companies

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Facebook sued for alleged theft of data center design

A British company says Facebook stole its design for prefabricated data centers

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PayPal cited for 'reckless disregard' of U.S. sanctions

The company will pay $7.7 million for violations of terrorism, WMD, Iran and Cuba sanctions.

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New York threatens action if RadioShack sells customer data

Bankruptcy sale is said to include millions of customer names and addresses.

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EU Commission goes after geo-blocking, 'absurd' digital barriers

Geo-blocking strikes the EU's digital chief as old fashioned