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Obama launches financial sanctions for cyber attackers 
Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Describes cyber crime "national emergency".
 
Govt commits $180m to Defence satellite upgrade 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
New terminals connect into US SATCOMMS network.
 
British spies boast ability to intercept Skype calls 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Black ops bag of tricks doesn't impress analyst.
 
Expansion of mass FBI biometrics database raises concerns 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Facial recognition of innocent people.
 
US senator sues Obama govt over NSA spying 
Feb 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says activities violate privacy rights.
 
DoS attack hits US federal court 
Jan 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Electronic filing, website affected.
 
NSA spying has minimal effect on stopping terrorism: report 
 
Obama to restructure the NSA 
Jan 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
But won't stop metadata collection.
 
US refusing to budge on TPP issues 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Singapore conclusion uncertain.
 
Secret US court approved NSA spying despite finding excesses 
Nov 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Given green light even after failures.
 
US govt website closures deny critical information 
 
US mulls infosec insurance for utilities 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
Barriers to adoption exist.
 
US considers cybersecurity insurance for utilities 
 
Snowden says NSA hacked Pacnet, Chinese telcos 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Whistleblower leaves Hong Kong.
 
NSA hacked Pacnet, Chinese telcos: Snowden 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Whistleblower leaves Hong Kong.
 
Bid to overhaul 'vague' US hacking law 
 
Changes sought to 'vague' US computer crime law 
 
China officially leads supercomputing race 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
Australia ranked 27th.
 
GIF is America's word of the year 
Nov 14, 2012 | Comment Now 
But file type doesn't rate a mention in Britain.
 
Sandy huffed, puffed but couldn't blow the Internet down 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 1, 2012 | Comment Now 
Opinion: The resilience of the internet provides one small consolation.
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