Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Friday July 21, 2017 @01:54PM Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary After Objecting To Scaramucci Hire
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:52PM FTC Probing Allegations of Amazon's Deceptive Discounting
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:47PM AlphaBay Owner Used Email Address For Both AlphaBay and LinkedIn Profile.
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:07PM Judge Rules That Government Can Force Glassdoor To Unmask Anonymous Users Online
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:00PM Apple Flies Top Privacy Executives Into Australia To Lobby Against Proposed Encryption Laws
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Says It Has No Documentation of Cyberattack That It Claims Happened
Thursday July 20, 2017 @08:41AM US Ends Controversial Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @06:49PM US House Panel Approves Broad Proposal On Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @05:05PM Russia Is Investigating Fidget Spinners After Reports Claim They 'Zombify' Youth
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:00PM Telecom Lobbyists Downplayed 'Theoretical' Security Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @06:01PM The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:41PM Oregon Passes First Statewide Bicycle Tax In Nation
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:24PM FCC Refuses To Release Text of More Than 40,000 Net Neutrality Complaints
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:04PM Should We Ignore the South Carolina Election Hacking Story?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:13PM US Increases Number of H-2B Visas By 15,000
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:06PM Facial Recognition Could Be Coming To Police Body Cameras
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:19PM US To Create the Independent US Cyber Command, Split Off From NSA
Sunday July 16, 2017 @07:36PM Crypto-Bashing Prime Minister Argues The Laws Of Mathematics Don't Apply In Australia
Sunday July 16, 2017 @06:37PM Y Combinator Announces Funding For UBI-Supporting Political Candidates
Sunday July 16, 2017 @02:18AM Is Homeland Security's Face-Scanning At Airports An Unreasonable Search?
Saturday July 15, 2017 @10:58PM Are America's Non-Compete Laws Too Strict?
Saturday July 15, 2017 @08:24PM Elon Musk Warns Governors: Regulate AI Before It's 'Too Late'
Saturday July 15, 2017 @04:15PM WSJ Op-Ed: The Post Office Is Delivering Amazon's Packages Below Cost
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:46PM White House Releases Sensitive Personal Info From Voters Concerned About Privacy
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:16AM US Government Crackdown Threatens Kaspersky's American Dream
Friday July 14, 2017 @11:14PM Afghan Girls Robotics Team Allowed To Enter U.S. For Competition
Friday July 14, 2017 @09:44PM NATO Providing Cybersecurity Equipment To Ukraine
Friday July 14, 2017 @07:18PM American ISPS Are Now Fighting State Broadband Privacy Proposals
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:34PM Congress Seeks To Outlaw Cyber Intel Sharing With Russia
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:31PM Former Astronaut Julie Payette To Be Canada's Next Governor General
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:21PM Amazon Is Getting Too Big and the Government Is Talking About It
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @05:56PM 3 ISPs Have Spent $572 Million To Kill Net Neutrality Since 2008
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @04:08PM 'World's First Robot Lawyer' Now Available In All 50 States
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:47PM Kaspersky Lab Has Been Working With Russian Intelligence
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:07PM EFF's Latest Privacy Report Criticizes Amazon and WhatsApp Over Policies That 'Fall Short'
Monday July 10, 2017 @08:28PM Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves Income Tax For the Rich
Monday July 10, 2017 @05:58PM Newspapers To Bid For Antitrust Exemption To Tackle Google and Facebook
Monday July 10, 2017 @05:46PM Trump Proposes Joint 'Cyber Security Unit' With Russia, Then Quickly Backs Away From It
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:50PM Russians Now Need a Passport To Watch Pornhub
Monday July 10, 2017 @01:13PM Trump Administration Officially Delays 'Startup Visa' Rule
Sunday July 09, 2017 @11:18PM State Prison Officials Blame An Escape On Drones And Cellphones
Sunday July 09, 2017 @10:45PM Could Technology Companies Solve Traffic Congestion?
Sunday July 09, 2017 @08:18PM EU Prepares 'Right To Repair' Legislation To Fight Short Product Lifespans
Sunday July 09, 2017 @04:18PM Congressmen Propose a New Military Branch: The 'US Space Corps'
Sunday July 09, 2017 @01:05AM Group Files FCC Motion To Delay Net Neutrality Proceedings
Friday July 07, 2017 @10:16PM Airport Security Fails 17 Times Out of 18 In Minneapolis
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:55AM Germany Says Cyber Threat Greater Than Expected, More Firms Affected
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:55PM White House Could Use AT&T/Time Warner Deal As 'Leverage' Against CNN
Thursday July 06, 2017 @04:37PM YouTube Stars Defend Net Neutrality In Open Letter To the FCC
Thursday July 06, 2017 @02:04PM Russia Jails Hacker For Spilling Top Government Officials' Secrets
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:24AM Privacy Watchdog Sues Trump's Election Committee Over Voter Data
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:40PM Chicago To Make Future Plans a Graduation Requirement
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:17PM Mark Zuckerberg Doubles Down On Universal Basic Income, Calls It a 'Bipartisan Issue'
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @09:53AM Afghan Girl Roboticists Denied US Visas
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @09:09PM US Government Seeks To Intervene in Apple's EU Tax Appeal
Monday July 03, 2017 @10:47PM Court Blocks EPA Effort To Suspend Obama-Era Methane Rule
Monday July 03, 2017 @06:11PM Forced Arbitration Isn't 'Forced' Because No One Has To Buy Service, Says AT&T
Monday July 03, 2017 @05:07PM Norway To Ban the Use of Oil For Heating Buildings By 2020
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:11PM Now Any Florida Resident Can Challenge What Is Taught In Public Florida Schools
Monday July 03, 2017 @12:40PM Russia Behind Cyber-attack, Says Ukraine's Security Service
Monday July 03, 2017 @06:02AM US Lifts Laptop Restriction For Flights From Abu Dhabi
Monday July 03, 2017 @12:55AM Seattle Minimum Wage Study Has Serious Flaws
Sunday July 02, 2017 @07:33PM Should Kaspersky Lab Show Its Source Code To The US Government?
Sunday July 02, 2017 @05:26PM The US Considers A Remote Identification System For Drones
Saturday July 01, 2017 @06:41PM Central Bankers Warned Of Possible Economic 'Robocalypse'
Saturday July 01, 2017 @02:01PM The White House Now Has Zero Science Advisors
Saturday July 01, 2017 @10:58AM Large-Scale Study 'Shows Neonic Pesticides Harm Bees'
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:45PM NSA 'Traffic Shaping' Can Divert US Internet Traffic For Easier Monitoring
Friday June 30, 2017 @04:24PM With a Single Wiretap Order, US Authorities Listened In on 3.3 Million Phone Calls
Friday June 30, 2017 @06:30AM Despite Hacking Charges, US Tech Industry Fought To Keep Ties To Russia Spy Service
Thursday June 29, 2017 @06:35PM Tom Wheeler Defends Title II Rules, Accuses Pai of Helping Monopolists
Thursday June 29, 2017 @04:06PM Trump Picks Republican To Fill Empty Commissioner Seat At FCC
Thursday June 29, 2017 @01:52PM The Petya Ransomware Is Starting To Look Like a Cyberattack in Disguise
Thursday June 29, 2017 @10:54AM Hacks Raise Fear Over NSA's Hold on Cyberweapons
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:56AM US Senators Seek Military Ban on Kaspersky Lab Products Amid FBI Probe
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @05:48PM Mayors of 7,400 Cities Vow To Meet Obama's Climate Commitments
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:52PM US Imposes Stricter Security Screenings At Foreign Airports, But Won't Expand Laptop Ban Yet
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @01:15PM FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @11:40AM President Trump Attacks Amazon, Incorrectly Claiming That It Owns The Washington Post For Tax Purposes
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @08:42PM Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA's In-House Vending Machines
Monday June 26, 2017 @10:42AM Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal
Sunday June 25, 2017 @08:45PM Ohio Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Messages
Sunday June 25, 2017 @07:36PM Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets
Sunday June 25, 2017 @02:01PM Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight 'Terrorist Messaging'
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:54AM Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We're About To Find Out
Saturday June 24, 2017 @08:02PM How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website
Saturday June 24, 2017 @07:02PM Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.
Saturday June 24, 2017 @01:36PM UK Parliament Emails Closed After 'Sustained And Determined' Cyber-Attack
Saturday June 24, 2017 @02:03AM State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:50PM Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:32PM FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For 'Space Internet'
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:37PM Victims Aren't Reporting Ransomware Attacks, FBI Report Concludes
Thursday June 22, 2017 @11:30PM Trump Plans To Dismantle Obama-Era 'Startup Visa'
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:40PM The US Government Wants To Permanently Legalize the Right To Repair
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:23PM FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine On Florida Robocall Scammer
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:39PM South Korea Signs On To Build Full-Scale Hyperloop System
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:21PM Facial Recognition Is Coming To US Airports
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:56PM California May Restore Broadband Privacy Rules Killed By Congress and Trump
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @06:56PM Trump Promises a Federal Technology Overhaul To Save $1 Trillion
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:31PM Sweden Passes Bill To Become Carbon Neutral By 2045
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:40PM Tim Cook Told Trump Tech Employees Are 'Nervous' About Immigration
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:45PM Cable Lobby Tries To Stop State Investigations Into Slow Broadband
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:30PM Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families
Monday June 19, 2017 @11:20AM 198 Million Americans Hit By 'Largest Ever' Voter Records Leak
Sunday June 18, 2017 @01:29PM Louisville's Fiber Internet Expansion Opposed By Koch Brothers Group
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:17AM Snowden's Former Employer Under Criminal Investigation For Fraudulent Billing
Friday June 16, 2017 @10:39PM Pentagon Cyberweapons 'Disappointing' Against ISIS
Friday June 16, 2017 @07:07PM Air Force Budget Reveals How Much SpaceX Undercuts Launch Prices
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:59AM Putin Claims Russia Proposed a Cyber War Treaty In 2015 But the Obama Admin Ignored Them
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:04PM Six Companies Awarded $258 Million From US Government To Build Exascale Supercomputers
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:14PM CIA Created 'CherryBlossom' Toolkit For Hacking Hundreds of Routers Models
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:47PM Trump Orders Government To Stop Work On Y2K Bug, 17 Years Later
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:41PM eBay Urges Customers To Oppose Washington Internet Tax
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:59AM US Intelligence Agencies Tried To Bribe Our Developers To Weaken Encryption, Says Telegram Founder
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:36AM Apple CEO Tim Cook Shares His Experience Of Working With President Donald Trump
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @05:13PM We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @04:21PM Federal Regulators Are Investigating Uber Over Privacy Violations
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @12:51PM Apple Issues $1 Billion Green Bond After Trump's Paris Climate Exit
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @11:10AM Congressman Steve Scalise Among 5 Shot at Baseball Field
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @06:24PM 11 States Sue Trump Administration's Energy Department After Weeks of No Movement On Efficiency Standards
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @02:17PM FCC Can't Cap the Cost of Cross-State Prison Phone Calls, Court Rules
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @09:29AM Russian Cyber Hacks On US Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known
Monday June 12, 2017 @07:59PM Someone Built a Tool To Get Congress' Browser History
Monday June 12, 2017 @04:25PM Wisconsin Speech Bill Might Allow Students To Challenge Science Professors
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Sunday June 11, 2017 @05:31PM US Government Task Force Urges Cash Incentives For Ditching Insecure Medical Devices
Sunday June 11, 2017 @02:18AM Trump Announces US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord
Sunday June 11, 2017 @02:15AM The US Can't Leave The Paris Climate Deal Until 2020
Saturday June 10, 2017 @02:45PM Delays In Unlocking Cellphones Seized In Inauguration Day Protests?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:11AM British PM Seeks Ban On Encryption After Terror Attack
Friday June 09, 2017 @07:45PM Researcher Wants To Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Friday June 09, 2017 @06:13PM Researcher Wants to Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:12AM Theresa May Loses Overall Majority In UK Parliament
Thursday June 08, 2017 @08:33PM AT&T Uses Forced Arbitration To Overcharge Customers, Senators Say
Thursday June 08, 2017 @06:09PM EU Seeks New Powers To Obtain Data 'Directly' From Tech Firms
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:32PM Theresa May Says UK Will 'Tear Up' Human Rights Laws If Needed For Terror Fight
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:09PM Former FBI Director Admitted He Was the Source Of At Least One Leak To the Press
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:36PM Facebook Unveils New Tools To Help Elected Officials Reach Constituents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:20PM Americans From Both Political Parties Overwhelmingly Support Net Neutrality, Poll Shows
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:35PM Edward Snowden On Trump Administration's Recent Arrest of an Alleged Journalistic Source
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:10AM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:59AM Trump Nominates Lawyer To Lead FBI
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:35PM At $75,560, Housing a Prisoner in California Now Costs More Than a Year at Harvard
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @12:47PM Amazon Is Offering a Discount on Prime For People On Government Assistance
Monday June 05, 2017 @08:28PM DOJ Charges Federal Contractor With Leaking Classified Info To Media
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:02PM Trump Wants To Modernize Air Travel By Turning Over Control To the Big Airlines
Sunday June 04, 2017 @05:54PM Putin Now Argues Russia Could've Been Framed For Election Meddling By The CIA
Sunday June 04, 2017 @02:05PM Congressman Proposes Organizations Should Be Allowed To 'Hack Back'
Sunday June 04, 2017 @09:44AM After London Attack, PM Calls For Internet Regulation To Fight Terrorists
Friday June 02, 2017 @08:37PM Can Older IT Workers 'Navigate' Ageism?
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:58PM 'Our Streets Are Made For People': San Francisco Mulls Ban On Delivery Robots
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:44PM FCC Seeks To Increase ISP Competition In Apartment Buildings
Friday June 02, 2017 @12:29PM Trump Misunderstood MIT Climate Research, University Officials Say
Thursday June 01, 2017 @06:32PM 61 Mayors Commit To Adopt, Honor and Uphold Paris Climate Accord After US Pulls Out
Thursday June 01, 2017 @06:04PM A New Report Finds No Evidence That People Will Work Less Under a Universal Basic Income
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:36PM China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:30AM Putin Hints At US Election Meddling By 'Patriotically Minded' Russians
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:32AM Democrats Ask FBI To Probe Reported FCC Cyberattack
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:16PM Oregon Man Fined For Writing 'I Am An Engineer' Temporarily Wins Right To Call Himself An 'Engineer'
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:39PM Silk Road Founder Loses Appeal and Will Serve Life
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:18PM Technology Is Making the World More Unequal; Only Technology Can Fix This
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:49PM Elon Musk Joins CEOs Calling For US To Stay in Paris Climate Deal
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:37PM Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:13AM Trump Is Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Deal: Sources
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @06:30PM Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Lobby Against Texas 'Bathroom' Bill
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @12:01PM How Facebook Praises and Pressures a Country's Leader To Get Exactly What It Wants
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:47AM Wikipedia's Switch To HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:29AM India Tech Giant Warns Trump's 'Radical Shift' to Hurt Industry
Monday May 29, 2017 @03:32AM Is China Outsmarting America in AI?
Monday May 29, 2017 @12:12AM US Senators Propose Bug Bounties For Hacking Homeland Security
Sunday May 28, 2017 @03:22PM Silicon Valley Continues To Explore Universal Basic Incomes
Friday May 26, 2017 @09:03PM Investigation Demanded Over Fake FCC Comments Submitted By Dead People
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:08PM Proposed Active-Defense Bill Would Allow Destruction of Data, Use of Beacon Tech
Thursday May 25, 2017 @02:33PM Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For 'Terrorism' And 'Fake News'
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:47PM 8 In 10 People Now See Climate Change As a 'Catastrophic Risk,' Says Survey
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:04PM Boeing Will Make the Military's New Hypersonic Spaceplane
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @11:47AM US International Tourism Market Share Is Falling Under Trump
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:46PM FCC Won't Punish Stephen Colbert For Controversial Trump Insult