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Apr 24, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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President Obama chose the backdrop of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington to announce a new policy aimed at punishing countries that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online. He's signed an executive order specifically targeting the governments of Syria and Iran. The practice of using modern technology to gather data about citizens, though, is not limited to Syria or Iran -- it happens in countries all over the world, including the U.S. Also on the program, we eat some Tech Vegetables.

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White House targets nations that oppress using tech

Apr 24, 2012
President Obama has announced a new policy aimed at punishing countries like Syria and Iran that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online.

President Obama chose the backdrop of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington to announce a new policy aimed at punishing countries that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online. He’s signed an executive order specifically targeting the governments of Syria and Iran. The practice of using modern technology to gather data about citizens, though, is not limited to Syria or Iran — it happens in countries all over the world, including the U.S. Also on the program, we eat some Tech Vegetables.

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