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IRS deal cools debate about online services

The agreement also should increase the number of people who file taxes online, which benefits the IRS

Squeezing out the sparks

CIA to invest millions in developing software to sift through digital data

NASA tech chief defines new mission

NASA's acting chief information officer plans a dramatic overhaul of the space agency's computer architecture

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Rethinking citizen services

New GSA office wrestles with changing nature of interaction with the public

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IRS makes online tax prep deal

The IRS has agreed to stay out of the online tax preparation business in exchange for promise of free service to some taxpayers

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eBay delivers e-stamp customers

Online auctions spur business for USPS' PC stamp service

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Ashcroft: No central database for citizen tips

Amid growing concern over Operation TIPS the attorney general said that reports of suspicious activity would not be retained in a central database

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Rep. Smith sounds cyberalarm

There is a 50 percent chance that the next time al Qaeda terrorists strike the U.S., it will include a cyberattack, Rep. Lamar Smith warned

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Privacy still a priority, officials say

High-tech identification systems won't be allowed to undercut civil liberties, the CIO at the Office of Homeland Security said

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Ashcroft offers TIPS assurances

Attorney general says reports of suspicious activity will not be retained in a central database

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Al Qaeda cyber alarm sounded

Congressman warns that there is a 50 percent chance that the next terror strike will include a cyberattack

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Official: Security won't hurt privacy

Office of Homeland Security CIO says high-tech identification systems won't be allowed to undercut civil liberties

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FirstGov among 50 most useful

Yahoo Internet Life magazine includes the government Web portal among the '50 Most Incredibly Useful Web Sites'

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FBI: Accelerated IT plan not realistic

The FBI has abandoned plans to complete an overhaul of its antiquated computer systems by December

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USPS improves online postage

The Postal Service is rolling out an even easier version of PC Postage called NetStamps

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FBI fingers problem system

The IDENT database of more than 4.5 million foreign visitors' fingerprints is likely to prove troublesome

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Strategy sets off privacy alerts

Some worry that data collection and automated analysis will enable the government to intrude into private lives

A new line of inquiry

Pursuit of better search technology leads to Guided Navigation

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FBI's Trilogy progress slow

It will take until 2004 to install the systems and software that enable agents to share information and easily search databases

FirstGov opens storefront

A newly organized shopping gateway debuts on the federal government's Internet portal

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