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Apple denies receiving Patriot Act court order

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook holds up the new iPad Air during an Apple event in San Francisco, California October 22, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)

In a new report on government information requests, Apple denied that the U.S. government ordered the company under Patriot Act authority to hand over customer data to the National Security Agency.

Internal emails reveal Obama advisers concerned over Patriot Act

4:28 PM 11/05/2013

Internal emails between advisers to President Obama reveal long-standing concern over how the Patriot Act that would negatively affect law-abiding Americans.

Reddit politics moderators ban posts from Drudge Report, political sites

10:26 AM 11/04/2013

The moderators of the politics section of Reddit have banned users from posting articles from the Drudge Report and other prominent political news sites and blogs.

Google and Oracle employees called in to fix Obamacare site

6:41 PM 10/31/2013

As the Obama administration races to meet its Nov. 30 deadline,  it has called in engineers from companies such as Google and Oracle to help fix its HealthCare.gov site.

Report: Facebook may begin collecting user mouse movements

3:26 PM 10/31/2013

Facebook may soon begin tracking its users' mouse movements.

Report: Google and Yahoo data centers infiltrated by NSA

3:30 PM 10/30/2013

The National Security Agency secretly gained unauthorized access to Yahoo and Google's worldwide system of data centers, the Washington Post reports.

Bill to rein in US spies gathers support from companies and activists

11:29 PM 10/29/2013

Transparency activists and groups representing U.S. tech companies announced their support for a new bill to rein in the U.S. intelligence community Tuesday.

Man gets ridiculously friggin’ rich because of Bitcoin

11:26 PM 10/29/2013

While many people dream of becoming rich with bitcoins, a Norwegian man recently discovered he did so by accident, reports.

Patriot Act author introduces bill to rein in US spies

4:23 PM 10/29/2013

The author of the Patriot Act introduced a new bill to rein in the U.S. intelligence community's use of electronic surveillance Tuesday.

Report: White House, State Department knew about NSA spying on foreign leaders

1:03 PM 10/29/2013

Authorization for the National Security Agency's monitoring of foreign leaders appears to have come from the top, according to a new report by the Los Angeles Times.

Obama to talk cybersecurity with CEOs behind closed doors

10:44 PM 10/28/2013

President Obama is scheduled to meet with CEOs in a closed door meeting to discuss cybersecurity, said the White House Monday evening.

Report: Obama didn’t know about NSA tapping Merkel’s phone

4:32 PM 10/28/2013

President Obama was unaware that the National Security Agency was tapping the mobile phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel until the program's existence was revealed by an internal investigation this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Facebook denies special relationship with law enforcement

3:49 AM 10/28/2013

Facebook is denying that a special relationship exists between the company and law enforcement officials following a statement from a senior Chicago Police Department officer suggesting otherwise.

Obama’s campaign page defaced by Syrian hacker group

11:35 PM 10/27/2013

President Obama's presidential campaign website was hacked by a Syrian hacker group on Sunday evening, The Blaze reports.

Report: NSA site down in suspected cyberattack

7:45 PM 10/25/2013

On the eve of a major anti-surveillance protest against the National Security Agency in Washington, D.C., hacktivists are claiming to have engaged in their own digital protest against the agency.

Author of Patriot Act plans to introduce to bill to rein in NSA

4:53 PM 10/25/2013

A bill seeking to rein in the National Security Agency's bulk data collection could be introduced in Congress as soon as next week, The Daily Caller has learned.

Report: NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders

3:13 AM 10/25/2013

The National Security Agency routinely monitors the phone calls of world leaders, The Guardian reports.

GOP looks to claim its own section of cyberspace

8:22 PM 10/23/2013

Soon domain names ending in .GOP will be available to purchase, making the Republican Party the first political party to reserve its own website ending.

Company that spied with webcams on adults engaged in ‘intimate activities’ settles with FTC

12:16 AM 10/23/2013

A computer rental company whose franchisees spied with webcams on adults engaged in "intimate activities" settled with the Federal Trade Commission, according to an agency announcement.

Cyberattack map shows U.S. continuously under assault

1:14 AM 10/22/2013

The United States leads the world in distributed denial of service attacks, the pesky internet assaults that try to bring down web sites by overloading them with communications requests.