Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Friday April 20, 2018 @05:31PM Engineers Are Leaving America For Canada
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:50PM Government Accidentally Releases Documents On 'Psycho-Electric' Weapons
Friday April 20, 2018 @03:15PM Palantir Knows Everything About You
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:01PM Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:03PM FDA Wants Medical Devices To Have Mandatory Built-In Update Mechanisms
Thursday April 19, 2018 @09:55AM Finland Is Killing Its Basic Income Experiment
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @10:39AM Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Telegram App, Khamenei Shuts Account
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:24PM IRS 'Direct Pay' Option Not Working on Tax Day
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:14PM Online Tax Filers Will Get Extension After IRS Payment Website Outage
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:54PM Supreme Court Set To Hear Landmark Online Sales Tax Case
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:37PM California Bill Would Restore, Strengthen Net Neutrality Protections
Monday April 16, 2018 @12:59PM State-Sponsored Russian Hackers Actively Seeking To Hijack Essential Internet Hardware, US and UK Intelligence Agencies Say
Sunday April 15, 2018 @10:55AM Pentagon Reports 2000% Increase in Russia Trolls Since Friday
Sunday April 15, 2018 @07:36AM Lawmakers Call FBI's 'Going Dark' Narrative 'Highly Questionable' After Motherboard Shows Cops Can Easily Hack iPhones
Saturday April 14, 2018 @02:01AM Investor Tim Draper Pushes Ballot Measure Splitting California Into 3 States
Friday April 13, 2018 @01:47AM Trump Orders Audit of Postal Service After Suggesting Amazon Is To Blame For Their Troubles
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:53PM Trump Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:28PM NTSB Boots Tesla From Investigation Into Fatal Autopilot Crash
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:05PM It's Surprisingly Easy To Make Government Records Public on Google Books
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:42PM Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
Thursday April 12, 2018 @12:04PM A Wanted Man in China Has Been Caught Because of Facial Recognition Software
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:59PM FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @02:49PM The US Military Desperately Wants To Weaponize AI
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:56PM Democratic Senators Propose 'Privacy Bill of Rights' To Prevent Websites From Sharing Or Selling Sensitive Info Without Opt-In Consent
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:21PM China Removes Four News Apps From Smartphone Stores To Tighten Control
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:39PM 'Erotic Review' Blocks US Internet Users To Prepare For Government Crackdown
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:26PM Facebook Donated To 46 of 55 Members On Committee That Will Question Zuckerberg
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:57PM Apple Tells the EPA Why Cutting the Clean Power Plan Is a Bad Move
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:55PM FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized For Sex-Related Ads
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:26AM Russia Files Lawsuit To Block Telegram Messaging App
Thursday April 05, 2018 @10:46PM The Supreme Court Fight Over Microsoft's Foreign Servers Is Over
Thursday April 05, 2018 @07:07PM The FCC Is Refusing To Release Emails About Ajit Pai's 'Harlem Shake' Video
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:29PM Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:56AM Outgoing White House Emails Not Protected by Verification System
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @03:02PM US Suspects Listening Devices in Washington
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Sunday April 01, 2018 @04:58PM Trump Says He Wants Skilled Migrants But Creates New Hurdles
Sunday April 01, 2018 @07:27AM President of France Emmanuel Macron Talks About Nation's New AI Strategy
Sunday April 01, 2018 @01:27AM Atlanta Still Struggles To Recover From Ransomware Attack
Friday March 30, 2018 @10:53PM 'Thousands of Companies Are Spying On You'
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:56PM Huawei Commits To Bringing Its Products To the US Despite Government Security Concerns
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:44PM Airbnb To Share Information With Authorities On Guests In China
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:26PM Ajit Pai Faces Heat Over Proposal To Take Away Poor People's Broadband Plans
Friday March 30, 2018 @03:43PM EPA Prepares To Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars To Be Cleaner and More Efficient
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:16PM FCC Authorizes SpaceX's Ambitious Satellite Internet Plans
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @11:59AM President Trump Slams Amazon For 'Causing Tremendous Loss To the United States'
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @01:09PM Ecuador Cutting Off WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Communications Outside London Embassy
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @12:24PM Cities Worldwide Spent Over $3 Billion Last Year To Peep On You
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:59PM AT&T/Verizon Lobbyists To 'Aggressively' Sue States That Enact Net Neutrality
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:44PM Zuckerberg Refuses UK Parliament Summons Over Facebook Data Misuse, Agrees To Testify Before Congress
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:22PM FBI Had No Way To Access Locked iPhone After Terror Attack, Watchdog Finds
Monday March 26, 2018 @11:50PM Uber Ordered To Take Its Self-Driving Cars Off Arizona Roads
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:22PM ICE Uses Facebook Data To Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Monday March 26, 2018 @01:11PM Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People's Fingerprints
Sunday March 25, 2018 @03:29AM 'How I Went Dark In Australia's Surveillance State For 2 Years'
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:38AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:44PM New York Councilman Proposes Bill That Would Grant NYC Workers 'Right To Disconnect'
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:15PM FCC Chief Cites Concerns on Spy Threats From Chinese Telecoms Firms
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM Craigslist Personals, Some Subreddits Disappear After FOSTA Passage
Friday March 23, 2018 @11:29AM US Charges Iranians For Global Cyber Attacks on Behalf of Tehran
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:24PM FCC's New 5G Rules Favor Fast Setup Over Federal Reviews
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @03:33PM Trump Announces $60 Billion Tariff on Chinese High-Tech and Other Goods
Thursday March 22, 2018 @11:15AM UK Launches Task Force To Scrutinize Cryptocurrency Risks and Benefits
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:29AM US Spending Bill Contains CLOUD Act, a Win For Tech and Law Enforcement
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @05:12PM Russia Secretly Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency To Evade US Sanctions
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @04:31PM Senate Passes Controversial Online Sex Trafficking Bill
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:47AM Kaspersky Lab Plans Swiss Data Center To Combat Spying Allegations, Report Says
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @01:22PM The NSA Worked To 'Track Down' Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @10:20AM FTC Probing Facebook For Use of Personal Data: Bloomberg
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:35PM Sierra Leone Government Denies the Role of Blockchain In Its Recent Election
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:16PM Ajit Pai Celebrates After Court Strikes Down Obama-Era Robocall Rule
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:26PM Trump Bans Venezuela's New National Cryptocurrency
Monday March 19, 2018 @03:55PM Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, a Big Supporter Of Universal Basic Income, is Running For President
Monday March 19, 2018 @03:27PM Facebook Under Pressure as EU, US Urge Probes of Data Practices
Saturday March 17, 2018 @06:18PM Did Cambridge Analytica Harvest 50 Million Facebook Profiles?
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:52PM Entire Broadband Industry Will Help FCC Defend Net Neutrality Repeal
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:05PM China To Bar People With Bad 'Social Credit' From Planes, Trains
Thursday March 15, 2018 @02:59PM US Says Russia Hacked Energy Grid, Punishes 19 for Meddling
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:54PM New Bill In Congress Would Bypass the Fourth Amendment, Hand Your Data To Police
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @01:05PM SEC Charges Theranos, CEO Elizabeth Holmes With 'Massive Fraud'
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @09:43AM Trump's Pick for New CIA Director Is Career Spymaster
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @12:41AM US Navy Under Fire In Mass Software Piracy Lawsuit
Monday March 12, 2018 @06:54PM Trump Issues Order To Block Broadcom's Takeover of Qualcomm
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Sunday March 11, 2018 @01:54PM EPA's Science Advisory Board Has Not Met in 6 Months
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:20AM Feds Bust CEO Allegedly Selling Custom BlackBerry Phones To Sinaloa Drug Cartel
Saturday March 10, 2018 @09:46PM Are The Alternatives Even Worse Than Daylight Saving Time?
Saturday March 10, 2018 @08:28PM Chinese Police Begin Tracking Citizens With Face-Recognizing Smart Glasses
Saturday March 10, 2018 @02:42AM Lawmakers Continue Fighting For Net Neutrality in the US Senate, Courts, and States
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @06:32PM FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites
Thursday March 08, 2018 @08:38PM Florida Lawmakers Approve Year-Round Daylight Saving Time
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:44PM Trump Promises Copyright Crackdown As DoJ Takes Aim At Streaming Pirates
Thursday March 08, 2018 @05:42PM Bay Area Cities Consider Rideshare Tax On Uber, Lyft
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:34PM California Becomes 18th State To Consider Right To Repair Legislation
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:31PM FBI Again Calls For Magical Solution To Break Into Encrypted Phones
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @12:36PM Leaked Files Show How the NSA Tracks Other Countries' Hackers
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @05:47AM Sri Lanka Blocks Facebook, Instagram To Prevent Spread of Hate Speech
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @07:35PM US Calls Broadcom's Bid For Qualcomm a National Security Risk
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @05:08PM FBI Paid Geek Squad Repair Staff As Informants
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @11:37AM Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:29PM Rhode Island Bill Would Impose Fee For Accessing Online Porn
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:23PM Six Tech Companies Filing Net Neutrality Lawsuit
Monday March 05, 2018 @03:12PM Microsoft To Offer Governments Local Version of Azure Cloud Service
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:00AM Australia Considers Making It Illegal For ISPs To Advertise Inflated Speeds
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:17PM SEC Reportedly Subpoenas Companies and Advisers Over ICOs
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @08:59PM Germany Says Government Network Was Breached
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @02:08PM US Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference, NSA Chief Says
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @11:44AM China Bans Letter N From Internet as Xi Jinping Extends Grip on Power
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:36PM US House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:48PM Net Neutrality Repeal Will Get a Senate Vote In the Spring, Democrats Say
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @03:29PM Supreme Court Wrestles With Microsoft Data Privacy Fight
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @02:42PM China To Crack Down on Cryptocurrency Trading Loophole
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:56PM Coinbase: We Will Send Data On 13,000 Users To IRS
Monday February 26, 2018 @03:09PM Israel-Based Vendor Cellebrite Can Unlock Every iPhone, including the Current-Gen iPhone X, That's On the Market: Forbes
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:31PM FCC Will Auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave Spectrum
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:39PM We Will Regulate Bitcoin if Risks Are Not Tackled, EU Finance Head Says
Sunday February 25, 2018 @02:04AM Trump Administration Cracks Down On H-1B Visa Abuse
Saturday February 24, 2018 @03:39PM New Tech Industry Lobbying Group Argues 'Right to Repair' Laws Endanger Consumers
Friday February 23, 2018 @09:18PM NRA Gives Ajit Pai 'Courage Award' and Gun For 'Saving the Internet'
Friday February 23, 2018 @01:18PM Supreme Court Declines To Broaden Whistleblower Protections
Friday February 23, 2018 @11:15AM Intel Did Not Tell US Cyber Officials About Chip Flaws Until Made Public
Thursday February 22, 2018 @07:02PM 23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:09PM President Trump: 'We Have To Do Something' About Violent Video Games, Movies
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:09PM Taiwan To Ban Plastic Straws, Cups and Shopping Bags By 2030
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @04:52PM Instead of Slowing Down Innovation To Protect Few People, Policymakers Should Focus On Helping Displaced Workers Transition Into New Jobs, ITIF Suggests
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @04:11PM Poland's Central Bank Accused of Paying YouTubers To Make Videos That Attack the Legitimacy of Cryptocurrencies
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:14PM FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:32PM Judge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:02AM Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:35PM Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:37AM US's Greatest Vulnerability is Ignoring the Cyber Threats From Our Adversaries, Foreign Policy Expert Says
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:56PM Labor Board Says Google Could Fire James Damore For Anti-Diversity Memo
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @10:00AM Two Years After FBI vs Apple, Encryption Debate Remains
Thursday February 15, 2018 @11:15AM UK Blames Russia For Cyber Attack, Says Won't Tolerate Disruption
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:20PM FBI, CIA, and NSA: Don't Use Huawei Phones
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @11:22AM Kaspersky Lab Sues Over Second Federal Ban
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:58PM Trump Administration Wants To Fire 248 Forecasters At the National Weather Service
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @01:29PM Bill Gates: Tech Companies Inviting Government Intervention
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @12:11PM US Senators Voice Concern Over Chinese Access To Intellectual Property
Monday February 12, 2018 @09:01PM Comcast Sues Vermont Over Conditions On New License Requiring the Company To Expand Its Network
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:01PM Trump's New Infrastructure Plan Calls For Selling Off Two Airports
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:45PM Daylight Saving Time Isn't Worth It, European Parliament Members Say
Monday February 12, 2018 @01:51PM The Trump Administration is Moving To Privatize the International Space Station: Report
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:43AM Facebook 'Likes' Are a Powerful Tool For Authoritarian Rulers, Court Petition Says
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:05PM There Are Ajit Pai 'Verizon Puppet' Jokes That the FCC Doesn't Want You To Read
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:21AM US Transportation Department Calls For 'Summit' On Autonomous Cars
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:58AM Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday February 08, 2018 @06:58PM Arizona Introduces Bill That Would Allow Residents To Pay Taxes In Bitcoin
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:27PM Detroit Quietly Bans Airbnb
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @12:18PM Meet the Tiny Startup That Sells IPhone and Android Zero Days To Governments
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:50PM Senate Cryptocurrency Hearing Strikes a Cautiously Optimistic Tone
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:54PM FCC Report Claims Broken Broadband Market Has Been Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:49PM New Jersey Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order
Monday February 05, 2018 @01:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Saturday February 03, 2018 @04:12PM Wells Fargo Hit With 'Unprecedented' Punishment Over Fake Accounts
Friday February 02, 2018 @10:33PM Hawaii Missile Alert Worker Fired, Will Sue State for Defamation
Friday February 02, 2018 @08:43PM Investigators Crack DB Cooper Code, Identify Suspect With Possible CIA Connections
Friday February 02, 2018 @07:31PM India Rejects Cryptocurrency, But It Isn't Giving Up On Blockchain
Friday February 02, 2018 @06:51PM Bicyclist Protests Net Neutrality By Slowing Traffic Outside the FCC Building
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:08PM GOP Memo Criticizing FBI Surveillance is Released
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @06:05PM White House Seeks 72 Percent Cut To Clean Energy Research
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:17PM Ford Patents Driverless Police Car That Ambushes Lawbreakers Using AI
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:05PM Tesla Pushes Even More States To Upend Auto Dealer-Friendly Laws
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @10:04AM Apple: We Would Never Degrade the iPhone Experience To Get Users To Buy New Phones
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:17PM US Regulators To Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:16PM Pentagon Reviews GPS Policies After Fitness Trackers Reveal Locations
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Sunday January 28, 2018 @10:24PM Trump Team Considers Nationalizing America's 5G Network
Sunday January 28, 2018 @02:27PM Russian Trolls Created Facebook Events Seen By More Than 300,000 Users
Sunday January 28, 2018 @01:29AM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Saturday January 27, 2018 @09:51PM A Single Line of Computer Code Put Thousands of Innocent Turks in Jail
Saturday January 27, 2018 @09:03PM WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Asks UK Judge to Drop His Arrest Warrant
Saturday January 27, 2018 @05:22PM Uber CEO Urges 'Portable Benefits' for Gig Economy Workers
Friday January 26, 2018 @11:47PM A 15-Year-Old Convinced Verizon He Was the Head of the CIA
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe