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Online Surveillance is OK for Most

PERSONAL TECH | By Emily Swanson | Jan 2
A majority of Americans say they support warrantless government surveillance of the Internet communications of U.S. citizens, according to a new poll

Lawmakers Want Social Media Companies to Report Terrorists

PERSONAL TECH | By Tami Abdollah | Dec 14
Responding to the San Bernadino shootings, lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday to require social media companies to report any online terrorist activity they become aware of to law enforcement.

FBI Chief On How Encrypted Apps Are Now Standard Terrorist Tools

PERSONAL TECH | Dec 12
The FBI and other agencies are pleading with tech companies to give them more access to encrypted communication.

Digital Rights Group Alleges Google Invades Student Privacy

A complaint alleges that Google rigged the "Chromebook" computers in a way that enables the company to collect information about students' Internet search requests and online video habits.

Why Government and Tech Can't Agree About Encryption

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler and Tami Abdollah | Nov 28
Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.

Former DJ ’Bugged’ by Landlord

CRIME | By Tom Kilduff | Jan 13
Former disc jockey and outspoken LGBT personality Jon Zuckman is facing an eviction hearing next week after a long simmering feud with his landlord centered on bed bugs in his apartment.

Discovery of GPS tracker becomes privacy issue

PERSONAL TECH | By Paul Elias | Oct 18
Yasir Afifi, a 20-year-old computer salesman and community college student, took his car in for an oil change earlier this month and his mechanic spotted an odd wire hanging from the undercarriage.

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