Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @07:14PM Judge Allows Kim Dotcom To Livestream Court Hearing
Monday August 29, 2016 @06:16PM European Commission To Issue Apple An Irish Tax Bill of $1.1 Billion, Says Report
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:54PM FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones In The Air Within A Year
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Monday August 29, 2016 @01:58PM FBI Says Foreign Hackers Breached State Election Systems
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Sunday August 28, 2016 @07:45PM Google Tests A Software That Judges Hollywood's Portrayal of Women
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Saturday August 27, 2016 @08:18PM EU Copyright Reform Proposes Search Engines Pay For Snippets
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:34PM Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:27AM HAARP Holds Open House To Dispel Rumors Of Mind Control
Friday August 26, 2016 @06:26PM Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft Sign White House Pledge For Equal Pay
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:04AM Amazon, NVIDIA and The CIA Want To Teach AI To Watch Us From Space
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:12PM FCC Proposes 5G Cybersecurity Requirements, Asks For Industry Advice
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:13PM Malware Sold To Governments Helped Them Spy on iPhones
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @04:48PM HP Hit With Age-Discrimination Suit Claiming Old Workers Purged
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @12:42PM Nuclear Waste Accident 2 Years Ago May Cost More Than $2 Billion To Clean Up
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:31PM FBI Investigating Russian Hack Of New York Times Reporters, Others
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Monday August 22, 2016 @08:02PM North Korea Unveils Netflix-Like Streaming Service Called 'Manbang'
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:31PM New Mexico Nuclear Accident Ranks Among the Costliest In US History
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:21AM Four Code Bootcamps Are Now Eligible For Government Financial Aid
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:19PM Group Wants To Shut Down Tor For a Day On September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @07:54PM Massachusetts Will Tax Ride-Sharing Companies To Subsidize Taxis
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:07AM India Threatens 3-Year Jail Sentences For Viewing Blocked Torrents
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @11:39AM How the H-1B Visa Program Impacts America's Tech Workers
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:28PM Computer Science Professor Gives Failing Grade to Newly Leaked NSA Hacking Tool
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:16PM EFF Accuses T-Mobile of Violating Net Neutrality With Throttled Video
Friday August 19, 2016 @01:02PM AT&T, Apple, Google To Work On 'Robocall' Crackdown
Friday August 19, 2016 @09:47AM The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:30PM Transfer of Internet Governance Will Go Ahead On Oct. 1
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:56AM NSA Worried About Implications of Leaked Toolkits
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:25PM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Saturday August 13, 2016 @07:59PM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @04:59PM America's NIST Seeks Public Comments on Cybersecurity and Cryptography
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Friday August 12, 2016 @10:22PM US Seizure of Kim Dotcom's Assets Will Stand, Says Appeals Court
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:43PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:26PM DEA Ends Its Monopoly On Growing Marijuana For Medical Research
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:33PM Twitter Is Not Legally Responsible For The Rise of ISIS, Rules California District Court
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:18PM China To UK: 'Golden' Ties At Crucial Juncture Over Nuclear Delay
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:10PM Australian Census Website Shut Down On Census Night After 4 DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:08AM London's Metropolitan Police Still Running 27,000 Windows XP Desktops
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:19PM EFF Asks FTC To Demand 'Truth In Labeling' For DRM
Monday August 08, 2016 @07:26PM White House Releases Federal Source Code Policy To Help Government Agencies Go Open Source
Monday August 08, 2016 @05:53PM UK Copyright Extension On Designed Objects Is 'Direct Assault' On 3D Printing
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Monday August 08, 2016 @12:20PM US To Auction $1.6 Million Worth of Bitcoin From Various Cases
Sunday August 07, 2016 @06:11PM FBI Forced To Release 18 Hours of Spy Plane Footage
Sunday August 07, 2016 @02:14PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @07:17PM The New F-35 Is So Stealthy, It's Harder To Train Pilots
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:45PM 'Mayhem' Wins $2M In DARPA's AI Hacking Contest, Draws EFF Scrutiny
Saturday August 06, 2016 @05:30PM Conservative Site Argues Profiting from Snowden 'Treason' May Violate Law
Saturday August 06, 2016 @04:33PM Online Fame Distracts 9th-Grader Who Built That Clock Mistaken For A Bomb
Saturday August 06, 2016 @03:40PM Assange Says Wikileaks is 'Working On' Hacking Donald Trump's Tax Return
Saturday August 06, 2016 @01:03PM Mysterious, Ice-Buried Cold War Military Base May Be Unearthed By Climate Change
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @05:54PM 1,000+ US Spies Are Protecting Rio Olympics, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:57PM Malware Linked To Government of Kazakhstan Targets Journalists, Political Activists and Lawyers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:55AM Australian Census Stirs Up Storm of Privacy Concerns
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @09:26PM Moon Express Gets FAA Approval For Lunar Mission In 2017
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:29PM Pennsylvania To Apply 6% 'Netflix Tax'
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @04:36PM Alphabet Will Begin Testing Project Wing Delivery Drones In the US
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @02:06AM US Air Force Declares F-35A Ready For Combat
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @09:13PM NASA's 'Journey To Mars' Initiative Might Be Delayed Due To Government Audit
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @08:04PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:22PM Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:34PM Judge Rules FBI Violated Fourth Amendment By Recording 200+ Hours of Audio At A Courthouse
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:06PM Britain's Scientists Are 'Freaking Out' Over Brexit
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:37PM Cyberattackers Hijack Screens at Two Vietnam Airports, Broadcast Political Messages
Saturday July 30, 2016 @03:40PM Russian Government Gets 'Hacked Back', Attacks Possibly Launched By The NSA
Saturday July 30, 2016 @02:26PM Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @10:24AM Russia's Rise To Cyberwar Superpower
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:28PM Bruce Schneier: Our Election Systems Must Be Secured If We Want To Stop Foreign Hackers
Friday July 29, 2016 @09:43PM Uber Doesn't Decrease Drunk Driving, Finds New Study
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:22PM World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:20PM Court Ruling Shows The Internet Does Have Borders After All
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:44PM Judge Rules Political Robocalls Are Protected By First Amendment
Friday July 29, 2016 @12:01PM British Spy Agency GCHQ Used URL Shortener To Honeypot Arab Spring Activists
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:01AM FBI Probes Hacking of Democratic Congressional Group
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:37PM UK Judge Calls For An Online Court Without Lawyers To Cut Costs
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:30PM Gary Johnson: I'd Consider Pardoning Snowden, Chelsea Manning
Thursday July 28, 2016 @02:33PM Stiglitz Calls Apple's Profit Reporting In Ireland 'a Fraud'
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @06:47PM US Government to Pay $2 Million for Automatic Hacking System
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:40PM Rio Olympics Will Be First Sporting Event Watched By 'Eye In The Sky' Drone Cameras
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:18PM EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @02:33PM Obama Creates a Color-Coded Cyber Threat 'Schema' After the DNC Hack
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:49PM Feds To Deploy Anti-Drone Software Near Wildfires
Monday July 25, 2016 @08:02PM Amazon Partners With UK Government To Test Drone Deliveries
Monday July 25, 2016 @05:26PM China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:19AM Microsoft Can't Shield User Data From Government, Says Government
Sunday July 24, 2016 @06:33PM New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray
Sunday July 24, 2016 @04:54PM Clinton Campaign: Russia Leaked Emails to Help Trump
Sunday July 24, 2016 @12:09PM EU To Give Free Security Audits To Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:00PM Homeland Security Border Agents Can Seize Your Phone
Saturday July 23, 2016 @12:37PM Almost Half Of All TSA Employees Have Been Cited For Misconduct
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:31AM Maximizing Economic Output With Linear Programming...and Communism
Saturday July 23, 2016 @05:52AM Microsoft Rewrites Wassenaar Arms Control Pact To Protect The Infosec Industry
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:43PM Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate
Friday July 22, 2016 @05:18PM Issa Bill Would Kill A Big H-1B Loophole
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:32PM Edward Snowden At Comic-Con: 'I Live a Surprisingly Free Life'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:00PM Texas Man Who Acted As Russian Agent Gets 10 Years' Prison
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:06PM 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Movie Was Financed With Stolen Money, Says DOJ
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:18PM Feds Seize KickassTorrents Domains and Arrest Owner In Poland
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:54PM EPA's Gasoline Efficiency Tests Provide No Valid Information At All
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:38PM China Bans Ad Blocking
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @03:57PM US Navy Faces $600M Lawsuit For Allegedly Pirating 3D VR Software
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:37PM WikiLeaks Releases 300K Turkey Government Emails In Response To Erdogan's Post-Coup Purges
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @09:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:18PM UK 'Emergency' Bulk Data Slurp Permissible In Pursuit Of 'Serious Crime'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:52PM Brazil Judge Orders Phone Carriers To Block WhatsApp Message App
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:34PM Volkswagen Sued For Violating State Environmental Statutes With Dieselgate
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:03AM Google: Government Requests For User Data Hit All-Time High In Second Half Of 2015
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:52PM Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Sunday July 17, 2016 @11:01PM New Zealand Crowdfunds $1.7 Million To Buy A Private Beach
Sunday July 17, 2016 @09:35PM DARPA Will Stage an AI Fight in Las Vegas For DEF CON
Sunday July 17, 2016 @06:56PM The Case Against a Universal Basic Income
Sunday July 17, 2016 @06:16PM Cities Struggling To Crack Down On Airbnb Renters
Sunday July 17, 2016 @05:29PM U.S. Curtails Federal Election Observers
Sunday July 17, 2016 @02:22PM Did Armenia Censor Facebook?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:18PM New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:24PM Is The DOJ Using Obsolete Software To Subvert FOIA Requests?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @04:59PM First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review
Saturday July 16, 2016 @03:17PM Energy Prices Skyrocket in South Australia
Saturday July 16, 2016 @02:25PM Bird-Shaped Drone Symbolizes New Forms Of Covert Surveillance To Come
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:41AM Russia Is Building a Nuclear Space Bomber
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:25PM Patriot Act Expansion Fails In The House
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:11PM Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Blocked In Turkey During Reported Coup Attempt
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:12PM Samsung In Talks With BYD To Buy Stake In Electric-Car Maker
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:55PM White House Pledges $400M To Back Speedier 5G Wireless Networks
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:20AM Sir Tim Berners-Lee Makes a Last-Minute Plea To Save Net Neutrality in Europe
Thursday July 14, 2016 @09:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:28PM Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift
Thursday July 14, 2016 @06:17PM Emirati Man Gets 3-Month Prison Sentence Over Instagram Insult
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:11PM 145 Tech Leaders Say 'Trump Would Be A Disaster For Innovation'
Thursday July 14, 2016 @11:47AM In Privacy Victory, Microsoft Wins Appeal Over Foreign Data Warrant
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @10:50PM 'Fourth Amendment Caucus' Aims To Fight Government Surveillance
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:16PM Theresa May Becomes UK's 'Spy Queen' and New Prime Minister
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @03:23PM China Hacked US Banking Regulator From 2010 Until 2013 - and US Officials Covered It Up: Report
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @01:48PM Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Documents
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:57PM FBI Closes D.B. Cooper Investigation After 45 Years
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:23AM Warner Bros. Settles FTC Charge For Not Disclosing Payments To YouTubers For Positive Reviews
Monday July 11, 2016 @08:43PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:06PM Third Tesla Crashes Amid Report of SEC Investigation
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:35PM Stuxnet/Cyberwar Documentary Reviewer: 'The U.S. Has Pwned Iran'
Sunday July 10, 2016 @08:35PM Kentucky Anonymous Member Indicted Three Years After FBI Raid
Sunday July 10, 2016 @06:02PM EFF Delivers 210,000 Signatures Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:36PM Telecoms Promise 5G Networks If EU Cripples Net Neutrality
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Sunday July 10, 2016 @11:20AM Is A Rational Nation Ruled By Science A Terrible Idea?
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:09PM US Terrorist Conviction Appealed Over Use of NSA Data
Saturday July 09, 2016 @06:22AM Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom Thinks Websites Should Be Rated Like Films
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:56PM UK Proposes Mandatory Age Verification For Porn Sites
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:48PM IRS Is Suing Facebook Over Asset Transfers In Ireland
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @06:28PM DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton