CORRUPTION

Here’s What You Need To Know About The FIFA Arrests Carried Out By The U.S.

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Several FIFA officials were indicted by the Department of Justice (USA! USA!) and arrested in Switzerland. Here's the essential information.

wiretapping

The Justice Department Is Looking For A Cuddlier Way To Read Your Email Without A Warrant

The Justice Department is officially looking for some way to read your email without your consent that's more politically palatable than just, uh, doing it.

Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

Why Did The Feds Take Down Megaupload?

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Gizmodo: "There are plenty of players in the no-questions-asked online storage game: HulkShare, MediaFire, YouSendIt.

T MOBILE

DOJ to AT&T-Mobile: No Merger Bid? No Trial!

When we last checked in with the terrible idea of merging AT&T and T-Mobile, AT&T had just withdrawn their merger bid from the FCC over Thanksgiving to make sure their damning, unfriendly, and generally "no effing way this is ever happening dude" report wasn't released.

terms of service

Lying On Your Online Dating Profile? The Government May Be Coming For You

We understand that the governments of the world are a little behind on this whole "internet" thing, what with trying to censor it and pass laws that allow people to shut down a site in the blink of an eye and all that, but you'd think that they would at least be aware that prosecuting over the Terms of Service on a website is, well, pointless.


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