Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:05PM FCC Will Also Order States To Scrap Plans For Their Own Net Neutrality Laws
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @12:53PM Iranian 'Game of Thrones' Hacker Demanded $6 Million Bitcoin Ransom From HBO, Feds Say
Monday November 20, 2017 @06:24PM Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:12PM US Sues To Block AT&T Purchase of Time Warner
Sunday November 19, 2017 @08:30PM Net Neutrality is Essentially Unassailable, Argues Billionaire Barry Diller
Saturday November 18, 2017 @07:20PM Musk-Backed 'Slaughterbots' Video Will Warn the UN About Killer Microdrones
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:30PM The House's Tax Bill Levies a Tax On Graduate Student Tuition Waivers
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:47PM FCC Approves Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:21PM FCC Repeals Decades-Old Rules Blocking Broadcast Media Mergers
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:56PM New EU Consumer Protection Law Contains a Vague Website Blocking Clause
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:16PM FCC Plans December Vote To Kill Net Neutrality Rules
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:46PM Why Google Should Be Afraid of a Missouri Republican's Google Probe
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:28PM FDA Approves Digital Pill That Tracks If Patients Have Ingested Their Medication
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:20PM Pentagon To Make a Big Push Toward Open-Source Software Next Year
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:07PM Study Finds SpaceX Investment Saved NASA Hundreds of Millions
Sunday November 12, 2017 @03:44PM North Korean Hackers Are Targeting US Defense Contractors
Sunday November 12, 2017 @12:34PM US Airports Still Fail New Security Tests
Saturday November 11, 2017 @02:03PM iPhone Encryption Hampers Investigation of Texas Shooter, Says FBI
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:39AM H1-B Administrators Are Challenging An Unusually Large Number of Applications
Friday November 10, 2017 @04:32PM Following Equifax Breach, CEO Doesn't Know If Data Is Encrypted
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:05PM DOJ: Strong Encryption That We Don't Have Access To Is 'Unreasonable'
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:59PM Monopoly Critics Decry 'Amazon Amendment'
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:49PM WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @02:38PM Justice Department Tells Time Warner It Must Sell CNN Or DirecTV To Approve Its AT&T Merger
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @02:16PM Nearly a Third of Millennials Say They'd Rather Own Bitcoin Than Stocks
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @02:05PM Nearly Half of Colorado Counties Have Rejected a Comcast-Backed Law Restricting City-Run Internet
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @04:21PM The US Is Now the Only Country In the World To Reject the Paris Climate Deal
Monday November 06, 2017 @04:52PM Apple Wins $120 Million From Samsung In Slide-To-Unlock Patent Battle
Monday November 06, 2017 @11:01AM Afghanistan Clarifies It Will Not Block WhatsApp, Telegram
Sunday November 05, 2017 @06:12PM 'Panama Papers' Group Strikes Again with 'Paradise Papers'
Sunday November 05, 2017 @05:12PM 'Panama Papers' Group Strikes Again with 'Paradise Papers'
Friday November 03, 2017 @03:00PM Republican Tax Plan Kills Electric Vehicle Credit
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:21PM Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming and Humans Are the Cause
Thursday November 02, 2017 @03:13PM Department of Justice Considers Blocking AT&T Deal For Time Warner
Thursday November 02, 2017 @02:05PM Trump Says Broadcom Is Moving Headquarters To US From Singapore
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:26PM CIA Releases 321GB of Bin Laden's Digital Library
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @02:10PM Government Won't Pursue Talking Car Mandate
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @09:32AM Estonia Is Enhancing the Security of Its Digital Identities
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @06:21PM Russia's Anti-VPN Law Goes Into Effect
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:58PM Verizon Wants To Ban States From Protecting Your Privacy
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Monday October 30, 2017 @03:10PM Indiana Is Purging Voters Using Software That's 99 Percent Inaccurate, Lawsuit Alleges
Sunday October 29, 2017 @03:32PM Heathrow Airport Security Files Found on USB Stick In The Street
Sunday October 29, 2017 @01:17PM While Equifax Victims Sue, Congress Limits Financial Class Actions
Sunday October 29, 2017 @12:00PM Portuguese ISP Shows What The Net Looks Like Without Net Neutrality
Saturday October 28, 2017 @04:16PM America's F-35s Can't Fly 22% of the Time, Repair Facilities Six Years Behind Schedule
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:10PM Catalonia Declares Independence; Spain Approves Central Takeover Of Region
Thursday October 26, 2017 @12:57PM McAfee Says It No Longer Will Permit Government Source Code Reviews
Thursday October 26, 2017 @09:50AM San Francisco Just Took a Huge Step Toward Internet Utopia
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:09PM FCC To Loosen TV, Newspaper Ownership Rules
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @07:55AM Kaspersky Admits To Reaping Hacking Tools From NSA Employee PC
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @09:45PM Why We Must Fight For the Right To Repair Our Electronics
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @07:40PM FCC Ends Decades-Old Rule Designed To Keep TV, Radio Under Local Control
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:05PM Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook Blow Even More Cash on Lobbying
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @03:06PM Congress Opens Probe Into FBI's Handling of Clinton Email Investigation
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @10:21AM New Cyber Attacks Hit Airport, Metro in Ukraine
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @09:01AM Microsoft To Drop Lawsuit After US Government Revises Data Request Rules
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14PM FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7,000 Devices Because of Encryption
Monday October 23, 2017 @09:09AM Singapore To Stop Adding Cars to City From February 2018
Saturday October 21, 2017 @09:01PM Canadian Government Teams With Facebook To Protect Election Integrity
Saturday October 21, 2017 @02:12PM YouTube Suspends Account of Popular Chinese Dissident
Friday October 20, 2017 @07:46PM Tech Companies To Lobby For Immigrant 'Dreamers' To Remain In US
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:16PM The US Government Keeps Spectacularly Underestimating Solar Energy Installation
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:08PM Body Camera Study Shows No Effect On Police Use of Force Or Citizen Complaints
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:58PM Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:10PM Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:36PM Apple Watch's LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @03:51PM CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @06:31PM SpaceX's Reusable Rockets Win US Air Force General's Endorsement
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Sunday October 15, 2017 @09:36PM Ask Slashdot: Should Users Uninstall Kaspersky's Antivirus Software?
Sunday October 15, 2017 @06:44PM Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10
Sunday October 15, 2017 @05:36PM Julian Assage Taunts US Government For Forcing Wikileaks To Invest In Bitcoin
Sunday October 15, 2017 @04:19PM Pentagon Turns To High-Speed Traders To Fortify Markets Against Cyberattack
Saturday October 14, 2017 @05:04PM In a Cashless World, You'd Better Pray the Power Never Goes Out
Saturday October 14, 2017 @10:49AM How Open Source Software Helps The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:54PM IRS Suspends $7 Million Contract With Equifax After Malware Discovered
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:54AM Recordings of the Sounds Heard In the Cuban US Embassy Attacks Released
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:27PM US Government Has 'No Right To Rummage' Through Anti-Trump Protest Website Logs, Says Judge
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @03:30PM FCC's Claim That One ISP Counts As 'Competition' Faces Scrutiny In Court
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @01:10PM Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @09:09AM Israeli Spies 'Watched Russian Agents Breach Kaspersky Software'
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @07:09PM Justice Department To Be More Aggressive In Seeking Encrypted Data From Tech Companies
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:57PM Symantec CEO: Source Code Reviews Pose Unacceptable Risk
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:31PM Dutch Government Confirms Plan To Ban New Petrol, Diesel Cars By 2030
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:48PM North Korean Hackers Stole U.S.-South Korean Military Plans, Lawmaker Says
Monday October 09, 2017 @11:44AM SpaceX's Mars Vision Puts Pressure on NASA's Manned Exploration Programs
Sunday October 08, 2017 @05:29PM The Case Against Biometric IDs
Saturday October 07, 2017 @03:37PM Bitcoin Transactions Lead To Arrest of Major Drug Dealer
Friday October 06, 2017 @11:08PM HP Enterprise Let Russia Scrutinize The Pentagon's Cyberdefense Software
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:19PM Sprint, T-Mobile Could Announce a Merger By Month's End
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:59AM US Jobs Dropped By 33,000 In September, Likely Due To Storms
Thursday October 05, 2017 @04:43PM Vice President Pence Vows US Astronauts Will Return To the Moon
Thursday October 05, 2017 @12:32PM Russian Hackers Exploited Kaspersky Antivirus To Steal NSA Data on US Cyber Defense: WSJ
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:37PM Artificial Intelligence Has 'Great Potential, But We Need To Steer Carefully,' LinkedIn Co-founder Says
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:23PM US Congress Investigates Patent 'Gifts' That Evade Inter Partes Review
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @02:50PM US Senate Panel Approves Self-Driving Car Legislation
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:46PM IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @12:11PM UK Government Could Imprison People For Looking At Terrorist Content
Monday October 02, 2017 @05:43PM Ex-Verizon Lawyer Ajit Pai Confirmed To Second Term As FCC Chair
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:00PM Supreme Court Won't Hear Kim Dotcom's Civil Forfeiture Case
Saturday September 30, 2017 @06:06PM Russia Suspected In GPS-Spoofing Attacks On Ships
Saturday September 30, 2017 @05:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Saturday September 30, 2017 @03:07PM Squabble With Contractor Delayed Equifax's Response To Data Breach
Saturday September 30, 2017 @10:18AM US Consumer Groups Warn 'Robot Car Bill' Threatens Safety
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @09:40PM Steve Wozniak: Net Neutrality Rollback 'Will End the Internet As We Know It'
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:06PM FCC Silenced Puerto Rico Radio Station's Boosters In March 2017
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:01PM Apple Reports 400 Percent Rise In National Security Requests
Friday September 29, 2017 @03:19PM US Slashing Embassy Staff In Cuba Because of Apparent Sonic 'Attacks'
Friday September 29, 2017 @03:15PM Spanish Court Orders Google To Delete App Used For Catalan Independence Vote
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:50PM Dubai Proposes Giant Simulated Mars City In the Desert
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:29PM FCC Chief Tells Apple To Turn on iPhone's FM Radio Chip
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:16PM Air Force Gives 10-Year-Old Orbiting Satellite To Ham Radio Operators
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:02PM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @09:55PM Bell Canada Wants Pirate Websites Blocked For Canadians
Monday September 25, 2017 @11:13PM NSA Targeted 106,000 Foreigners In Spy Program Up For Renewal
Monday September 25, 2017 @12:21PM President Donald Trump and His Daughter Ivanka To Unveil a New Federal Computer Science Initiative With Major Tech Backers
Saturday September 23, 2017 @05:22PM Spain's Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship
Friday September 22, 2017 @08:56PM Governments Turn Tables By Suing Public Records Requesters
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:49PM Facebook Will Share Copies of Political Ads Purchased by Russian Sources With the US Congress
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:48PM Distrustful US Allies Force Spy Agency To Back Down In Encryption Fight
Thursday September 21, 2017 @12:22PM Bitcoin Futures-Based ETF Likely To Be Approved in the US
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Monday September 18, 2017 @03:24PM Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of US Criminal Probe
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:08AM NSA Launches 'Codebreaker Challenge' For Students: Stopping an Infrastructure Attack
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:18PM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:33PM Trump Blocks China-Backed Takeover of US Chip Maker 'Lattice Semi'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:12PM Wisconsin State Legislature Signs Off On $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Package
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Thursday September 14, 2017 @09:30AM In a Highly Unusual Move, FTC Confirms It Is Investigating Equifax
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @06:23PM Silicon Valley Bosses Are Globalists, Not Libertarians
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:35PM Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:17PM Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @03:22PM Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:16PM Virginia Scraps Electronic Voting Machines Hackers Destroyed At DefCon
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:13PM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Sunday September 10, 2017 @10:26PM Government Officials Begin Investigating Equifax Breach
Sunday September 10, 2017 @12:23AM Four EU Countries Seek Higher Taxes On Google and Amazon
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:41PM America's Data-Swamped Spy Agencies Pin Their Hopes On AI
Saturday September 09, 2017 @04:36PM The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins
Saturday September 09, 2017 @10:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:15PM Uber Faces FBI Probe Over Program Targeting Rival Lyft
Friday September 08, 2017 @09:54AM Seoul Is Reinventing Itself As a Techno-Utopia
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @12:21PM House Passes Bill To Speed Deployment of Self-driving Cars
Monday September 04, 2017 @03:16PM 80% of UK Government IT Projects Suffer Delays Due To Tax Clampdown
Monday September 04, 2017 @10:48AM AI Could Lead To Third World War, Elon Musk Says
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:25AM Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach
Friday September 01, 2017 @10:16PM 'Pay With Your Face' Technology Tested in a KFC Store In China
Thursday August 31, 2017 @03:05PM Apple Calls For FCC To Keep 'Strong, Enforceable' Net Neutrality Protections
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @02:12PM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @10:13PM Is Slashdot Blocked In Parts Of India?
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:14PM The IRS Decides Who To Audit By Data Mining Social Media
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @07:29PM South Korea Moves Towards The World's First 'Robot Tax'
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @03:20PM One Day Left To Comment on the FCC's Plan To Kill Net Neutrality
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @12:25PM On Internet Privacy, Be Very Afraid
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:28PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Monday August 28, 2017 @12:54PM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Sunday August 27, 2017 @11:11PM As Prosecutors Submit Evidence, WannaCry Hero's Legal Fund Returns All Donations
Sunday August 27, 2017 @08:28PM China Orders Internet Comments Linked To Real Identities
Friday August 25, 2017 @09:43PM Tasers Implicated In Far More Deaths Than We Previously Thought
Friday August 25, 2017 @04:43PM Your Personal Information Is Now the World's Most Valuable Commodity
Friday August 25, 2017 @03:19PM New Zealand High Court Rules Operation Against Kim Dotcom Was Illegal
Friday August 25, 2017 @10:24AM 'US Intelligence Agencies Should Put Up Or Shut Up With Kaspersky Rumors'
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:18PM DC Judge Approves Government Warrant For Data From Anti-Trump Website
Thursday August 24, 2017 @05:58PM The CIA Built a Fake Software Update System To Spy On Intel Partners
Thursday August 24, 2017 @05:18AM India's Top Court Rules Privacy a Fundamental Right in Blow To Government
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:34PM IRS Now Has a Tool To Unmask Bitcoin Tax Evaders
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:01PM FTC Approves Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:22PM Justice Department Walks Back Demand For Information On Anti-Trump Website
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:14PM Getting NASA To Comply With Simple FOIA Requests Is a Nightmare
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @02:19PM Estonia Proposes Estcoin, a Government Backed Cryptocurrency, Issued Via an Initial Coin Offering After e-Residency Success
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:20PM China Relaunches World's Fastest Train
Sunday August 20, 2017 @06:28PM Alleged Yahoo Hacker Will Be Extradited To The US
Sunday August 20, 2017 @12:18PM FBI Accepts New Evidence in 46-Year-Old D.B. Cooper Case
Saturday August 19, 2017 @03:08PM Microsoft Avoids Washington State Taxes, Gives Nevada Schoolkid A Surface Laptop
Saturday August 19, 2017 @02:44PM A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard
Saturday August 19, 2017 @12:16AM US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage
Friday August 18, 2017 @11:46PM FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky
Thursday August 17, 2017 @03:28PM Ukraine Hacker Cooperating With FBI In Russia Probe, Says Report
Thursday August 17, 2017 @08:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Monday August 14, 2017 @06:25PM Justice Department Demands 1.3 Million IP Addresses Related To Anti-Trump Website
Monday August 14, 2017 @04:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Sunday August 13, 2017 @06:47PM Why AI Won't Take Over The Earth
Friday August 11, 2017 @06:03PM Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:16PM FBI Says Islamic State Used eBay, PayPal To Channel Money To the US
Friday August 11, 2017 @03:10PM FCC Extends Net Neutrality Comment Period By Two Weeks
Thursday August 10, 2017 @05:43PM Why Amazon's UK Tax Bill Has Dropped 50%
Thursday August 10, 2017 @05:18PM Hearing Loss of US Diplomats In Cuba Is Blamed On Covert Device
Thursday August 10, 2017 @04:55PM Wisconsin Won't Break Even On Foxconn Plant Deal For Over Two Decades