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Internet firm fought court order in WikiLeaks case

A small California-based Internet provider is the second company to confirm it fought back against a court demanding a customer's account information as part of a criminal investigation into the release of documents by WikiLeaks.

dateOct 10, 2011 in Internet
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Fighting crime through crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing utilizes the input of a crowd of online users to collaboratively solve problems. To advance this emerging technology, researchers at the University of Miami are developing a computing model that uses crowdsourcing ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Twitter says government data requests rise

Twitter said Monday that worldwide requests from governments about its users rose nearly 20 percent in second half of 2012 as it sought to raise awareness about "invasive" actions.

dateJan 28, 2013 in Internet
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Lawyer: UK mounts criminal inquiry into NSA leaks

Britain has launched a criminal investigation into Edward Snowden's leak of classified material to the Guardian newspaper and is sifting through documents it seized from the partner of one of the paper's ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Internet
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