Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:41PM DHS Offering Free Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @03:46PM HTTP/2.0 Opens Every New Connection It Makes With the Word 'PRISM'
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Thursday November 26, 2015 @05:53PM Greenwald: Why the CIA Is Smearing Edward Snowden After Paris Attacks
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:49AM FDA Signs Off On Genetically Modified Salmon Without Labeling
Monday November 23, 2015 @10:55PM BBC World Service To Provide Radio For North Korea and Eritrea
Monday November 23, 2015 @05:52PM With $160 Billion Merger, Pfizer Moves To Ireland and Dodges Taxes
Monday November 23, 2015 @12:47PM FAA To Drone Owners: Get Ready To Register To Fly
Monday November 23, 2015 @07:20AM How Anonymous' War With Isis Is Actually Harming Counter-Terrorism
Sunday November 22, 2015 @10:40PM Australian State Bans Possession of Blueprints For 3D Printing Firearms
Sunday November 22, 2015 @08:50AM US and China Setting Up "Space Hotline"
Saturday November 21, 2015 @01:24PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Saturday November 21, 2015 @07:48AM Ex-CIA Director Says Snowden Should Be 'Hanged' For Paris Attacks
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:32AM EU Set To Crack Down On Bitcoin and Anonymous Payments After Paris Attack
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:32AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:17AM Georgia Gives Personal Data of 6 Million Voters To Georgia GunOwner Magazine
Sunday November 15, 2015 @12:25PM FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:22AM Brazilian Army Gets Hacked After Allegations of Cheating In Security Cyber-Games
Thursday November 12, 2015 @05:30PM Same Birthday, Same Social Security Number, Same Mess For Two Florida Women
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:33AM Broadband Bills Will Have To Increase To Pay For Snooper's Charter, MPs Warned
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:18AM In Ireland, All RC and Drones Over 1kg To Be Registered
Monday November 09, 2015 @08:54PM UK Gov't Can Demand Backdoors, Give Prison Sentences For Disclosing Them
Monday November 09, 2015 @01:07PM US Spends $1bn Over a Decade Trying To Digitize Immigration Forms, Just 1 Is Online
Sunday November 08, 2015 @09:00AM Going Dark Crypto Debate Going Nowhere
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:38PM Canada Reinstates Mandatory Census, To Delight of Social Scientists
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:27PM Federal Prison System Wants Anti-Drone Technology
Thursday November 05, 2015 @05:32PM "Unsecured Memory Card" Prompts Election Fraud Investigation In Georgia
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:27AM Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership Released (Officially, This Time)
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:46AM UK and US Suspect That ISIS Bomb Took Down Flight 9268
Wednesday November 04, 2015 @01:40PM How California Police Are Tracking Your Biometric Data In the Field
Monday November 02, 2015 @02:04PM Virginia Radio Station Broadcasting Chinese Propaganda
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:56AM Feds Have a Plan For Catastrophic Solar Flares
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @04:25PM Finland Begins To Shape Basic Income Proposal
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:21PM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Journalist's Laptop Against a Police Search?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:34AM Pentagon Picks Northrop Grumman For Next Gen Bomber
Thursday October 29, 2015 @10:04AM China Ends One-Child Policy
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:40AM Military Blimp Breaks Free and Drifts Over the Mid-Atlantic Trailing Tether
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @02:22PM Could the Volkswagen Cheating Scandal Improve Emissions Standards?
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @09:49AM We Should Thank Volkswagen For Cheating
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Friday October 23, 2015 @07:42PM Full Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Analyzed
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @02:05PM Security Researchers Face Revenge of Spy Agencies
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:31PM Feds Looking Into Reports CIA Director's Email Was Hacked
Monday October 19, 2015 @01:58PM The Problem With Mandatory Drone Registration
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:22PM Getting Over Getting Over Uber: Tim O'Reilly Does the Math
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:45AM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:29AM FCC's WiFi Rule-Making: Making It Fair For Both Open Source and Proprietary
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:23AM UK MPs Hold Emergency Debate After Court Makes It Legal For GCHQ To Spy On Them
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:12AM UCF Researchers Perform World's First Automated Mass-Crowd Count
Thursday October 15, 2015 @07:19AM Big Data Attempts To Find Meaning In 40 Years of UK Political Debate
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @02:02PM The United States and Israel Sign Space Cooperation Agreement
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @11:29AM How Putin Tried To Control the Internet
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @11:45AM Australian ISPs Not Ready For Mandatory Data Retention
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @07:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Monday October 12, 2015 @05:08PM British Police Stop 24/7 Monitoring of Julian Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy
Monday October 12, 2015 @12:03PM Bernie Sanders Comes Out Against CISA
Sunday October 11, 2015 @08:42PM The World of Luxury Bomb Shelters
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Monday October 05, 2015 @02:39PM What Non-Geeks Hate About the Big Bang Theory
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12PM Selected Provisions: TPP, CETA, and TiSA Trade Agreements
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:19PM Former Cisco CEO: China, India, UK Will Lead US In Tech Race Without Action
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:34PM How the FBI Hacks Around Encryption
Monday September 28, 2015 @04:35PM Doctors On Edge As Healthcare Gears Up For 70,000 Ways To Classify Ailments
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:14PM Europe Agrees To Agree With Everyone Except US What 5G Should Be
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:38AM Edward Snowden Promotes Global Treaty To Curtail Surveillance
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:36AM UberX Runs Into Trouble In Australia With NSW Suspending Vehicle Registration
Monday September 28, 2015 @07:27AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Saturday September 26, 2015 @03:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Saturday September 26, 2015 @09:38AM FTC Begins Investigating Google For Antitrust Violations Over "Home Screen Advantage"
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:49PM GCHQ Tried To Track Web Visits of "Every Visible User On Internet"
Friday September 25, 2015 @03:07PM Nuclear Energy: The Good News and the Bad News In the EPA Clean Energy Plan
Friday September 25, 2015 @01:26PM Saudi Arabia Almost Bought Hacking Team
Friday September 25, 2015 @10:46AM Speaker of the House Boehner Announces Resignation
Thursday September 24, 2015 @05:26PM Making Mining the Asteroids and the Moon Legal
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @11:53AM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:04PM Researchers Push For Access To Confidential Government Records of the Public
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:27AM Legislation Requiring Tech Industry To Report Terrorist Activity Dropped
Monday September 21, 2015 @04:29PM Michigan Sues HP Over Decade Long, $49 Million Incomplete Project
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @09:31PM Veteran FBI Employee Accused of Trying To Beat Polygraph, Suspended Without Pay
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:58AM Delete, Dump and Destroy: Canada's Government Data Severely Compromised
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:36AM UK Govt's Expensive Mobile Coverage Project Builds Just 8 Masts In 4 Years
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:32AM The Campaign To Get Every American Free Money, Every Year
Thursday September 17, 2015 @07:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:34AM Italian Military To Switch To LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:36AM Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Monday September 14, 2015 @10:40PM Microsoft Signs Renewed Cybersecurity Agreement With NATO
Monday September 14, 2015 @04:36PM UK Labour Party's Support For Homeopathy Grows
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:43AM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Sunday September 13, 2015 @05:14PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country To Avoid Government Surveillance?
Sunday September 13, 2015 @02:44PM Sharebeast, the Largest US-based Filesharing Service, Has Its Domain Seized
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @02:18PM Vietnam's Tech Boom: a Look Inside Southeast Asia's Silicon Valley
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @12:34PM Democratizing the Maker Movement
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:47AM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Monday September 07, 2015 @08:18PM Law Professor: Tech Companies Are Our Best Hope At Resisting Surveillance
Monday September 07, 2015 @05:11PM Miami Installs Free Public Sunscreen Dispensers In Fight Against Cancer
Sunday September 06, 2015 @07:35AM Commercial Space Crew Supporters Posit a Conspiracy Theory Involving Funding Shortages
Thursday September 03, 2015 @10:01PM New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement
Thursday September 03, 2015 @04:12PM Copenhagen's New All-Electric Public Carsharing Programming
Thursday September 03, 2015 @04:07PM Congressional Testimony: A Surprising Consensus On Climate
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:24AM Where the Tech Industry's Political Donations Are Going
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Monday August 31, 2015 @10:40PM US Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China In Cyber Attacks
Monday August 31, 2015 @11:52AM Cities Wasting Millions of Taxpayer's Money In Failed IoT Pilots
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:21PM CenturyLink Takes $3B In Subsidies For Building Out Rural Broadband
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 30, 2015 @07:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Saturday August 29, 2015 @01:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Friday August 28, 2015 @06:27PM Croatian Party Advocates Government Adoption of Open Source
Friday August 28, 2015 @10:27AM Croatian party advocates government adoption of open source
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @12:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @05:10PM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:21AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Monday August 24, 2015 @05:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Monday August 24, 2015 @12:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:38PM Judge Orders State Dept, FBI To Expand Clinton Email Server Probe
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:36AM F-35 Might Be Outperformed By Fourth-Generation Fighters
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @08:02PM Former Russian Troll Wins Lawsuit Against Propaganda "Factory"
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @02:46PM Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the Man Who Saved the Space Station, Dies At Age 90
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Sunday August 16, 2015 @02:01PM Ask Slashdot: How To "Prove" a Work Is Public Domain?
Sunday August 16, 2015 @12:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:17PM London Deploys Cycle Superhighways Despite "Old Men In Limos"
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Thursday August 13, 2015 @06:43AM Lawrence Lessig Wants To Run For President So He Can Resign
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @04:53PM Tel Aviv Has Become a "Beta City" For New Technology
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Friday August 07, 2015 @08:10AM North Korea Is Switching To a New Time Zone
Thursday August 06, 2015 @05:25PM 4th Circuit Holds That Obtaining Extended Cell-Site Records Requires a Warrant
Thursday August 06, 2015 @02:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:36AM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Thursday August 06, 2015 @10:59AM U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Monday August 03, 2015 @05:35PM Obama Unveils Major Climate Change Proposal
Monday August 03, 2015 @04:30PM Counterterrorism Expert: It's Time To Give Companies Offensive Cybercapabilities
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:23PM Tesla Presses Its Case On Fuel Standards
Sunday August 02, 2015 @10:21PM China To Impose Export Control On High Tech Drones and Supercomputers
Sunday August 02, 2015 @01:31PM DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract
Friday July 31, 2015 @05:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @07:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:25PM China Lifts Ban On Video Game Consoles
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:19PM Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Revealed In MPAA Emails
Sunday July 26, 2015 @09:25AM Modernizing the Copyright Office
Sunday July 26, 2015 @07:16AM Senate Passes 'No Microsoft National Talent Strategy Goal Left Behind Act'
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @04:54PM France To Reduce Reliance On Nuclear Power
Thursday July 23, 2015 @01:31PM "Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Monday July 20, 2015 @02:32PM There Is No "Next Great Copyright Act", Remain Calm
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:59PM Scientology Group Urged Veto of Mental Health Bill
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @07:17PM NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @05:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:55AM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:45AM Hillary Clinton Takes Aim At 'Gig Economy'
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:21PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Sunday July 12, 2015 @09:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @08:36AM FTC Officials Looking Into Apple's Streaming Business Model, Say Sources
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:03PM Amnesty International Seeks Explanation For 'Absolutely Shocking' Surveillance
Friday July 10, 2015 @03:12PM Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads
Friday July 10, 2015 @03:10PM The Uber Economy Needs a New Category of Worker
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:35AM Hacking Team Breach Leaks Zero-Days, Renews Fight To Regulate Cyberweapons
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Thursday July 09, 2015 @01:07PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @12:39PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Monday July 06, 2015 @11:45AM Software Devs Leaving Greece For Good, Finance Minister Resigns