Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Tuesday February 20, 2018 @09:02AM Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election
Monday February 19, 2018 @02:35PM Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:37AM US's Greatest Vulnerability is Ignoring the Cyber Threats From Our Adversaries, Foreign Policy Expert Says
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:56PM Labor Board Says Google Could Fire James Damore For Anti-Diversity Memo
Friday February 16, 2018 @04:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @09:00AM Two Years After FBI vs Apple, Encryption Debate Remains
Thursday February 15, 2018 @10:15AM UK Blames Russia For Cyber Attack, Says Won't Tolerate Disruption
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @04:20PM FBI, CIA, and NSA: Don't Use Huawei Phones
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @10:22AM Kaspersky Lab Sues Over Second Federal Ban
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:58PM Trump Administration Wants To Fire 248 Forecasters At the National Weather Service
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @12:29PM Bill Gates: Tech Companies Inviting Government Intervention
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @11:11AM US Senators Voice Concern Over Chinese Access To Intellectual Property
Monday February 12, 2018 @08:01PM Comcast Sues Vermont Over Conditions On New License Requiring the Company To Expand Its Network
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:01PM Trump's New Infrastructure Plan Calls For Selling Off Two Airports
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:45PM Daylight Saving Time Isn't Worth It, European Parliament Members Say
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:51PM The Trump Administration is Moving To Privatize the International Space Station: Report
Sunday February 11, 2018 @10:43AM Facebook 'Likes' Are a Powerful Tool For Authoritarian Rulers, Court Petition Says
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:05PM There Are Ajit Pai 'Verizon Puppet' Jokes That the FCC Doesn't Want You To Read
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:21AM US Transportation Department Calls For 'Summit' On Autonomous Cars
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:58AM Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture
Friday February 09, 2018 @04:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:58PM Arizona Introduces Bill That Would Allow Residents To Pay Taxes In Bitcoin
Thursday February 08, 2018 @04:27PM Detroit Quietly Bans Airbnb
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @04:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @11:18AM Meet the Tiny Startup That Sells IPhone and Android Zero Days To Governments
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @10:50PM Senate Cryptocurrency Hearing Strikes a Cautiously Optimistic Tone
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:54PM FCC Report Claims Broken Broadband Market Has Been Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @04:49PM New Jersey Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order
Monday February 05, 2018 @12:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Saturday February 03, 2018 @03:12PM Wells Fargo Hit With 'Unprecedented' Punishment Over Fake Accounts
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:33PM Hawaii Missile Alert Worker Fired, Will Sue State for Defamation
Friday February 02, 2018 @07:43PM Investigators Crack DB Cooper Code, Identify Suspect With Possible CIA Connections
Friday February 02, 2018 @06:31PM India Rejects Cryptocurrency, But It Isn't Giving Up On Blockchain
Friday February 02, 2018 @05:51PM Bicyclist Protests Net Neutrality By Slowing Traffic Outside the FCC Building
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:08PM GOP Memo Criticizing FBI Surveillance is Released
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:05PM White House Seeks 72 Percent Cut To Clean Energy Research
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @04:17PM Ford Patents Driverless Police Car That Ambushes Lawbreakers Using AI
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @04:05PM Tesla Pushes Even More States To Upend Auto Dealer-Friendly Laws
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @09:04AM Apple: We Would Never Degrade the iPhone Experience To Get Users To Buy New Phones
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @08:17PM US Regulators To Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @03:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:16PM Pentagon Reviews GPS Policies After Fitness Trackers Reveal Locations
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Sunday January 28, 2018 @09:24PM Trump Team Considers Nationalizing America's 5G Network
Sunday January 28, 2018 @01:27PM Russian Trolls Created Facebook Events Seen By More Than 300,000 Users
Sunday January 28, 2018 @12:29AM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Saturday January 27, 2018 @08:51PM A Single Line of Computer Code Put Thousands of Innocent Turks in Jail
Saturday January 27, 2018 @08:03PM WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Asks UK Judge to Drop His Arrest Warrant
Saturday January 27, 2018 @04:22PM Uber CEO Urges 'Portable Benefits' for Gig Economy Workers
Friday January 26, 2018 @10:47PM A 15-Year-Old Convinced Verizon He Was the Head of the CIA
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:18PM Montana To FCC: You Can't Stop Us From Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:11PM ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:05PM Facebook Should Be 'Regulated Like Cigarette Industry', Salesforce CEO Says
Friday January 26, 2018 @10:14AM Washington Bill Makes It Illegal To Sell Gadgets Without Replaceable Batteries
Thursday January 25, 2018 @04:10PM The Legislative Fight Over Loot Boxes Expands To Washington State
Thursday January 25, 2018 @02:38PM Tech Firms Let Russia Probe Software Widely Used by US Government
Thursday January 25, 2018 @12:52PM San Jose Mayor Quits FCC Advisory Committee, Says It is Dealing ISPs a 'Very Favorable Hand'
Thursday January 25, 2018 @11:01AM Senator Asks FBI Director To Justify His 'Ill-Informed' Policy Proposal For Encryption
Thursday January 25, 2018 @10:06AM UK PM Seeks 'Safe and Ethical' Artificial Intelligence
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @11:55PM Trump Administration Wants To End NASA Funding For ISS By 2025
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:52PM Kim Dotcom Sues New Zealand For $6.8 Billion In Damages Over Erroneous Arrest
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:39PM New York Governor Signs Executive Order To Keep Net Neutrality Rules After FCC's Repeal
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @02:30PM Net Neutrality Comment Fraud Will Be Investigated By Government
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @10:55AM NSA Deletes 'Honesty' and 'Openness' From Core Values
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:42AM Ecuador is Fighting Crime Using Chinese Surveillance Technology
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @09:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:51PM Trump Administration Approves Tariffs of 30 Percent On Imported Solar Panels
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:47PM Montana Becomes First State To Implement Net Neutrality After FCC Repeal
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:09PM China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials
Sunday January 21, 2018 @07:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Sunday January 21, 2018 @03:52PM Microsoft Fights Search Warrants for Overseas Emails in the Supreme Court
Sunday January 21, 2018 @11:53AM iPhone X Purchase Leads To Police, Battering Ram, and Handcuffs
Saturday January 20, 2018 @03:26AM 'New California' Movement Wants To Create a 51st State
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:38AM What a Government Shutdown Will Mean For NASA and SpaceX
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:35PM Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Admit Broadband Competition Is a Problem
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @04:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:57PM Amazon Won't Say If It Hands Your Echo Data To the Government
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:57PM LAPD Is Not Using the Electric BMWs It Announced In 2016
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:53PM America's Fastest Spy Plane May Be Back -- And Hypersonic
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:34PM Lawsuit Filed By 22 State Attorneys General Seeks To Block Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:21PM Bitcoin Plunges Below $12,000 To Six-Week Low Over Crackdown Fears
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:47PM France Says 'Au Revoir' to the Word 'Smartphone'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @11:28AM US Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Cut Commercial Ties With Huawei and Oppose China Mobile Citing National Security Concerns
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:32PM Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:47AM Cryptocurrency Traders in South Korea Face Fines For Virtual Accounts
Monday January 15, 2018 @10:32AM Why Uber Can Find You but 911 Can't
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:09AM The Tech Failings of Hawaii's Missile Alert
Sunday January 14, 2018 @11:15PM City of Barcelona Dumps Windows For Linux and Open Source Software
Sunday January 14, 2018 @10:56PM California Will Close Its Last Nuclear Power Plant
Sunday January 14, 2018 @05:10PM How Millions of Iranians Are Evading Internet Censors
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:26PM Chelsea Manning Files to Run for U.S. Senate in Maryland
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:14PM Fake 'Inbound Missile' Alert Sent To Every Cellphone in Hawaii
Saturday January 13, 2018 @05:30AM Is Finland's Universal Basic Income Trial Too Good To Be True?
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:58PM Will Facial Recognition in China Lead To Total Surveillance?
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:34PM Many US States Propose Their Own Laws Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:04PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Use Computers To Make Elections Better?
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:47PM US Supreme Court Will Revisit Ruling On Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:33PM Apple's China iCloud Data Migration Sweeps Up International User Accounts
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:26PM FCC Undoing Rules That Make It Easier For Small ISPs To Compete With Big Telecom
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:55PM South Korea Plans To Ban Cryptocurrency Trading
Thursday January 11, 2018 @12:24PM House Passes Bill To Renew NSA Internet Spying Tool
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:50AM Uber Used Another Secret Software To Evade Police, Report Says
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:08PM FCC Plan To Lower Broadband Standards Is Met With 'Mobile Only Challenge'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:42AM Senator Wants Apple To Answer Questions on Slowing iPhones
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:04PM Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:27PM AT&T and Comcast Finalize Court Victory Over Nashville and Google Fiber
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:17PM Senate Bill to Block Net Neutrality Repeal Now Has 40 Co-Sponsors
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:18AM Snowden Joins Outcry Against World's Biggest Biometric Database
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:10PM Senate Will Force Vote On Overturning Net Neutrality Repeal
Monday January 08, 2018 @02:59PM After Iceland and Germany, Now France Declares War on the Gender Wage Gap
Sunday January 07, 2018 @08:29PM SpaceX Completes First Launch of 2018: Secretive 'Zuma' Spacecraft
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:00PM Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
Friday January 05, 2018 @01:12PM What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @07:16PM The FCC Is Preparing To Weaken the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:21PM After Beating Cable Lobby, Colorado City Moves Ahead With Muni Broadband
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:14PM The FCC Is Still Tweaking Its Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @11:10AM Big Tech and Democracy Need To Work Together, Microsoft Executives Say
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:22PM Congo Shuts Down Internet Services 'Indefinitely'
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Saturday December 30, 2017 @09:20PM Iran Cuts Internet Access and Threatens Telegram Following Mass Protests
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:40PM Russia Is Accusing the US of 'Direct Interference' In Its Elections
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @03:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @01:00PM Net Neutrality Complaints Rise Amid FCC Repeal
Saturday December 23, 2017 @08:00PM 12 Days In Xinjiang - China's Surveillance State
Saturday December 23, 2017 @06:01PM Russian Submarines are 'Prowling Around' Undersea Internet Cables
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:01AM 65% of Washington DC's Outdoor Surveillance Cameras Infiltrated by Romanian Hackers
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:16PM Republican's 'Net Neutrality' Proposal Called 'Bait and Switch'
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:14PM Can the FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Decision Be Overturned in Congress?
Friday December 22, 2017 @06:50PM Lithuania Calls On EU To Stop Adjusting Clocks For Daylight Savings
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @08:16PM Republican Lawmaker Introduces Net Neutrality Legislation
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:49PM The White House Is Temporarily Shutting Down Its Petition Website
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @09:38AM New York City Moves To Create Accountability For Algorithms
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:12PM Venezuela Will Force Bitcoin Miners To Register With the Government
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:00PM Internal FCC Report Shows Republican Net Neutrality Narrative Is False
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Monday December 18, 2017 @03:43PM 'There Will Be a [Senate] Vote' To Reinstate Net Neutrality, Schumer Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @12:43PM Ban Sale of Mini Mobiles, Says Justice Minister
Sunday December 17, 2017 @07:49PM Ajit Pai Taunts Net Neutrality Critics. Mark Hamill Taunts Ajit Pai
Saturday December 16, 2017 @06:05PM The US Military Admits It Spent $22 Million Investigating UFOs
Saturday December 16, 2017 @03:38PM Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Plus 1.8 Billion Photos -- Leads to 567 Arrests in China
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:26PM ISPs Won't Promise To Treat All Traffic Equally After Net Neutrality
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:39PM Lawmakers Are Fighting For Net Neutrality
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:54AM No Matter What Happens With Net Neutrality, an Open Internet Isn't Going Anywhere, Says Former FCC Chairman
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:37PM What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean?
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:44PM Trump Signs Law Forcing Drone Users To Register With Government
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:37PM SEC Shuts Down Munchee ICO
Monday December 11, 2017 @11:44PM 129 Million Americans Can Only Get Internet Service From Companies That Have Violated Net Neutrality
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:20PM France To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools
Monday December 11, 2017 @03:54PM President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:13AM German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyberspying
Saturday December 09, 2017 @08:58PM Touting Government/Industry 'Partnership' on Security Practices, NIST Drafts Cybersecurity Framework Update
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:37PM FCC Refuses Records For Investigation Into Fake Net Neutrality Comments
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:15PM Autocratic Governments Can Now 'Buy Their Own NSA'
Saturday December 09, 2017 @12:45AM "The FCC Still Doesn't Know How the Internet Works"
Thursday December 07, 2017 @03:44PM Volkswagen Executive Sentenced To Maximum Prison Term For His Role In Dieselgate
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @08:15PM FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:12AM 'We Could Fund a Universal Basic Income With the Data We Give Away To Facebook and Google'
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:44PM Feds Shut Down Allegedly Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Offering
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:39PM Apple, Google CEOs Bring Star Power as China Promotes Censorship
Sunday December 03, 2017 @07:31PM How 'Grinch Bots' Are Ruining Online Christmas Shopping
Saturday December 02, 2017 @05:50PM Shouting 'Pay Your Taxes', Activists Occupy Apple Stores in France
Saturday December 02, 2017 @02:44AM Drone Pilot Arrested After Flying Over Two Stadiums, Dropping Leaflets
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:03PM Tesla Proves To Be Too Pricey For Germany, Loses Tax Subsidies
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:17PM Was Your Name Stolen To Support Killing Net Neutrality?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:04PM Coinbase Ordered To Report 14,355 Users To the IRS
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @05:08PM EPA Confirms Tesla's Model 3 Has a Range of 310 Miles
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:39PM A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards