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Venture capitalist proposes California 2.0, a plan for six new states

Tim Draper says Silicon Valley needs a government that is more tech savvy

U.S. government moves to block further litigation in NSA surveillance cases

National intelligence director says continued litigation would reveal state secrets related to national security

China's largest bitcoin exchange forced to stop accepting deposits

China has been clamping down on the currency, and has banned banks from trading with it

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Court upholds Motorola import ban in dispute with Microsoft

Motorola Mobility had argued that a Microsoft patent was invalid to avoid an ITC ban

U.S. NSA debates amnesty for Edward Snowden

The NSA is worried about the unknown amount of information Snowden may have collected from NSA computers

Judge refuses to dismiss Netgear's router fraud lawsuit against Asus

Netgear says Asus is illegally juicing its routers, and it looks like the accusations will get their day in court.

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Ban carriers from sharing phone records, privacy groups ask FCC

The phone records provided to the government are not really anonymous, the groups said in a petition to the FCC

Internet companies dismayed by French law allowing warrantless access to live user data

The French senate passed a law allowing police and government officials warrantless access to user data from ISPs and online services

Rules that carriers must retain data called incompatible with EU law

Retention could be permitted under stricter rules

Nokia cleared to sell Indian factory to Microsoft

Nokia's fixed assets in India had been frozen because of a tax dispute