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Microsoft founder Bill Gates says there must be a balance between fighting terrorism and protecting the public's privacy. (Getty Images)

Bill Gates: Not All Government Surveillance Is Bad

Microsoft founder says he’s confident his private phone calls are not tapped.

01/23/2014

Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.” (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Chief Microsoft Lawyer: Government Spying On Par With ‘Cyber Attacks, Sophisticated Malware’

Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.”

12/05/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in New York 30 November 2006. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

REPORT: Microsoft Helped NSA, FBI Spy On Users’ Emails And Skype Calls

Microsoft has reportedly worked closely with the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in intercepting users’ emails and Skype calls.

07/12/2013

Boots Riley of the hip-hop outfit The Coup (photo courtesy Anti Records)

The Coup’s Boots Riley Talks Funk, Domestic Espionage

The spirited frontman of the hip-hop ensemble The Coup talks to CBS Seattle ahead of the band’s June 14 show at the Crocodile.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2013