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January 13, 2017
New Microsoft privacy tools will give users control over the data collected on the web and within Windows. Experts hope the tools will offer data privacy transparency.
December 19, 2016
Gas stations get an extra three years to support new chip card payments, as the EMV liability shift date for automated fuel dispensers is pushed to 2020.
November 30, 2016
After a final push to delay changes to Rule 41 failed in the Senate, the U.S. government now has much wider authority to legally search computers whose location is unknown.
November 18, 2016
Just two weeks before the deadline, U.S. lawmakers seek to postpone until next summer the acceptance of controversial updates to Rule 41, allowing legal access to unspecified systems.
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