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Obama calls for data breach notification law, privacy bill of rights

The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says.

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FBI access to surveillance program expands in recent years

The FBI has taken a more active role in the NSA's Prism program since 2008, according to an internal report

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Dutch government sued over data retention law

Data retention is under fire in many EU states

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Anti-terror cooperation with ISPs is 'essential' in wake of Paris shootings, EU ministers say

EU ministers push for more surveillance powers in wake of shootings at offices of Charlie Hebdo and elsewhere in Paris

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Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API

The company failed to fix a security flaw reported over a year ago, a developer said

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Romanian version of EU cybersecurity directive allows warrantless access to data

The law could impact international businesses, as Romania is a hub for IT outsourcing and development

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Tor warns of possible disruption of network through server seizures

Tor did not name the group that it expects may seize its specialized servers called directory authorities

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Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional

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Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

A leaked documents shows the Obama administration pushing tech issues in a secretive trade-in-services deal

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US Senator Al Franken unhappy with Uber answers on user data

Franken asked about Uber's so-called 'God View' tool and how widely it's used

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Microsoft gets allies to help tell U.S. to back off on Irish search warrant

Allies file 10 briefs supporting the company in its fight against a search warrant for email on an Irish server.

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Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else

Google has to change its ways or start paying hefty penalties, the Dutch privacy regulator said

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Schmidt: NSA revelations forced Google to lock down data

Google's chairman defended the company's efforts to secure data, but some question its own collection practices

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DOJ: Companies need to trust gov't on cybersecurity

U.S. companies should recognize that criminal investigations are different from surveillance, a DOJ official says