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Valve responds to Steam browser spying allegations: It's for cheaters, not porn

Despite the rumors, managing director Gabe Newell swears his company doesn't care about your gross browsing habits.

NSA protest results in tens of thousands of phone calls, emails

Participants made 96,000 calls to Congress to protest surveillance programs and will send 555,000 email messages as pat of the "Day We Fight Back".

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Surprise, surprise: Privacy groups still mad about Facebook ads

Facebook settled a suit over its Sponsored Stories ads, but now privacy advocates say the network isn’t doing enough to protect kids’ information.

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Sen. Rand Paul files lawsuit challenging NSA surveillance

Paul joins FreedomWorks in class-action lawsuit against Obama, U.S. officials

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The Day We Fight Back: Online protest against NSA spying kicks off with a 'meh'

'The Day We Fight Back' doesn't match the furor of SOPA and PIPA protests, but you should still take notice.

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Google's promises to EU aren't good enough for U.S. consumer group

Google's rivals in the EU have not ruled out legal action against competition authorities.

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US seeks information on industry ability to hold bulk phone data

The government is exploring third-party alternatives for holding the phone metadata

Twitter chirps user privacy data, most of the time

Twitter has complied roughly 70 percent of the time with data requests from the US government, the company disclosed Thursday.

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More than 4,000 groups sign up to protest the NSA

Websites will encourage people to contact Congress next Tuesday.

How many criminals have NSA's phone records busted? Maybe one

Congress should reform the NSA in an attempt to restore trust in the US tech industry, the ITI says.