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The Politico:
Anthony Weiner: Hackers posted lewd photos on Twitter   —  Rep. Anthony Weiner says social networking identity hacking is to blame for the lewd material that a conservative news website reported was sent from his Twitter and yfrog handles to an unidentified woman from Seattle, Washington.
May 29, 2011, 2:00 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Al Franken: Smart phone and app privacy no joke   —  Sen. Al Franken is planning to take a hard look Tuesday at the way iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys — and the apps that run on them — collect and use personal information about their owners, including their locations.
May 10, 2011, 12:25 AMIn context
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Osama bin Laden raid yields trove of computer data   —  The assault force of Navy SEALs snatched a trove of computer drives and disks during their weekend raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, yielding what a U.S. official called “the mother lode of intelligence.”
May 3, 2011, 12:05 PMIn context
Michelle Quinn / The Politico:
Are Barack Obama, Facebook getting too friendly?   —  SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama and Facebook both have a lot to gain when he holds a town hall meeting at the company's Palo Alto headquarters Wednesday.  —  Obama can burnish his high-tech, “win the future” image by tying himself to Facebook ahead of the 2012 campaign.
Apr 19, 2011, 8:45 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google to sentence YouTube violators to ‘copyright school’   —  Google released a set of tougher copyright policies for YouTube online video users on Thursday, requiring violators to watch a copyright tutorial and pass a test before allowing them to continue using the service.
Apr 14, 2011, 1:15 PMIn context
Michael Kinsley / The Politico:
How Microsoft learned ABCs of D.C.   —  My first day of work at Microsoft, 15 years ago, I wore a DOJ baseball cap that a friend had given me when she heard I was going to work in Redmond, Wash. “DOJ” stood for Department of Justice, which is where my friend worked.
Apr 5, 2011, 10:45 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
ICE chief defends website seizures   —  The director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is pushing back against complaints about government seizures of web sites, saying his aim is to protect U.S. industry and not regulate the Internet.  —  “Often we get the criticism …
Feb 28, 2011, 5:00 PMIn context
Elizabeth Wasserman / The Politico:
DOJ threatens to nix Google merger   —  The Justice Department has made it clear to Google that it's willing to go to court to block its acquisition of travel software-maker ITA - and Google has responded by stepping up negotiations to save the deal, a source familiar with the talks tells POLITICO.
Feb 25, 2011, 11:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Tech firms snap up GOP lobbyists   —  Facebook, Apple, Google and other tech titans are loading up on Republican lobbyists — a partisan shift as Democratic-leaning Silicon Valley comes to terms with the reddening tint of Capitol Hill.  —  Facebook revealed Friday that it had friended Catherine Martin …
Feb 15, 2011, 1:30 AMIn context
Elizabeth Wasserman / The Politico:
Tech war: Google vs. Microsoft   —  Google is under siege in Washington like never before — and it says an “anti-Google industrial complex” is to blame.  —  In an interview with POLITICO, a Google spokesman argued that a cabal of antitrust lawyers, lobbyists and public relations firms is conspiring against the Internet search giant.
Feb 9, 2011, 7:20 PMIn context

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