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April 15, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Brad Smith, Rep. Suzan DelBene, and ACLU rep discuss NSA and privacy

Reining in the National Security Agency, keeping laws and civil rights protections up to date with the digital era, and the tension between national security and personal privacy were among the topics of a panel discussion held this morning at the University of Washington School of Law.

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina; Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel; and Gabe Rottman, national office legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union, participated in the panel moderated by UW Law Professor William Covington.


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April 8, 2014 at 10:12 AM

Support for Windows XP ends; Windows 8.1 Update begins

The day is finally upon us — the one that Microsoft has been issuing warnings about for more than a year: Today, more than a decade after its launch, Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP. That means the company will no longer issue security updates, fixes and content updates nor offer technical support. The company…


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