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Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'

The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Cerf thinks.

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EU set to reveal digital strategy on Wednesday

A leaked document suggests the European Commission will launch a probe into U.S. online platform providers

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Cisco names senior VP Robbins as new CEO to replace Chambers

Chambers will stay a the company as executive chairman and chairman of the board

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, May 4

Facebook opens up Internet.org...big fight highlights Periscope piracy...Feds to share more about secret phone tracking

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Uber's China business could face more regulatory trouble, following police raid

Uber continues to offer a ride-sharing service for private car owners, in spite of a ban

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US reviews use of cellphone spying technology

The Department of Justice aims to disclose more about the use of the cell-site simulators

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Telecom trade groups, ISPs ask for delay of net neutrality rules

Seven organizations, including AT&T, ask the Federal Communications Commission to put net neutrality rules on hold.

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ACLU: NSA phone dragnet should be killed not amended

The recent USA Freedom Act doesn't go far enough in reforming surveillance, an ACLU lawyer says

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Grooveshark shuts down after settlement with record companies

The settlement between owners Escape Media and the record companies was made ahead of a jury trial for award of damages.

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Microsoft buying company that made stylus for Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has reportedly bought Israeli company N-Trig for $30 million.

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Appeal goes out to UN, Africa Union over Burundi social media shutdown

The government ordered mobile social media apps blocked amid protests over president's third-term bid

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Rand Paul's bill would overturn US net neutrality rules

Senator Rand Paul joins House Republicans in introducing a resolution of disapproval

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Sony's smartphone struggles continue as other areas look up

The company expects all products areas except mobile to make an operating profit during its fiscal 2016