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  • Advocacy groups plan day of protest against NSA surveillance

    A group of activist groups and Internet companies are planning a coordinated protest of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance on Feb. 11, with the hope that millions of people will join them.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Jan. 14 17:21
  • Aaron's Law would revamp computer fraud penalties

    Two U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that would prevent the Department of Justice from prosecuting people for violating terms of service for Web-based products, website notices or employment agreements under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

    Written by Grant Gross20 June 13 20:13
  • NetChoice: California privacy bills are bad for Internet

    E-commerce trade group NetChoice takes aim at state legislation -- and at open access and privacy advocates -- in the newest list of bills it deems would be awful for the Internet.

    Written by Grant Gross16 May 13 16:55
Features about Aaron Swartz
  • The end of an extraordinary life: Aaron Swartz

    I had already submitted my last column when I heard about Aaron Swartz's death. Some might say that it's too late to comment on this story since the crowd has moved on, but it's never too late to write about someone you knew.

    Written by Scott Bradner18 Jan. 13 23:26