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Obama nearing a decision on intelligence review

President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs.

dateJan 08, 2014 in Internet
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Obama to meet with lawmakers, intel leaders on NSA

President Barack Obama is inviting lawmakers and intelligence officials to the White House to discuss National Security Agency programs as Obama prepares to unveil what changes he's prepared to make to the programs.

dateJan 07, 2014 in Internet
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Prosecutors urge use of iPhone anti-theft system

Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple's new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts.

dateSep 18, 2013 in Software
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Pakistan axes 'immoral' cell phone love chat

Pakistan has cracked down on "immoral" love chat services offered by mobile phone companies, stifling hopes of illicit romance in the conservative Muslim country where dating is frowned upon.

dateSep 13, 2013 in Internet
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Rousseff wants Web servers to be housed in Brazil

(AP)—Brazil's president asked legislators on Thursday to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to store all data about their Brazilian clients on servers based in the country, a move ...

dateSep 13, 2013 in Internet
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Official describes rampant computer hacking at VA

(AP)—A former computer security chief at the Department of Veterans Affairs is telling lawmakers that at least eight foreign-sponsored organizations have hacked into the department's computer networks in recent years or ...

dateJun 04, 2013 in Internet
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EU officials, lawmakers agree fisheries reform

EU officials and European lawmakers finally agreed a fisheries reform package on Thursday, winning a guarded welcome from green groups with a commitment to protect stocks and control the wasteful dumping ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Ecology
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