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US seeks China's help after cyberattack

The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the U.S. has blamed on North Korea.

Dec 21, 2014
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North Korea linked to Sony hacking (Update)

Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond ...

Dec 17, 2014
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National security vs. online privacy

One method for safeguarding online anonymity is Tor, "the onion router", whose name comes from its method of adding and stripping away encryption layer by layer as messages pass from one node to another ...

Nov 07, 2014
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Would you vote for that face?

Why do people vote the way they do? We think we're voting on policy and values but how much are we influenced by simple things like a candidate's appearance?

Sep 10, 2014
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Is Facebook finally taking anonymity seriously?

Having some form of anonymity online offers many people a kind of freedom. Whether it's used for exposing corruption or just experimenting socially online it provides a way for the content (but not its author) ...

May 06, 2014
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NSA phone data control may come to end

A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will call for stripping the National Security Agency's ability to store phone data from millions of Americans.

Jan 17, 2014
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