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  1. Apple has spent record $2.2 million lobbying Trump administration over past three months

    Apple spent an all-time high $2.2 million lobbying Donald Trump’s federal government…

  2. Apple meeting with Australian government to discuss proposed encryption ‘back doors’

    Attorney-General George Brandis will meet with global tech-giant Apple this week…

  3. After U.S. gov’t refuses to declassify sum paid for FBI’s San Bernardino iPhone hack, Senator Dianne Feinstein inadvertently reveals it

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone…

  4. At the start of the Trump era, Apple spent more on lobbying than ever, but outspent 2.5 times by Google

    Since the election of President Donald Trump, Apple’s been been cultivating some good old fashioned Washington influence….

  5. Protecting against possible ISP snooping by using a VPN and https

    The Obama Administration created a new set of restrictions on Internet service providers…

  6. Privacy 101: Why you need a VPN

    Earlier this week, the Republican-led Congress voted to repeal FCC rules that blocked ISPs…

  7. FBI’s James Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

    All of us have a reasonable expectation of privacy in our homes, in our cars, and in our devices. But…

  8. FBI Director James Comey cancels SXSW 2017 appearance

    FBI Director James Comey will be unable to attend SXSW due to “scheduling conflicts” that…

  9. News organizations ask judge to force FBI to reveal how much it paid to unlock San Bernadino Islamic terrorist’s iPhone

    Last year, the battle between Apple and the FBI dominated headlines…

  10. Proving Apple’s assertion that there are no good backdoors, hacker dumps iOS cracking tools allegedly stolen from Cellebrite

    The hacker responsible has publicly released a cache of files allegedly stolen from Cellebrite…

  11. Outgoing FCC chief Tom Wheeler offers final defense of so-called ‘net neutrality’

    The outgoing head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, used his final public speech…

  12. A hacker just proved that Apple was right to worry about creating a backdoor to the iPhone

    Last year, when the F.B.I procured a court order forcing Apple to unlock an iPhone belonging…

  13. What Apple got right but Amazon is getting wrong

    Law and technology frequently operate at cross purposes….

  14. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  15. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  16. Under President Trump, Obama ally Google may face policy setbacks, including roll back of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules

    During Obama’s presidency, more than 250 people moved between jobs at Google or related firms and the federal government, national political campaigns and Congress…

  17. Google’s Eric Schmidt wore staff badge at Hillary Clinton’s ‘victory’ party

    Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc., was spotted at Hillary Clinton’s ‘victory’ party last Tuesday wearing a staff badge…

  18. WikiLeaks emails show extremely close relationship between Clinton campaign and Google’s Eric Schmidt

    The emails between Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign manager Robby Mook show that Schmidt met with Podesta…

  19. FBI wants to get into locked Apple iPhone of Minnesota Islamic terrorist Dahir Adan

    When the FBI asked a court to force Apple to help crack the encrypted iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter…

  20. British PM Theresa May launches thinly veiled attacks on Apple and Facebook

    Theresa May launched a thinly veiled attack on Apple and Facebook…

  21. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  22. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  23. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary on Apple tax row: Irish government should tell EU to f**k off

    Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has weighed into the tax dispute between Apple and the European Union…

  24. U.S. taxpayers could end up paying Apple’s bill for back taxes in Ireland

    European authorities have clamped down on a special deal between Apple and Irish tax authorities…

  25. After calling for less security in Apple iPhone case, feckless FBI calls for more security as two state voter databases hacked

    The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases…

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