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Undercover federal agents in Silk Road case accused of fraud

DEA agent Carl Force accused of extorting thousands’ worth of bitcoin from convicted money-launderer Ross Ulbricht, while second agent also charged<p>“French Maid” wasn’t Carl Force’s officially sanctioned darknet alias.<p>In his capacity as an undercover Drug Enforcement Agency agent, and a senior …

Corruption

EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals who might have something better to offer.<p>The contrasting views of Google's …

European Union

Oh those were the days. They...

Intelligence committee to report new spying legislation is needed

Parliament’s intelligence and security committee calls for new regulations on communications data in wake of Snowden revelations<p>New laws are needed to deal with security and privacy in the UK following revelations of the activities of Western intelligence agencies by former NSA contractor Edward …

Surveillance

Wikimedia sues NSA over mass surveillance | DW | 10.03.2015

The Wikimedia Foundation, owner of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, said Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Maryland seeking to end …

Surveillance