Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)


Mon July 29, 2013
The Two-Way

FBI: Operation Rescues 105 Sexually Exploited Children

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 12:13 pm

A screenshot from video of an FBI sting.

During a 72-hour operation that spanned 76 cities in the United States, the FBI says, agents rescued 105 sexually exploited children and apprehended 150 alleged pimps.

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Fri July 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Report: Feds Have Asked Web Firms For Users' Passwords

Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 1:09 pm


Thu July 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Report: Microsoft Helped NSA, FBI Get Around Encryption

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 3:53 am

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces Microsoft's purchase of Skype in 2011, in San Francisco.
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The latest in The Guardian's series of reports on secret U.S. electronic surveillance efforts claims to detail the extent of Microsoft's cooperation with the National Security Agency, with the tech giant reportedly allowing agents to circumvent its own encryption system to spy on email and chats, as well as its cloud-based storage service.

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Mon June 24, 2013


Fri June 21, 2013
The Two-Way

James Comey Nominated To Be New FBI Director

Originally published on Fri June 21, 2013 1:16 pm

President Obama speaks Friday during a news conference to announce his nomination of James Comey to become FBI director.
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President Obama has formally nominated James Comey, a registered Republican and former Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, to become the next FBI director. If he's confirmed by the Senate, Comey will replace outgoing director Robert Mueller, who has held the post since 2001.

Comey is best-known for his actions in 2004 when he rushed to the hospital bedside of Attorney General John Ashcroft to keep Bush aides from reauthorizing a warrantless-wiretapping program. Comey has described the incident as the most difficult night of his career.

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