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Judge almost shut down surveillance program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge who oversaw a secret U.S. spy court almost shut down the government’s domestic surveillance program designed to fight terrorism after he “lost confidence” in officials’ ability to operate […]


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Court sides with Yahoo in data collection case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo has won a court fight that could help the public learn more about the government’s efforts to obtain data from Internet users. The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which reviews […]


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Groups want details on license plate readers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two privacy rights groups have filed a legal action against the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department asking a judge to order them to provide more […]


Private picture of Mark Zuckerberg’s family leaked on Twitter

SEATTLE (AP) – Even Mark Zuckerberg’s family can get tripped up by Facebook’s privacy settings. A picture that his sister posted on her personal Facebook profile was seen by a marketing director, who then posted it to Twitter with her 40,000+ followers.