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As Police Monitor Social Media, Legal Lines Become Blurred

Police are buying software programs that help them track suspicious activity on the Web. But they come with a risk: If they're used too aggressively, the department could end up in court.
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New Concerns Over Net Neutrality

With the soaring popularity of video streaming, a deal between Netflix and Comcast raises new questions about net neutrality and the future of equal access on the Internet.

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Venezuela Protests Proof President Maduro Lacks Chavez Charisma

Violent protests have filled the streets in Venezuela for the past two weeks. Tell Me More gets the latest from freelance journalist Andrew Rosati in Caracas.
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MtGox Files For Bankruptcy; Nearly $500M Of Bitcoins Lost

The bitcoin exchange says it was hacked. Investors likely have little chance of getting their money — real or virtual — back.
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A Smartphone That Tries To Slip You Off The Grid

The Android-based Blackphone, set to hit the market this summer, will help answer the question of whether consumers are willing to pay for privacy.
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A Win For Fair Use After Record Label, Copyright Lawyer Settle

Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.
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Telework: Not Just For Moms And Millennials

New research finds that nearly one-third of full-time workers do most of their work remotely. But just who those workers are — and how much work they're doing — may come as a surprise.
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Latest Leak: U.K. Spied On Webchats, Grabbed Millions Of Images

According to more secrets spilled by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Britain's cyber spies downloaded snapshots of innocent Yahoo users. Much of what they saw was for adult audiences.
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Thermal Imaging Gets More Common But The Courts Haven't Caught Up

A new smartphone app will make it easy for you to detect a water leak, spot animals while hunting and more. But the new technology raises a question that the Supreme Court thought it had settled.
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Any Way It's Measured, Tesla's $5B 'Gigafactory' Is Huge

The electric-car company wants to build a massive plant in the U.S. to churn out 500,000 vehicle batteries a year. That's more than the combined current production at all the factories in the world.

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