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    September 3, 2014  

    As online hacking becomes more common, interest in the individuals and groups behind such cyber attacks rises. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with David Kushner of The New Yorker on the origins of one of the most infamous hacking groups, “Anonymous.” Continue reading

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    March 24, 2014  

    The Commerce Department recently announced it would give up oversight of ICANN, the California nonprofit that manages the unique domains of the world’s websites and email servers. There’s been international pressure to make the change, especially in light of revelations about NSA surveillance. Vint Cerf of Google and Randolph May of the Free State Foundation join Judy Woodruff to offer debate. Continue reading

  • May 14, 2013   BY Tom LeGro 

    At the Internet Cat Video Festival in Oakland, Calif., around 6,000 people gathered on a late spring afternoon to celebrate all things feline and to watch nearly 70 minutes of hilarious cat web videos projected on a 10-story building after the sun went down. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2013  

    Internet television service Aereo uses free signals from local stations and streams content online for a small fee. But several traditional broadcast companies, including PBS, Fox and CBS, have sued Aereo over copyright violations. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the details with The Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2013  

    A dispute between an online company that sends spam emails and a company trying to mitigate spam has led to the one of the largest reporter cyber attacks in history, creating slow access to websites like Netflix and others around the world. Hari Sreenivasan talks over the case with Nicole Perlroth of the New York Times. Continue reading

  • March 23, 2012  

    New guidelines allow the National Counterterrorism Center to keep and analyze information gathered about Americans or U.S. residents for much longer, according to a statement released Thursday. Margaret Warner discusses expanded intelligence access with former Center head Michael Leiter and author James Bamford. Continue reading

  • March 1, 2012  

    Google’s sweeping new privacy policy took effect Thursday, stirring concern among many state attorneys general who have called it an invasion of privacy. The company said the move would allow it to personalize information for customers and streamline privacy measures. Jeffrey Brown and guests examine the new policy’s effects. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2012  

    Full-time public cyber schools are now an option in 30 states, allowing some 250,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade to press buttons to raise their hands and message their teachers. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television reports from Pennsylvania where the demand for online charter schools is high. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2012  

    ICANN, the company that assigns what are called domain names for the Web is making a big change and rolling out a program to dramatically increase the number and kind of names available. However, that could prove to be a costly endeavor for some businesses. Ray Suarez leads a debate over the effects of the new rules. Continue reading

  • November 21, 2011  

    In “Worm: The First Digital World War,” journalist Mark Bowden chronicles computer security experts’ campaign to detect and defeat a sophisticated new computer worm. Margret Warner and Bowden discuss the Conficker worm, which was first detected in 2008 and ultimately invaded at least 12 million computers worldwide. Continue reading

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