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In a first, appeals court raises privacy questions over government searches for Americans’ emails

The government’s warrantless collection of emails and other Internet data for national security purposes is lawful, but searching that information for Americans’ communications raises constitutional privacy questions, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday. At issue is an ...

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A federal judge in D.C. hit ‘reply all,’ and now there’s a formal question about his decorum

WASHINGTON – A clash between judges on two important federal courts in Washington has created an early, unusual test of new rules intended to make sure courthouses across the country are civil, harassment-free workplaces. And it’s exposed the perils of ...

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Judge: U.S. warrant can reach email in Ireland

NEW YORK — U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business ...

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Who gets online accounts after you die?

WASHINGTON — You’ve probably decided who gets the house or that family heirloom up in the attic when you die. But what about your email account and all those photos stored online? Grieving relatives might want access for sentimental reasons, ...

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Cuomo says he doesn’t use email for business

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he doesn’t use a state email account or his private email for state business. Instead, a spokesman says he uses a PIN messaging system from his BlackBerry cellphone that leaves no record of the ...

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Suit says FDA monitored staffers’ private email

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Current and former Food and Drug Administration officials say in a lawsuit that the agency secretly monitored their private email after they raised concerns that approved medical devices might risk public safety. The doctors and scientists who ...

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US investigating Google claim of China hacking

LONDON — Authorities in the United States are investigating a Google claim that hackers in China stole email details of senior U.S. government officials — an issue that illustrates the problem of attribution in cyberspace, the coordinator for cyber issues at the U.S. State Department said Thursday.

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Banks offer cash transfers to cell number, email

WASHINGTON — Three of the nation's four largest banks are launching a system that lets customers transfer money from their checking accounts using only a mobile number or e-mail address. The banks say the service, called clearXchange ...

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Redistricting panel to accept emails

The Legislative Redistricting Commission is accepting written comments via email regarding the upcoming redistricting process. “Our goal in this process is to make contributing to the conversation regarding legislative redistricting as convenient as possible,” said ...

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