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Microsoft asks Holder to ease gag on NSA program

REDMOND, Wash. Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to personally review a gag order that prevents the company and others from further discussing secret national security requests for customer emails, Skype calls and documents stored on its servers.

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Megaupload founder hints of site reboot

The return of MegaUpload is near, according to the service's founder, Kim Dotcom. "Quick update on the new Mega: Code 90% done," Dotcom recently said on Twitter. "Servers on the way. Lawyers, Partners & Investors ready. Be patient. It's coming."

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Skype Promises That They’re Not Spying On You

Skype has been in the news more often the past few weeks thanks to some rumors that Microsoft is now using the service to spy on users. It all started with some rumor mongering that their upgrade to Linux servers

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Amazon aims new rentable servers at app developers

Amazon Web Services introduces new local SSD-backed servers in effort to lure developers to its cloud storage.

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WikiLeaks to Reveal E-Mails from Inside Private 'Shadow CIA'

Global anti-privacy organization Wikileaks announced Sunday night it would be releasing over five million emails hacked from the servers of a private intelligence newsletter publisher that's been called a "shadow CIA" by others.

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Authorities prepare to close down DNSChanger servers, recommend DNS repair tool

German authorities are advising victims of DNSChanger Trojan programs to fix their computers' Domain Name System settings using a free tool developed by antivirus company Avira, because the servers resolving DNS queries on their behalf will be closed down on March 8.

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