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  • Hacker conference tells Feds not to attend

    The founder of Def Con, the world's largest hacker conference, has requested that government employees do not attend.

  • NSA collects Verizon phone records under secret court order

    At the FBI's request, a judge signed a court order requiring Verizon to release some telephone records. It is unclear what the National Security Agency and the FBI do with this data, but past practices indicate it may be mined for information about terrorism networks. 

  • Instagram uproar: A testing ground for Facebook? (+video)

    A popular photo sharing site owned by Facebook, Instagram released new terms of service on Monday. Now Instagram users have a month to decide how much control over their data they are willing to give up.  

  • Court rules for telecoms' role in domestic eavesdropping

    A US appellate court has ruled that telecom companies have the right to legal immunity for helping the government eavesdrop on private communications. But in a separate opinion, the court also ruled that customers can sue the government for tracking e-mail and phone calls.
    12/30/2011 03:16 pm

  • Rise in lawsuits against bloggers

    Since 2004, 159 court actions have targeted citizen journalists for libel and other charges.
    07/16/2008 01:00 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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