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Alex Byers / Politico:
NSA takes surveillance fact sheets off website   —  Following a complaint from two senators, the National Security Agency has removed from its website two fact sheets designed to shed light on and defend a pair of surveillance programs.  Users now trying to access the documents detailing …
Jun 26, 2013, 11:40 AMIn context
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Bills would clip NSA's wings on phone data   —  Senators critical of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs are rushing to introduce legislation to limit the feds' snooping ability.  —  Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), are pitching a bill that would require …
Jun 14, 2013, 5:55 PMIn context
Anna Palmer / Politico:
Verizon on offense behind the scenes   —  Officially, telecom giant Verizon has no comment about turning over millions of customers call logs to the government.  —  But behind the scenes, the company is vetting requests from senior Capitol Hill aides and others, asking Obama administration officials …
Jun 6, 2013, 1:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Senate investigators: Apple avoided $44 billion in taxes   —  Senate investigators accuse Apple of wiring together a complicated system to shield billions of dollars in international profits from both U.S. and foreign tax collectors.  —  A report released ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook's inaugural …
May 20, 2013, 6:00 PMIn context
Anna Palmer / Politico:
Apple target of Senate hearing on offshore taxes   —  Tech firm Apple is the target of a Senate hearing next week investigating offshore tax practices.  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to testify at the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation's hearing Tuesday, POLITICO has learned.
May 15, 2013, 7:40 PMIn context
Reid J. Epstein / Politico:
Mark Zuckerberg immigration group's status: Looking for footing   —  Even the man who transformed social media can get into a messaging mess.  —  The immigration reform group that will be Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's entry into politics was supposed to launch as early as next week with a lot of fanfare …
Apr 5, 2013, 3:45 PMIn context
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Reuters ‘investigating’ Matthew Keys after ‘Anonymous’ indictment   —  Thomson Reuters is ‘investigating’ the federal indictment against social media editor Matthew Keys, which charges him with allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into the Los Angeles Times.
Mar 14, 2013, 7:50 PMIn context
Politico:
Reuters' Matthew Keys indicted for conspiring with hacker group ‘Anonymous’   —  Matthew Keys, a deputy social media editor at Thomson Reuters, has been charged in an indictment for allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into a Tribune Company website, the Justice Department announced today.
Mar 14, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Washington talks cybersecurity after Chinese attacks   —  Washington is grappling again with the prying eyes of Chinese hackers.  —  A string of computer breaches at The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and other media organizations have drawn a frustrated response …
Feb 3, 2013, 11:45 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
House puts Spotify on mute   —  Spotify apparently hit a wrong note with the House's Internet overlords, who recently blocked the chamber's Web users from listening to the famed music-streaming service.  —  While Spotify isn't a peer-to-peer program along the lines of Napster …
Feb 2, 2013, 7:30 PMIn context

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