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Europe and US edge closer to data protection deal

The umbrella data protection agreement has been under negotiation for more than three years

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Europe's digital chief supports compromise on Google antitrust case

Plan to forge agreement with Google in competition case is controversial

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Oracle says Oregon governor spiked Obamacare site for political reasons

Oregon and Oracle are likely headed to a battle in court over Cover Oregon

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U.S. NSA granted extension to collect bulk phone data

The FISC court granted the extension pending new legislation blocking bulk collection

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Chinese site in signal-jammer sting could pay record $34.9M FCC fine

The company allegedly told US shoppers some of its illegal jammers were FCC-approved.

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Twitter keeps sending texts to recycled phone numbers, lawsuit says

A consumer who was hit with unwanted messages wants to start a class-action case

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House approves effort to limit NSA searches of U.S. data

The amendment to a defense spending bill would end a 'backdoor loophole' allowing warrantless searches

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Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe

After CCing instead of BCCing interested parties, the Marshals will still hold the auction

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Judge not sold on $324M settlement in Silicon Valley tech worker case

The suit accuses companies like Apple and Google of conspiring not to hire each others' workers

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Oregon closer to suing Oracle over Obamacare website woes

The state is playing the blame game, according to Oracle

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Microsoft caught 'astroturfing' bloggers again to promote Internet Explorer

Microsoft pitches a high-profile venture capitalist to write paid blogs about its new Internet Explorer browser experience.

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German publishers start legal action against Google over news snippets

German news publishers want a part of Google's revenue

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Europe's top court to review personal data exchange between EU and US

The review was prompted by Europe-v-Facebook's legal challenge of the Irish DPC's refusal to investigate Facebook's export of data to the US

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Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after review

The company had blocked the content in May at the request of the telecom regulator

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Google hit with new antitrust complaint in Europe, officials confirm

Complaint alleges anticompetitive behavior in the app market