Oct 1, 2012

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A new report says the U.S. Justice Department allowed law enforcement agencies to examine more private data in 2010-2011 than in the entire previous decade. The kind of surveillance allowance isn't new -- but the kinds of data the government…

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A spike in government surveillance, and wine sales on Amazon

Oct 1, 2012
A new report says the U.S. Justice Department allowed law enforcement agencies to examine more private data in 2010-2011 than in the entire previous decade. And Amazon is planning online wine sales.

A new report says the U.S. Justice Department allowed law enforcement agencies to examine more private data in 2010-2011 than in the entire previous decade. The kind of surveillance allowance isn’t new — but the kinds of data the government is being allowed to pull has changed. And while digital technology has disrupted the old way of doing business for many industrites — like music and books — it’s taken a while with one near-essential, wine. But Amazon may try selling wine online, again.

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