Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @06:10PM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:21AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Monday August 24, 2015 @06:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:38PM Judge Orders State Dept, FBI To Expand Clinton Email Server Probe
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:36AM F-35 Might Be Outperformed By Fourth-Generation Fighters
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @09:02PM Former Russian Troll Wins Lawsuit Against Propaganda "Factory"
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @03:46PM Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the Man Who Saved the Space Station, Dies At Age 90
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Sunday August 16, 2015 @03:01PM Ask Slashdot: How To "Prove" a Work Is Public Domain?
Sunday August 16, 2015 @01:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:17PM London Deploys Cycle Superhighways Despite "Old Men In Limos"
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:43AM Lawrence Lessig Wants To Run For President So He Can Resign
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @05:53PM Tel Aviv Has Become a "Beta City" For New Technology
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @09:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Friday August 07, 2015 @09:10AM North Korea Is Switching To a New Time Zone
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:25PM 4th Circuit Holds That Obtaining Extended Cell-Site Records Requires a Warrant
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Thursday August 06, 2015 @12:36PM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:59AM U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Monday August 03, 2015 @06:35PM Obama Unveils Major Climate Change Proposal
Monday August 03, 2015 @05:30PM Counterterrorism Expert: It's Time To Give Companies Offensive Cybercapabilities
Monday August 03, 2015 @12:23AM Tesla Presses Its Case On Fuel Standards
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:21PM China To Impose Export Control On High Tech Drones and Supercomputers
Sunday August 02, 2015 @02:31PM DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Monday July 27, 2015 @12:41AM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:25PM China Lifts Ban On Video Game Consoles
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:19PM Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Revealed In MPAA Emails
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:25AM Modernizing the Copyright Office
Sunday July 26, 2015 @08:16AM Senate Passes 'No Microsoft National Talent Strategy Goal Left Behind Act'
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @05:54PM France To Reduce Reliance On Nuclear Power
Thursday July 23, 2015 @02:31PM "Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Monday July 20, 2015 @03:32PM There Is No "Next Great Copyright Act", Remain Calm
Thursday July 16, 2015 @10:59PM Scientology Group Urged Veto of Mental Health Bill
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @08:17PM NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @06:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @12:55PM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:45AM Hillary Clinton Takes Aim At 'Gig Economy'
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:21PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Sunday July 12, 2015 @03:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @09:36AM FTC Officials Looking Into Apple's Streaming Business Model, Say Sources
Saturday July 11, 2015 @11:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:03PM Amnesty International Seeks Explanation For 'Absolutely Shocking' Surveillance
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:12PM Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:10PM The Uber Economy Needs a New Category of Worker
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:35AM Hacking Team Breach Leaks Zero-Days, Renews Fight To Regulate Cyberweapons
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:07PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @01:39PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Monday July 06, 2015 @12:45PM Software Devs Leaving Greece For Good, Finance Minister Resigns
Monday July 06, 2015 @07:45AM Silicon Valley Is Filling Up With Ex-Obama Staffers
Sunday July 05, 2015 @06:26PM Greece Rejects EU Terms
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:19PM Trolls No Longer Welcome In New Zealand
Thursday July 02, 2015 @06:47PM Can New Chicago Taxes On Netflix, Apple, Spotify Withstand Legal Challenges?
Thursday July 02, 2015 @04:55PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:39PM Cuba Connecting Universities With Fiber
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:36AM How Uber Takes Over a City
Sunday June 28, 2015 @04:07PM BBC Curates The "Right To Be Forgotten" Links That Google Can't
Sunday June 28, 2015 @09:52AM Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed
Saturday June 27, 2015 @12:06PM 79% of Airbnb Listings In Barcelona Are Illegal
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:07PM Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @04:07PM Elon Musk Probably Won't Be the First Martian
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @03:27PM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:53AM Australia Passes Site-Blocking Legislation
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:30AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:15PM Louisiana Governor Vetoes License Plate Reader Bill, Citing Privacy Concerns
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:04PM "Vision Zero" Aims To Eliminate Traffic Fatalities In San Diego
Monday June 22, 2015 @01:36PM Mayday PAC's Benjamin Singer Explains How You can Help Reform American Politics (Video)
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:44PM Swedish Investigators Attempt Assange Interview; Wikileaks Makes Major Release
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:54AM Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape
Sunday June 21, 2015 @08:28AM In 6 Months, Australia Bans More Than 240 Games
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:50PM Near Misses Lead To More Consumer Drone Legislation
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:41PM FCC Votes To Subsidize Broadband Connections For Low-Income Households
Thursday June 18, 2015 @09:11AM Shuttleworth Loses $20m Battle With S. African Reserve Bank Over Expatriated Funds
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:46AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @09:55PM British Government Instituted 3-Month Deletion Policy, Apparently To Evade FOIA
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:45PM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @05:49PM FCC To Fine AT&T $100M For Throttling Unlimited Data Customers
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:31PM Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:12PM Julian Assange To Be Interviewed In London After All
Monday June 15, 2015 @03:42PM Remote Massachusetts Towns Welcome Broadband's Arrival
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:49AM North Korea Blocks Data Access For Foreigners
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:46AM Glen Greenwald: Don't Trust Anonymous Anti-Snowden Claims
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Sunday June 14, 2015 @01:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:41AM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Saturday June 13, 2015 @09:37AM France Claims Right To Censor Search Results Globally
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:27PM Appeals Court Rejects ISP Stay of Neutrality Rules
Thursday June 11, 2015 @05:32PM NASA Releases Massive Climate Change Data Set
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:30PM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:14PM Inspectors Warn Faulty Valves In New-Generation EPR Nuclear Reactor Pose Meltdown Risk
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:02PM German Parliament May Need To Replace All Hardware and Software To Stop Malware
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:41AM Microsoft Will Help Iowa Caucuses Go High-Tech
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @10:30AM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:55AM Cuba Forms a CS Professional Society -- It's No ACM
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Monday June 08, 2015 @07:29PM Emails Show How Industry Lobbyists Basically Wrote The Trans-Pacific Partnership
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:54AM Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:40PM Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chaffee Proposes That US Go Metric
Thursday June 04, 2015 @11:02AM Leaked TISA Documents Reveal Privacy Threat
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:34AM Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:30AM Senate Passes USA Freedom Act
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @03:36PM Investors Ask How Much Google Spends On Lobbying
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @01:34PM Professional Russian Trolling Exposed
Monday June 01, 2015 @04:13PM Cybersecurity and the Tylenol Murders
Sunday May 31, 2015 @08:20PM Patriot Act Spy Powers To Expire As Rand Paul Blocks USA Freedom Act Vote
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:05AM How Elon Musk's Growing Empire is Fueled By Government Subsidies
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Thursday May 28, 2015 @06:58PM FCC Proposes To Extend So-Called "Obamaphone" Program To Broadband
Thursday May 28, 2015 @06:53PM Ask Slashdot: What Happens If We Perfect Age Reversing?
Thursday May 28, 2015 @09:03AM US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @06:35PM Thanks To the Montreal Protocol, We Avoided Severe Ozone Depletion
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @03:56PM California Is Giving Away Free Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @03:50PM The Marshall Islands, Nuclear Testing, and the NPT
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:23AM British Politicians Delete Negative Wikipedia Descriptions Before Election
Monday May 25, 2015 @12:25PM Privacy Behaviors Changed Little After Snowden
Sunday May 24, 2015 @06:58PM Greece Is Running Out of Money, Cannot Make June IMF Repayment
Saturday May 23, 2015 @07:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:55PM California Votes To Ban Microbeads
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:06PM WSJ Crowdsources Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails
Friday May 22, 2015 @08:19AM Security Researchers Wary of Wassenaar Rules
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @03:46PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:58PM Do Russian Uranium Deals Threaten World Supply Security?
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:48PM Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet As Industry Points To New Copyright Notice System
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:33AM Battle To Regulate Ridesharing Moves Through States
Sunday May 17, 2015 @05:52PM Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post
Saturday May 16, 2015 @07:43AM House Science Committee Approves Changes To Space Law
Thursday May 14, 2015 @04:33PM California Senate Approves School Vaccine Bill
Thursday May 14, 2015 @02:54PM Drone Flying Near White House Causes Lockdown
Thursday May 14, 2015 @01:32PM Douglas Williams Pleads Guilty To Training Customers To Beat Polygraph
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:51PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:20PM White House Names Ed Felten As Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Monday May 11, 2015 @03:55PM World Health Organization Has New Rules For Avoiding Offensive Names
Monday May 11, 2015 @01:54PM Philippines Gives Uber Its First Legal Framework To Operate In Asia
Monday May 11, 2015 @12:04AM FCC Tosses Petition Challenging Its New Internet Regulations
Sunday May 10, 2015 @02:29PM Examining Costs and Prices For California's High-Speed Rail Project
Saturday May 09, 2015 @07:30PM Texas Regulators Crack Down on App-Driven Hauling Service
Friday May 08, 2015 @08:07PM Critics Say It's Time To Close La Guardia Airport
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:29PM Dropbox Moves Accounts Outside North America To Ireland
Thursday May 07, 2015 @02:33PM FAA Program Tests Drones Flying Beyond Pilot's Line-of-Sight
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:34AM Voting With Dollars: Politicians and Their Staffers Roll With Uber
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @11:10PM Santa Clara County Opts Against Buying Stingray Due To Excessive Secrecy
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Releases Its Files On DEF CON: Not Amused By Spot-the-Fed
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @11:38AM Uber Forced Out of Kansas
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:03AM How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @08:26AM Singapore's Prime Minister Shares His C++ Sudoku Solver Code
Monday May 04, 2015 @07:43AM Uber Office Raided By Police In China, Accused of Running 'Illegal' Car Business
Monday May 04, 2015 @12:37AM WikiLeaks' Anonymous Leak Submission System Is Back After Nearly 5 Years
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @05:29PM Bernie Sanders, Presidential Candidate and H-1B Skeptic
Saturday May 02, 2015 @01:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:04PM Bitcoin Is Disrupting the Argentine Economy
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:23PM Tech Credited With Reducing Nigerian Election Death Toll
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:58AM How Google Searches Are Promoting Genocide Denial
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:20AM Windows XP Support Deal Not Renewed By UK Government, Leaves PCs Open To Attack
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @10:04PM Rand Paul Moves To Block New "Net Neutrality" Rules
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:27PM Senate Advances "Secret Science" Bill, Sets Up Possible Showdown With President
Monday April 27, 2015 @05:17PM Indian Telecom Authority Releases a Million Email IDs, Taken Down By Hackers
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:45PM Officials Say Russian Hackers Read Obama's Unclassified Emails
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:44AM The Sun Newspaper Launches Anonymous Tor-Based WikiLeaks-Style SecureDrop