Internet

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Ask Asa: Protecting Your Computer From The Doomsday Program

Federal investigators recently told CBS 2’s Asa Aarons that a dangerous program that has been set loose on the Internet could be waiting to pounce on hard drives around America.

04/24/2012

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FBI: Some Americans Could Lose Internet Access In July

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

04/21/2012

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Sen Schumer Calls On Justice Department To Launch Facebook Probe

Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.

03/25/2012

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Internet Security Experts Warn Of Social Media Dangers This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for sharing, but when it comes to social networking, some people may share too much about their whereabouts and the gifts they’ll give.

12/05/2011

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7 Charged In $14 Million Internet Ad Fraud Case

Federal authorities say a crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent profits.

11/09/2011

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Anti-Defamation League: Anti-Semitism On The Rise In America

Abe Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, says the amount of anti-Semitism is rising in America. A new survey by the ADL shows 40 million Americans are infected with serious anti-Semitism.

11/04/2011

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Connecticut To Press Amazon To Collect State Sales Tax

The state could expect up to $9.4 million a year in additional revenue if remote sellers, including Amazon, complied with the new law, according to an estimate by the General Assembly’s Office of Fiscal Analysis.

10/09/2011

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Major Child Porn Bust Made In Passaic County

Authorities have arrested 14 suspects ranging in age from 16 to 52-years-old in a major child pornography bust in New Jersey.

09/27/2011

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New York City Women Seeking Sugar Daddies After College?

What happens when economic desperation is combined with youth and the internet?

08/09/2011

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Summit Considers Ban On Posting Photos Of Schoolchildren Online

Not every parent wants a picture or video of their child or children posted online.

06/20/2011

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Scott Pelley Starts On CBS Evening News On Monday

A new era begins at CBS News on Monday, June 6, 2011.

06/03/2011

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Facebook Unveils Family Safety Center To Fight Bullying, Privacy Concerns

Some much-needed tech support has come to Facebook for concerned parents. If you have questions or concerns about keeping your teens safe from cyber bullies, there are new online tools to help.

04/20/2011

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Internet Fuels Drop In Recycling On Long Island

In the last ten years, the recycling rate has has gone from 29 percent to 24 percent on Long Island.

04/20/2011

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Connecticut Attorney General Pushes To Criminalize Cyber Bullying

Right now, if a bully who targets kids on the internet is caught, he or she would likely be charged with a misdemeanor – breach of peace or, perhaps, harassment.

03/21/2011

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NJ Panel Advances Internet Lottery Ticket Plan

Proponents say it’s not yet clear how long it would take to establish an electronic ticket buying system, noting that many issues would have to be addressed.

12/19/2010

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