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Technological Innovations Help Dictators See All

As technology gets better — and cheaper — it's becoming easier for authoritarian governments to watch and record their populations' every move. John Villasenor of the Brookings Institution joins host Rachel Martin to discuss the phenomenon.
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Privacy Lawyers Process Megaupload Copyright Case

The Justice Department's massive copyright case against the file-sharing website got lawyers talking about the scope of a criminal investigation that spanned eight countries and the hard-nosed tactics that the government deployed.
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Four Views On Megaupload

In the wake of the site's shutdown, many questions about its legal and illicit uses remain.
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Top File-Sharing Site Now Inaccessible

One of the largest file-sharing sites on the Internet, Megaupload, was taken down following a criminal indictment charging racketeering and copyright violations. Apparently, the group known as Anonymous retaliated with denial-of-service attacks on the Department of Justice website. This came a day after a massive Internet protest against proposed anti-pirating bills.
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5 Questions, Answers About The Megaupload Case

The arrests in New Zealand of four people wanted by the U.S. for alleged online piracy raise a number of questions. NPR asks two experts for answers.
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Newly Fallen Meteorites Offer Fresh Look At Mars

Scientists have confirmed that rocks collected recently in the Moroccan desert came from the Red Planet. University of Alberta meteorite expert Chris Herd, who has acquired one of the chunks, talks about how scientists analyze space rocks, and whether organic compounds might be found inside.

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