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Microsoft challenges U.S. warrant demanding emails stored overseas

The emails are held in a server in Dublin, Ireland

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EFF asks Supreme Court to rule on secret surveillance memo

The digital rights group wants to see a DOJ memo that allows the FBI to collect phone records.

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Snowden leaks after one year: Wrangling over the meaning of 'bulk'

The Snowden revelations about NSA surveillance have ignited a debate, but little action in Washington.

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EU privacy laws will apply to U.S. companies who do business in Europe

However, EU justice ministers disagree over who will enforce the laws.

US researcher banned for mining Bitcoin using university supercomputers

Caught using National Science Foundation-funded supercomputers to generate virtual currency, the researcher received a government-wide ban.

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What Europe's new 'right to be forgotten' online means

Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.

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Reset the Net: How the web is fighting back on the anniversary of Snowden's revelations

One year to the day after Snowden's first NSA revelation broke, the web is aflutter in rebellion. Here's the details, and tools you can use to protect your privacy.

Microsoft demands NSA reform on anniversary of Snowden's revelations

Microsoft joins Cisco and other companies that have objected to a delay in NSA reform

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Germany to investigate NSA's alleged tapping of Merkel's phone

Snowden was asked to testify, but he didn't respond to the prosecution's offer to do so

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FAA may let movie makers film with drones

Seven aerial photo and video production companies have filed for permission to use drones

Law enforcement agencies disrupt Gameover Zeus botnet

Two U.S. courts unseal charges releated to the giant botnet and the Cryptolocker ransomware.

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Future of secure messenger in doubt after Pirate Bay arrest

Collegues said they don't know how Peter Sunde's arrest will affect the development of Hemlis

Report: NSA facial recognition program collects 'millions' of photos from the Web

Newly leaked documents reveal a massive NSA program to collect and analyze photographs, according to the New York Times.

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House panel investigating FTC data breach enforcement

Lawyers say the House Oversight Committee is investigating a P-to-P security vendor tied to the agency.

Google starts accepting 'right to be forgotten' requests in Europe

The company set up a page where people can submit their requests