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Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:21AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @10:31PM Labor Department To Destroy H-1B Records
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @10:29PM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @08:38PM MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @03:23PM Power and Free Broadband To the People
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @01:21PM Is the Outrage Over the FBI's Seattle Times Tactics a Knee-Jerk Reaction?
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @01:59PM FTC Sues AT&T For Throttling 'Unlimited' Data Plan Customers Up To 90%
Monday October 27, 2014 @03:28PM 20 More Cities Want To Join the Fight Against Big Telecom's Broadband Monopolies
Monday October 27, 2014 @03:18PM Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer
Sunday October 26, 2014 @10:37PM Steve Ballmer Gets Billion-Dollar Tax Write-Off For Being Basketball Baron
Sunday October 26, 2014 @11:28AM Study: New Jersey e-Vote Experiment After Sandy a Disaster
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:36PM Incapacitating Chemical Agents: Coming Soon To Local Law Enforcement?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @06:03PM Tech Firm Fined For Paying Imported Workers $1.21 Per Hour
Thursday October 23, 2014 @08:49AM Sale of IBM's Chip-Making Business To GlobalFoundries To Get US Security Review
Thursday October 23, 2014 @08:35AM Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @05:23PM Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @12:36PM Shooting At Canadian Parliament
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @10:40AM Safercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @10:04AM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:36AM The Woman Who Should Have Been the First Female Astronaut
Sunday October 19, 2014 @02:55AM BBC Takes a Stand For the Public's Right To Remember Redacted Links
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Friday October 17, 2014 @08:21PM NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting For Private Security Firm
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:44AM Journalists Route Around White House Press Office
Friday October 17, 2014 @02:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:08PM As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:22PM Trans-Pacific Partnership May Endanger World Health, Newly Leaked Chapter Shows
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:52PM Internet Companies Want Wireless Net Neutrality Too
Thursday October 16, 2014 @03:03PM Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Thursday October 16, 2014 @07:49AM Worcester Mass. City Council Votes To Keep Comcast From Entering the Area
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @04:55PM Commerce Secretary: US Wants Multi-Stakeholder Process To Preserve Internet
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @01:06PM Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @09:57AM Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @08:42PM China Bans "Human Flesh Searching"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @05:47PM Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @09:18AM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany
Friday October 10, 2014 @09:41PM NSA To Scientists: We Won't Tell You What We've Told You; That's Classified
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:48PM FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Thursday October 09, 2014 @09:00AM Eric Schmidt: Anxiety Over US Spying Will "Break the Internet"
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @03:33PM AT&T To Repay $80 Million In Shady Phone Bill Charges
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @01:26PM Gmail Security Is a Problem For Tor Users In Repressive Countries
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:11AM JP Morgan Chase Breach: Shades of a Cyber Cold War?
Monday October 06, 2014 @07:49AM Dubai Police To Use Google Glass For Facial Recognition
Sunday October 05, 2014 @06:21PM Why the FCC Will Probably Ignore the Public On Network Neutrality
Sunday October 05, 2014 @03:07PM NASA Asks Boeing, SpaceX To Stop Work On Next-Gen Space Taxi
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:11PM FCC Puts Comcast and Time Warner Merger On Hold
Friday October 03, 2014 @06:34PM Conservative Groups Accuse FCC of Helping Net Neutrality Advocates File Comments
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:13PM Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:56PM Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:47PM UK Government Tax Disc Renewal Website Buckles Under Pressure
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:00PM Forest Service Wants To Require Permits For Photography
Thursday September 25, 2014 @06:21PM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:46PM Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:52AM Why India's Mars Probe Was So Cheap
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:48AM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:17AM Seattle Passes Laws To Keep Residents From Wasting Food
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:11AM Shadowy Tech Brokers Deliver Data To the NSA
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:03AM NATO Set To Ratify Joint Defense For Cyberattacks
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @09:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:25AM Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video
Monday September 22, 2014 @05:03PM Service Promises To Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You
Monday September 22, 2014 @02:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Monday September 22, 2014 @08:51AM Nobody's Neutral In Net Neutrality Debate
Sunday September 21, 2014 @12:59PM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @09:03AM Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:48AM FCC Chairman: Americans Shouldn't Subsidize Internet Service Under 10Mbps
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @05:25PM Airbnb To Start Collecting Hotel Tax On Rentals In San Francisco
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @12:03PM ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:05AM Drone-Based Businesses: Growing In Canada, Grounded In the US
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:32AM WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:37AM Funding Tech For Government, Instead of Tech For Industry
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:06AM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:55AM AT&T Proposes Net Neutrality Compromise
Monday September 15, 2014 @04:32PM NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users
Monday September 15, 2014 @02:22PM The FCC Net Neutrality Comment Deadline Has Arrived: What Now?
Monday September 15, 2014 @11:45AM How Governments Are Getting Around the UN's Ban On Blinding Laser Weapons
Saturday September 13, 2014 @06:53AM City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros
Friday September 12, 2014 @11:46AM German Court: Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer E-mails
Friday September 12, 2014 @01:11AM Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico
Thursday September 11, 2014 @08:03PM UK Ham Radio Reg Plans To Drop 15 min Callsign Interval and Allow Encryption
Thursday September 11, 2014 @04:38PM City of Turin to Switch from Windows to Linux and Save €6M
Thursday September 11, 2014 @04:20PM Net Neutrality Comments Surge Past 1.7M, an All-Time Record For the FCC
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:42PM When Scientists Give Up
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @05:51PM Cuba Calculates Cost of 54yr US Embargo At $1.1 Trillion
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @03:22PM Researcher Fired At NSF After Government Questions Her Role As 1980s Activist
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Monday September 08, 2014 @04:41PM Ontario Government Wants To Regulate the Internet
Monday September 08, 2014 @04:28PM AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:16AM FAA Scans the Internet For Drone Users; Sends Cease and Desist Letters
Sunday September 07, 2014 @09:58PM L.A. Times National Security Reporter Cleared Stories With CIA Before Publishing
Sunday September 07, 2014 @06:04PM NASA Panel Finds Fault WIth Curiosity Rover Project's Focus
Sunday September 07, 2014 @04:31AM New US Airstrikes In Iraq Intended to Protect Important Dam
Saturday September 06, 2014 @10:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @04:22PM "Net Neutrality" Coiner Tim Wu Is Running For Lt. Governor of New York
Friday September 05, 2014 @08:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:23PM NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @01:30PM FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Says Switching ISPs Is Too Hard
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @06:13PM Oregon Suing Oracle Over Obamacare Site, But Still Needs Oracle's Help
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @12:11PM Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:03AM NASA's Competition For Dollars
Monday September 01, 2014 @05:30PM Net Neutrality Campaign To Show What the Web Would Be Like With a "Slow Lane"
Monday September 01, 2014 @05:26PM Power Grids: The Huge Battery Market You Never Knew Existed
Monday September 01, 2014 @01:24PM Finland's Nuclear Plant Start Delayed Again
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @11:39AM Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:46PM African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @06:09PM New NRC Rule Supports Indefinite Storage of Nuclear Waste
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @09:42AM New NRC rule supports indefinite storage of nuclear waste
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @11:04AM A Horrifying Interactive Map of Global Internet Censorship
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:06AM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @04:53PM NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:22PM Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated
Sunday August 24, 2014 @09:53AM Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:26PM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Friday August 22, 2014 @07:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W
Thursday August 21, 2014 @10:43AM National Science Foundation Awards $20 Million For Cloud Computing Experiments
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @06:04PM Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:28AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:00AM WikiLeaks' Assange Hopes To Exit London Embassy "Soon"
Monday August 18, 2014 @06:58PM Munich Reverses Course, May Ditch Linux For Microsoft
Monday August 18, 2014 @12:06PM Plan Would Give Government Virtual Veto Over Internet Governance
Sunday August 17, 2014 @08:36PM Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo
Saturday August 16, 2014 @08:07AM Leaked Documents: GCHQ Made Port-Scanning Entire Countries a Standard Spy Tool
Saturday August 16, 2014 @01:36AM Apple Begins Storing Chinese User Data On Servers In China
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:19PM Berlin Bans Car Service Uber
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:05AM Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:44AM DEA Paid Amtrak Employee To Pilfer Passenger Lists
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:02PM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Monday August 11, 2014 @08:32AM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:21AM Floridian (and Southern) Governmental Regulations Are Unfriendly To Solar Power
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Friday August 08, 2014 @08:44PM FCC Mandates Text-to-911 From All US Wireless Carriers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @10:20PM City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:57PM US Intelligence Wants Tools To Tell: Who's the Smartest of Them All?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:19PM Ecuador To Forge Ahead With State-Backed Digital Currency
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:18PM China Bans iPad, MacBook Pro, Other Apple Products For Government Use
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @07:53PM Edward Snowden Is Not Alone: US Gov't Seeks Another Leaker
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @06:29PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @04:18PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users With Malware With Drive-By Downloads
Monday August 04, 2014 @11:39AM Spain's Link Tax Taxes Journalist's Patience
Sunday August 03, 2014 @09:38PM Putin Government Moves To Take Control of Russia's largest space company Energia
Sunday August 03, 2014 @02:42PM Sprint/T-Mobile Plan To Buy Spectrum Together May Be Blocked By FCC
Sunday August 03, 2014 @10:19AM San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Dismantling Will Cost $4.4 Billion, Take 20 Years
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:30PM Journalist Sues NSA For Keeping Keith Alexander's Financial History Secret
Thursday July 31, 2014 @02:09PM CIA Director Brennan Admits He Was Lying: CIA Really Did Spy On Congress
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @08:18PM Chinese Government Probes Microsoft For Breaches of Monopoly Law
Sunday July 27, 2014 @06:16PM Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro
Sunday July 27, 2014 @12:50PM SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:54PM GAO Says NASA Budget Woefully Short for Space Launch System
Saturday July 26, 2014 @04:31PM Bad "Buss Duct" Causes Week-long Closure of 5,000 Employee Federal Complex
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:51AM Committee Formed To Scrutinize Australia's Web Censorship Law
Saturday July 26, 2014 @06:05AM Valencia Linux school distro saves 36 million euro
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:31AM Switching From Microsoft Office To LibreOffice Saves Toulouse 1 Million Euros
Saturday July 26, 2014 @12:28AM Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:28PM FBI Studied How Much Drones Impact Your Privacy -- Then Marked It Secret
Friday July 25, 2014 @06:27PM Congressman Mistakes U.S. Officials For Indian Ones
Friday July 25, 2014 @09:16AM Switching from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice saves Toulouse 1 million euro
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:35PM Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet
Thursday July 24, 2014 @06:25PM Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department
Thursday July 24, 2014 @01:44PM Social Security Administration Joins Other Agencies With $300M "IT Boondoggle"
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:26AM UK Cabinet Office Adopts ODF As Exclusive Standard For Sharable Documents
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:21AM U.K. Cabinet Office Adopts ODF as Exclusive Standard for Sharable Documents
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @11:06AM Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @01:49PM UK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:47PM California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:39PM Australia Repeals Carbon Tax
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:07PM New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:50PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:35PM FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15
Sunday July 13, 2014 @09:10PM Bot Tweets Anonymous Wikipedia Edits From Capitol Hill
Sunday July 13, 2014 @10:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:51PM CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light
Saturday July 12, 2014 @02:28PM FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks
Saturday July 12, 2014 @09:44AM FAA Pressures Coldwell, Other Realtors To Stop Using Drone Footage
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:37PM FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:10PM Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday July 10, 2014 @03:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart

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