Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Saturday December 03, 2016 @05:57PM The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:34PM UK Health Secretary Urges Social Media Companies To Block Cyberbullying And Underaged Sexting
Saturday December 03, 2016 @11:36AM Encryption Backdoor Sneaks Into UK Law
Saturday December 03, 2016 @02:41AM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish US Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Saturday December 03, 2016 @12:37AM China's New 'Social Credit Score' Law Means Full Access To Customer Data
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:21PM Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
Friday December 02, 2016 @06:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:22PM Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI Is Going To Decimate Middle Class Jobs
Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:16PM China Is Censoring People's Chats Without Them Even Knowing About It
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:42PM Apple Will Use Drones To Improve the Quality of Apple Maps
Thursday December 01, 2016 @03:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @06:50PM Twitters Says It Will Ban Trump If He Breaks Hate-Speech Rules
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:43PM Trump Appoints Third Net Neutrality Critic To FCC Advisory Team
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:35PM FBI To Gain Expanded Hacking Powers as Senate Effort To Block Fails
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:27PM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:32PM Japan Fukushima Nuclear Plant 'Clean-Up Costs Double,' Approaching $200 Billion
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:14PM EPA Increases Amount of Renewable Fuel To Be Blended Into Gasoline
Sunday November 27, 2016 @11:30PM 48 Organizations Now Have Access To Every Brit's Browsing Hstory
Sunday November 27, 2016 @07:53PM Online Pranksters Mock Trump's $149 Christmas Ornament, Rename Trump Tower on Google Maps
Sunday November 27, 2016 @06:41PM Julian Assange Could Be Time's 'Person Of The Year', And Is Also Still Not Dead
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 26, 2016 @11:34PM Will Trump Protect America's IT Workers From H-1B Visa Abuses?
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:37PM Fidel Castro Is Dead
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:49AM Lawrence Lessig Calls For The Electoral College to Choose Clinton Over Trump
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:24PM Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread 'Fake News' During Election, Experts Say
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:58PM 6 Major Countries Have Recently Announced Plans To Phase-Out All Coal-Fired Power Plants
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:10PM Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Had 'Forbidden' Internet Connection At the Pentagon, Says Report
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:03PM Green Party Calls For Recount, Wants To Push For Open-Source Voting Machines
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:30PM Edward Snowden Loses Norway Safe Passage Case
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:56AM IBM To Pay More Than $30 Million in Compensation For Census Fail
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:00PM Trump Says He's Going To 'Get Apple To Build a Big Plant In the United States'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:46PM Samsung Group Offices Raided By Korean Prosecutors
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:09PM Snowden Can Be Asked To Testify In Person In Germany NSA Probe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @01:55PM Trump To Scrap NASA Climate Research In Crackdown On 'Politicized Science'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:03AM FBI Hacked Over 8,000 Computers In 120 Countries Based on One Warrant
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:57PM American Computer Scientists Grace Hopper, Margaret Hamilton Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:25PM Trump Admits 'Some Connectivity' Between Climate Change and Human Activity
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Monday November 21, 2016 @05:55PM Trump Names Two Opponents of Net Neutrality To Oversee FCC Transition Team
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:16PM President Obama Says He Can't Pardon Snowden
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:58PM Major Cyberlocker EX.UA To Shut Down Amid Police Crackdown
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:41PM France To Shut Down All Coal-Fired Power Plants By 2023
Thursday November 17, 2016 @04:35PM Music Torrent Site What.CD Has Been Shut Down
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:22PM NSA Chief: Nation-State Made 'Conscious Effort' To Sway US Presidential Election
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:43AM James Clapper, US Director of National Intelligence, Has Resigned
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @08:01PM SpaceX Files FCC Application For Internet Access Network With 4,425 Satellites
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:52PM FCC Abides By GOP Request To Stop What It's Doing, Deletes Everything From Meeting Agenda
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:04PM Royal Navy Giving Up Anti-Ship Missiles, Will Rely On Cannons For Naval Combat
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:31PM Steve Bannon Suggests Having Too Many Asian Tech CEOs Undermines 'Civic Society'
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:42PM Facebook Users Interacted Most With Articles From Fox News, CNN and Breitbart In Month Leading Up To Nov 10
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:34PM Police Raid Pirate Site, Seize 60 Servers Following MPAA Complaint
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @03:02PM Schneier: We Need a New Agency For IoT Security
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:33PM Cybersecurity CEO Gets Fired After Threatening To Kill Trump On Facebook
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:18PM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @05:04PM US Finalizes Rules That Require Quiet Hyrbid and Electric Cars To Make Noise At Low Speeds
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:40AM China Threatens To Cut Sales of iPhones and US Cars if 'Naive' Trump Pursues Trade War
Saturday November 12, 2016 @09:21PM President Obama Gives Up On The Trans-Pacific Partnership
Saturday November 12, 2016 @08:39PM Will Trump's Presidency Bring More Surveillance To The US?
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:50PM Peter Thiel Is Joining Donald Trump's Transition Team
Friday November 11, 2016 @04:38PM FBI Operated 23 Tor-Hidden Child Porn Sites, Deployed Malware From Them
Friday November 11, 2016 @04:25PM IMDb Sues California To Overturn Law Forcing Them To Remove Actors' Ages
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:18PM How President Trump Could Destroy Net Neutrality
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:15PM Silicon Valley Investors Call For California To Secede From the US After Trump Win
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @04:14PM Slashdot Asks: Should The US Abolish The Electoral College?
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @04:17PM Ireland Will Bring the Fight Over Apple Taxes To the EU Court
Monday November 07, 2016 @08:42PM Long-Range Projectiles For Navy's Newest Ship Too Expensive To Shoot
Monday November 07, 2016 @04:04PM Unsealed Court Docs Show FBI Used Malware Like 'A Grenade'
Monday November 07, 2016 @02:21PM Edward Snowden Kills Team Trump's Conspiracy Theory By Explaining How The FBI Can Quickly Comb Through Email
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:52PM Elon Musk Predicts Automation Will Lead To A Universal Basic Income
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:01PM Security Firm Shows How To Hack a US Voting Machine
Sunday November 06, 2016 @04:02PM FBI: Review of New Emails Doesn't Change Conclusion on Clinton
Saturday November 05, 2016 @09:44PM Secret Service, DHS Scramble To Secure America's Election
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:50PM Aaron Swartz Remembered With Annual Hackathon In San Francisco
Friday November 04, 2016 @05:12PM Why a Theoretical Physicist Wants All State Bills To Be Online Before Final Vote
Friday November 04, 2016 @02:54PM The FBI Spent Two Years Investigating An Online Cult That Didn't Exist
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:27AM US Government Launches Code.gov To Showcase Its Open Source Software
Thursday November 03, 2016 @05:18PM Judge Refuses To Block New York 'Ballot Selfie' Law
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:19PM White House, 35 States To Boost Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Thursday November 03, 2016 @10:08AM UK Government Wants Prisons Geoblocked By Drone Manufacturers
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:12PM Newly Published WikiLeaks Emails Show Clinton Campaign Communicated With State Department
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:58PM US Government Sues AT&T/DirecTV, Calls It 'Ringleader' of Collusion Scheme
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @07:00PM National Geographic Releases Alarming Climate Change Movie 'Before the Flood' On YouTube
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:55PM Trump Organization Owns More Than 3,600 Domain Names, Many of Which Bash Trump
Monday October 31, 2016 @03:37PM AT&T Falsely Claimed Pro-Google Fiber Rule Is Invalid, FCC Says
Monday October 31, 2016 @01:54PM The Next President Will Face a Cybercrisis Within 100 Days, Predicts Report
Monday October 31, 2016 @10:15AM NSA Hackers The Shadow Brokers Dump More Files
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:24AM EFF Suggests Halloween Costume To Protest Facial Recognition Databases
Sunday October 30, 2016 @05:33PM CETA Signed Off As Wallonia Folds Under Pressure
Sunday October 30, 2016 @03:18PM Pirate Party Gains Seats In Iceland's Election
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Saturday October 29, 2016 @07:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:38PM Apple Shared User Data With Governments, Says WikiLeaks Email
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:25PM Payback? Russia Gets Hacked, Revealing Putin Aide's Secrets
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:20PM Payback? Russia Gets Hacked, Revealing Putin Aide's Secrets
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Friday October 28, 2016 @01:29PM FBI Probes Newly Discovered Hillary Clinton Emails and Reopens Investigation
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:44PM Oracle Will Officially Appeal Its 'Fair Use' Loss Against Google
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:35PM Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On 'Ballot Selfies'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @03:13PM FCC Imposes ISP Privacy Rules and Takes Aim At Mandatory Arbitration
Thursday October 27, 2016 @12:41AM Hotel CEO Openly Celebrates Higher Prices After Anti-Airbnb Law Passes
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @03:34PM Comcast Sues Nashville To Halt Rules That Give Google Fiber Faster Access To Utility Poles
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @08:36PM Russia Unveils 'Satan 2' Missile Powerful Enough To 'Wipe Out UK, France Or Texas'
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:34PM Largest Auto-Scandal Settlement In US History: Judge Approves $15 Billion Volkswagen Settlement
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:17PM Yahoo Scanning Order Unlikely To Be Made Public: Reuters
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Monday October 24, 2016 @11:13AM AT&T's $85B US Bid For Time Warner Sparks Antitrust Fears in Washington
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:29AM Swedish Administrative Court Bans Drones With Cameras
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @04:35PM Who Should We Blame For Friday's DDOS Attack?
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:20PM American 'Vigilante Hacker' Defaces Russian Ministry's Website
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:59PM Journalist Cleared of Riot Charges in South Dakota
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:16PM Governor Cuomo Bans Airbnb From Listing Short-Term Rentals In New York
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:17PM Should Journalists Ignore Some Leaked Emails?
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:09PM AI Platform Assesses Trump's and Clinton's Emotional Intelligence
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:27PM US Army 'Will Have More Robot Soldiers Than Humans' By 2025, Says Former British Spy
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:22PM Hotspot Vigilantes Are Trying to Beam the Internet To Julian Assange
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:11PM How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell's Gmail Accounts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @02:26PM Prosecutors Say Contractor Stole 50 Terabytes of NSA Data
Thursday October 20, 2016 @09:49AM Yahoo Wants To Know If FBI Ordered Yahoo To Scan Emails
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @06:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @02:59PM Clinton Campaign Considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook For Vice President
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:51PM Project Include Drops Y Combinator As Peter Thiel Pledges $1.25 Million To Trump
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:52PM It's Entirely Reasonable For Police To Swipe a Suspicious Gift Card, Says Court
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:02PM WikiLeaks: Ecuador Cut Off Assange's Internet Access
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:20PM Ethiopia's State of Emergency Makes Posting To Facebook a Crime
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:08AM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Sunday October 16, 2016 @06:44PM Report: Russian Hackers Phished The DNC And Clinton Campaign Using Fake Gmail Forms
Saturday October 15, 2016 @05:51AM The White House Open Sources President Obama's Facebook Messenger Bot To 'Bring the Gov't To You'
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:33PM California City Converts Its Street Lights Into A High-Speed IoT Backbone
Friday October 14, 2016 @11:08AM Russia Builds Microwave Weapon To Take Down Enemy Drones
Thursday October 13, 2016 @11:42PM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Thursday October 13, 2016 @07:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:25PM President Obama Orders Government To Plan For 'Space Weather'
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @03:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:24AM White House: AI Holds the Potential To Be a Major Driver of Economic Growth and Social Progress
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @11:32PM Uber and Didi Face Regulatory Challenges Throughout China
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:01PM NASA To Allow Private Companies To Hook Up Modules To ISS
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @02:54PM Sprint To Provide 1 Million Students With Free Internet, Mobile Devices
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:53AM WikiLeaks Publishes Cryptic UFO Emails Sent To Clinton Campaign From Former Blink 182 Singer
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:01PM WikiLeaks Posts 2,000 More Emails From John Podesta
Monday October 10, 2016 @01:26PM Tesla's Sales Increase - But Next Will We Need Smart Roads?
Monday October 10, 2016 @12:36PM As Contradictions Mount, Experts Call For Declassification of Yahoo's Email-Scanning Order
Monday October 10, 2016 @10:49AM Is Britain Secretly Funding Its Nuclear Submarine Program?
Sunday October 09, 2016 @10:53PM Clinton Responds To WikiLeaks During Debate, And Blames Russian Hackers
Sunday October 09, 2016 @05:02PM Sean Parker Contributes $9 Million As States Push To Legalize Marijuana
Sunday October 09, 2016 @01:22PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Saturday October 08, 2016 @07:20PM One U.S. Election-System Vendor Is Using Developers in Serbia
Saturday October 08, 2016 @03:22PM WikiLeaks Releases Paid Clinton Speech Excerpts, And Threatens To Expose Google
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:45PM MuckRock Identifies The Oldest US Government Computer Still in Use
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @05:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:05PM US Intel Officially Blames the Russian Government For Hacking DNC
Friday October 07, 2016 @01:10PM Yahoo's Government Email Scanner Was Not A Modified Spam Filter, But a Secret Hacking Tool: Motherboard
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:55PM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
Thursday October 06, 2016 @10:55PM Verizon Wants $1 Billion Discount On Yahoo Deal After Reports of Hacking, Email Scanning
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @04:42PM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07PM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:58PM Judge Allows Small Businesses To Sue Credit Card Giants For Forcing Them To Adopt Chip Readers
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:51AM NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @02:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Monday October 03, 2016 @08:33AM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Monday October 03, 2016 @05:40AM India Ratifies The Paris Climate Change Agreement
Sunday October 02, 2016 @08:14PM WikiLeaks' Big Tuesday Announcement Will Now Take Place Via Video
Sunday October 02, 2016 @04:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Saturday October 01, 2016 @10:30PM Online Journalists Launch An Onslaught Against Donald Trump
Saturday October 01, 2016 @03:54PM Fake Cellphone Emergency Alerts About Zombies and Nuclear Attacks Predicted