Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:13PM President Obama Unveils $19 Billion Plan To Overhaul U.S. Cybersecurity
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:57AM Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs: "The Science is Settled."
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @08:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:57PM Sen. Blumenthal Demands Lifting of IT 'Gag' Order
Monday February 08, 2016 @09:08AM India Blocks Facebook's Free Basics Internet Service
Monday February 08, 2016 @08:45AM Hackers Leak DHS Staff Directory, Claim FBI Is Next
Sunday February 07, 2016 @05:30PM North Korea Accused of Testing an ICBM With Missile Launch Into Space
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:37AM Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen
Friday February 05, 2016 @09:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Friday February 05, 2016 @01:23AM Free State Project Reaches Goal of 20,000 Signups
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:41PM Everything You Need To Know About the Big New Data-Privacy Bill In Congress
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:03AM IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:29AM Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:50AM Senators Blast Comcast, Other Cable Firms For "Unfair Billing Practices"
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @02:58PM MIT Inches Closer To ARC Reactor Despite Losing Federal Funding
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:56PM Journalist Claims Secret US Flight 'To Capture Snowden' Overflew Scottish Airspace
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @05:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @01:01AM NSA Hacker Chief Explains How To Keep Him Out of Your System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:54PM Air Force Firewall Now Designated a Weapons System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @04:56PM A Legal Name Change Puts 'None of the Above' On Canadian Ballot
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:41PM US Gov't Confirms Clinton Emails Contained Top-Secret Information
Friday January 29, 2016 @08:56PM Europe Now Has Its Own "Most Wanted Fugitives" Web Page
Friday January 29, 2016 @06:48PM Cable Lobby Steams Up Over FCC Set-Top Box Competition Plan
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:41AM Canadian Government Lobbies Europe To Pass CETA
Thursday January 28, 2016 @04:30PM Satellite Failure Behind GPS Timing Anomaly
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Thursday January 28, 2016 @10:52AM OSINT Analysis of Militia Communications, Equipment and Frequencies
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:38AM Pakistan Orders ISPs To Block Over 400k Porn Websites
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:38PM Filmmaker Forces Censors To Watch 10-Hour Movie of Paint Drying
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:11AM Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data"
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:51PM How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City?
Friday January 22, 2016 @11:03PM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:14PM Backdoor Account Found on Devices Used by White House, US Military
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:13PM Backdoor Account Found On Devices Used By White House, US Military
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Friday January 15, 2016 @08:30PM The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:47PM TSA hiring unpaid social media experts to run its @ASKTSA twitter account
Thursday January 14, 2016 @02:29PM Kentucky considering banning some social media comments
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @10:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:15PM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @08:35AM French Conservatives Push Law To Ban Strong Encryption
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:32AM Crypto Guru David Chaum's Private Communications Network Comes With a Backdoor
Saturday January 09, 2016 @05:25PM How We Know North Korea Didn't Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb
Friday January 08, 2016 @01:58PM The US Gov't Could Become the Biggest Customer for Smart Guns
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:10AM South Korea To Restart Propaganda Loudspeakers Along Border
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:35AM Russia Cancels All Moon Missions Till 2025
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @01:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:37AM NASA Uncertain How To Proceed In Developing Deep Space Module
Sunday December 27, 2015 @06:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Sunday December 27, 2015 @01:06PM North Korea's Operating System Analyzed
Sunday December 27, 2015 @08:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Saturday December 26, 2015 @06:43PM Dissecting a $231 Million High-Tech Boondoggle
Saturday December 26, 2015 @05:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Thursday December 24, 2015 @02:16PM Investigation Into Security Director Who Hacked the Lottery Expands
Thursday December 24, 2015 @08:57AM US Stops British Muslim Family From Boarding Flight To Visit Disneyland
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @02:18PM Motion filed in 1st Circuit to enjoin TSA's new mandatory "AIT" screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:19PM DHS's Ongoing Drone Boondoggle
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:40PM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Monday December 14, 2015 @01:23AM North Carolina Town Defeats Big Solar's Plan To Suck Up the Sun
Sunday December 13, 2015 @06:22PM Why Governments Lie About Encryption Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:09PM WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @02:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Saturday December 12, 2015 @02:31PM Paris Climate Deal Adopted
Saturday December 12, 2015 @09:26AM Anonymous Goes After Donald Trump
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:25AM France Will Not Ban Wi-Fi Or Tor, Prime Minister Says
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:07AM UK's National Crime Agency Publishes Crazy Cyber-Crime Warning Signs
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:02AM Top Democratic Senator Will Seek Legislation To "Pierce" Through Encryption
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:42AM Theremin's Bug Let Soviets Spy On USA For More Than 7 Years
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:29AM Choose a Better Train With Web Scraping
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:51AM In Kazakhstan, the Internet Backdoors You
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:04AM Donald Trump: America Should Consider "Closing the Internet Up In Some Way"
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:04PM NASA 'Moving On' From Low-Earth Orbit
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:41PM DHS Offering Free Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:49AM FDA Signs Off On Genetically Modified Salmon Without Labeling
Saturday November 21, 2015 @01:24PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Saturday November 21, 2015 @07:48AM Ex-CIA Director Says Snowden Should Be 'Hanged' For Paris Attacks
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:32AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:17AM Georgia Gives Personal Data of 6 Million Voters To Georgia GunOwner Magazine
Sunday November 15, 2015 @12:25PM FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:22AM Brazilian Army Gets Hacked After Allegations of Cheating In Security Cyber-Games
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:33AM Broadband Bills Will Have To Increase To Pay For Snooper's Charter, MPs Warned
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:18AM In Ireland, All RC and Drones Over 1kg To Be Registered
Monday November 09, 2015 @01:07PM US Spends $1bn Over a Decade Trying To Digitize Immigration Forms, Just 1 Is Online
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:38PM Canada Reinstates Mandatory Census, To Delight of Social Scientists
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:27PM Federal Prison System Wants Anti-Drone Technology
Thursday November 05, 2015 @05:32PM "Unsecured Memory Card" Prompts Election Fraud Investigation In Georgia
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:27AM Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership Released (Officially, This Time)
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:46AM UK and US Suspect That ISIS Bomb Took Down Flight 9268
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:56AM Feds Have a Plan For Catastrophic Solar Flares
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @04:25PM Finland Begins To Shape Basic Income Proposal
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:21PM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Journalist's Laptop Against a Police Search?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:34AM Pentagon Picks Northrop Grumman For Next Gen Bomber
Thursday October 29, 2015 @10:04AM China Ends One-Child Policy
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:40AM Military Blimp Breaks Free and Drifts Over the Mid-Atlantic Trailing Tether
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @10:47AM Are Car Dealers a Business Worth Keeping?
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @09:49AM We Should Thank Volkswagen For Cheating
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Friday October 23, 2015 @07:42PM Full Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Analyzed
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @02:05PM Security Researchers Face Revenge of Spy Agencies
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:22PM Getting Over Getting Over Uber: Tim O'Reilly Does the Math
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:45AM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:12AM UCF Researchers Perform World's First Automated Mass-Crowd Count
Thursday October 15, 2015 @07:19AM Big Data Attempts To Find Meaning In 40 Years of UK Political Debate
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @07:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12PM Selected Provisions: TPP, CETA, and TiSA Trade Agreements
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:36AM UberX Runs Into Trouble In Australia With NSW Suspending Vehicle Registration
Monday September 28, 2015 @07:27AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Saturday September 26, 2015 @03:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Saturday September 26, 2015 @09:38AM FTC Begins Investigating Google For Antitrust Violations Over "Home Screen Advantage"
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:49PM GCHQ Tried To Track Web Visits of "Every Visible User On Internet"
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:27AM Legislation Requiring Tech Industry To Report Terrorist Activity Dropped
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @09:31PM Veteran FBI Employee Accused of Trying To Beat Polygraph, Suspended Without Pay
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:58AM Delete, Dump and Destroy: Canada's Government Data Severely Compromised
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:36AM UK Govt's Expensive Mobile Coverage Project Builds Just 8 Masts In 4 Years
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:32AM The Campaign To Get Every American Free Money, Every Year
Thursday September 17, 2015 @07:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:34AM Italian Military To Switch To LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:36AM Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @12:34PM Democratizing the Maker Movement
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:47AM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:24AM Where the Tech Industry's Political Donations Are Going
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:21PM CenturyLink Takes $3B In Subsidies For Building Out Rural Broadband
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 30, 2015 @07:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Saturday August 29, 2015 @01:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Friday August 28, 2015 @06:27PM Croatian Party Advocates Government Adoption of Open Source
Friday August 28, 2015 @10:27AM Croatian party advocates government adoption of open source
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @12:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:21AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Monday August 24, 2015 @05:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Monday August 24, 2015 @12:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:38PM Judge Orders State Dept, FBI To Expand Clinton Email Server Probe
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:36AM F-35 Might Be Outperformed By Fourth-Generation Fighters
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:17PM London Deploys Cycle Superhighways Despite "Old Men In Limos"
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Thursday August 13, 2015 @06:43AM Lawrence Lessig Wants To Run For President So He Can Resign
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Thursday August 06, 2015 @02:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:36AM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Thursday August 06, 2015 @10:59AM U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Friday July 31, 2015 @05:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:41PM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:55AM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:45AM Hillary Clinton Takes Aim At 'Gig Economy'
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Sunday July 12, 2015 @09:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @08:36AM FTC Officials Looking Into Apple's Streaming Business Model, Say Sources
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:03PM Amnesty International Seeks Explanation For 'Absolutely Shocking' Surveillance
Friday July 10, 2015 @03:12PM Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads