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Senators question recommended changes to NSA surveillance

Members of a review panel say their recommendations would not hurt legitimate terrorism investigations.

Dropbox works to resolve service hiccups, says files safe

A change due to be pushed out on Sunday should fix syncing problems and issue with Dropbox's mobile applications

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Neiman Marcus notifying customers of card data breach

The incident follows a massive data theft at Target affecting up to 110 million customers.

Advocacy groups plan day of protest against NSA surveillance

A group of activist groups and Internet companies are planning a coordinated protest of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance on Feb. 11, with the hope that millions of people will join them.

Google loses another appeal in Street View privacy case

Appeals court rejects company's petition for another hearing about its data-collection from neighborhood Wi-Fi networks while building Street View.

Surveillance court renews NSA phone records program

The FISA court approves the metadata collection program for the 36th time in seven years.

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Snapchat, Skype hacks offer security lessons, experts say

A Snapchat breach revealed millions of user names and phone numbers and Skype's social media got hijacked, reminding of the need for good security practices.

DOJ will appeal judge's ruling against NSA phone program

The decision of the D.C. judge conflicts with a ruling from a New York judge in a separate case..

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Facebook faces lawsuit for allegedly scanning private messages

Facebook is charged with scanning private messages to profile users

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US judge dismisses challenge to border laptop searches

Searches done by U.S. Customs and Border Protection without a show of reasonable suspicion are rare and don't require reasonable suspicion, a federal judge said