Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:10AM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Sunday March 27, 2016 @09:57PM Why BART Is Falling Apart
Sunday March 27, 2016 @11:58AM NJ Legislator Proposes Fine For Walking While Phone-Distracted
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:00AM Jason Bradbury Believes Coding Lessons In Schools Are a Waste of Time
Friday March 25, 2016 @12:57PM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:53PM D.C. Regulators Approve Exelon's $7 Billion Takeover Of Pepco
Monday March 21, 2016 @07:33PM MuckRock Launches March Madness -- For FOIA
Monday March 21, 2016 @12:53AM Scientists Propose Biodiversity Lab To Redeem Guantanamo Prison Camp
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:47AM NY Bill Would Provide Tax Credit For Open Source Contributors
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:58AM NASA's Journey To Mars May Use Nuclear Rockets
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:16AM Gov't Accidentally Publishes Target of Lavabit Probe: It's Snowden
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:14PM Anonymous Doxes Trump, But Leaked Info Underwhelms
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:27PM N. Korea Launches Ballistic Missile
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:54AM DC Metro Closes For Emergency Safety Inspection
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:32AM India Scans a Billion Irises In Interest of National Security
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:36AM During Sunshine Week, MuckRock Looks At Some of the All-Time Greatest Redactions
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Monday March 14, 2016 @08:46AM Obama Administration Supports Recycling Code and Open Source
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Sunday March 13, 2016 @05:52PM NASA Begins Planning the First Human Mission To Cislunar Space
Sunday March 13, 2016 @11:10AM Free Software Supporter and Canadian MP David Graham Talks OSS In Government
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:52PM DARPA Wants Ideas On Weaponizing Off-the-Shelf Tech
Friday March 11, 2016 @02:24PM Russian Bitcoin Issuers Will Risk 7 Years In Prison
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:26PM Apple Announces 'Let Us Loop You In' Event For March 21st
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:02PM Bank of England Looks Into 'Centralized' Bitcoin Alternative, RSCoin
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:40AM In Brazil, Police Overstep Court Order To Sieze Former President's Email
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @09:57AM Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Sides With Apple Over FBI
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:07PM This Was America's Warmest Winter On Record
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:14PM McAfee Says He Lied About iPhone Hacking Method To Get Public Attention
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Sunday March 06, 2016 @03:30AM Kremlin Falls For Its Own Fake Satellite Imagery
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:48PM San Bernadino D.A. Says Shooter's Phone Could Harbor "Cyber Pathogen"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @08:19PM Hundreds of Hackers Celebrate Open Data Day
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:18PM Anonymous Hacks Donald Trump's Voicemail and Leaks the Messages
Saturday March 05, 2016 @03:06PM Join the Hunt For the Government's Oldest Computer
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:50PM EFF On Why FBI Can't Force Apple To Sign Code
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:48PM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:25PM Drupal Creator Floats an "FDA For Data and Algorithms"
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:38PM CRTC Enforced $25/mo Cable TV Is Now Available To Canadians, But With Caveats
Thursday March 03, 2016 @02:46PM Justice Dept. Grants Immunity To Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Email Server
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:21PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:59AM Maryland Public Buses Record Passengers' Conversations
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:22AM Iraq's Mosul Dam Could Burst At Any Time
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:57PM The Case Against Algebra
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:16PM South Korea Breaks Filibuster Record Fighting New Surveillance Bill
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @02:04PM DoD Announces New Bug Bounty Program Called Hack the Pentagon
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @01:10PM FCC Complaints For the 2016 Primary Debates
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @10:36AM FBI Should Try To Unlock iPhone Without Apple's Help, Lawmaker Says
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:44PM Draconian Aussie Science Censorship Law Takes Effect Next Month
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:51AM EFF's Cindy Cohn On Why 'Code Is Speech' Is Key To Apple vs. FBI
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:54AM Documents Reveal Details of EU-US Privacy Shield Data Sharing Deal
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:58PM Judge Favors Apple In iPhone Unlocking Case In New York
Monday February 29, 2016 @03:05PM New Report Cites Dangers of Autonomous Weapons
Friday February 26, 2016 @08:55PM Former Disney IT Worker's Complaint To Congress: How Can You Allow This?
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:32PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:48PM Prosecutors Halt Vast, Likely Illegal DEA Wiretap Operation
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:25PM NYC's Nuclear Power Plant Leaking 'Uncontrollable Radioactive Flow' Into River
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:03PM Apple Is Not Such a Freedom Fighter In China
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:31PM How Donald Trump Uses Twitter As a Weapon of Fear
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:52AM AT&T Sues Louisville Over Google Fiber
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:29AM Microsoft Comes Out In Support of Apple In the Encryption Debate
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:12PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:55PM How Ugandans Overturned an Election-Day Blackout of Social Media Apps
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:54PM Drones Under 2kg May Be Set Free Under Forthcoming FAA Rules
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:51PM Rubio and Kasich Are Living Out a Classic Game Theory Dilemma
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:53PM Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:46PM Army Researchers Patent Self-destructing Bullet Designed To Save Lives
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:41PM President Obama Nominates New Librarian of Congress Who Supports Open Access
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @03:34PM France Seeking $1.76 Billion In Back Taxes From Google
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:38PM FTC Forces Asus To Improve Router Security
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:10PM Australia's Major Parties Vote Against Encryption In Wake of Apple FBI Case
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @08:32PM Facebook Will Still Back Internet.org Despite Indian Gov't Disdain For Free Basics
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @09:35AM German Police Allowed To Use Its Own "Federal Trojan"
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Monday February 22, 2016 @02:00PM Snowden Would Return To US If Government Guarantees Fair Trial
Monday February 22, 2016 @01:47PM Russia's Moon And Mars Exploration Ambitions Hobbled By A Lack Of Money
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:18AM Feds Say There Isn't A Single Safe 'Hoverboard'
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:40AM HTTP GZIP Compression Leaks Data On the Location of Tor Web Servers
Friday February 19, 2016 @06:50PM Edward Snowden To Keynote This Weekend's Free State Project Liberty Forum
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:32PM DoJ Says Apple's Posture on iPhone Unlocking Is Just Marketing
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:19PM Even On eBay, Women Get Paid Less For Their Labor
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:36PM Congressman: Court Order To Decrypt iPhone Has Far-Reaching Implications
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:01PM Judge Slams Anthem, Rules That Breach Constitutes Harm To Customers
Friday February 19, 2016 @02:36PM U.S. Army Testing 3D-Printed Mission-Specific Drones
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:35PM N. Carolina Senator Drafting Bill To Criminalize Apple's Refusal To Aid Decryption
Thursday February 18, 2016 @04:01PM Authorities Arrest Activists Instead of Those Responsible For CA Gas Leak
Thursday February 18, 2016 @03:20PM FCC Votes To Fight Cable's Reign Over Set-top Boxes
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Thursday February 18, 2016 @10:23AM TP-Link Begins Lockdown of Firmware In Response To FCC
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @11:21PM Chief CETA Negotiator Says Treaty "Virtually Complete"
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @05:54PM Edward Snowden Calls For Google To Side With Apple On Encryption Debate
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @11:12AM Ringing Bells' India-Only Android Phone To Run About $4
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @11:17AM End of an Era As Pioneering BBC3 Becomes an Online-Only Station
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:53PM Iranian App Helps Users Avoid Morality Police
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:47PM Preserving Cuba's Classic Cars
Friday February 12, 2016 @11:47AM Austrian Minister Calls For a Constitutional Right To Pay In Cash
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:22PM Debating a Ban On Autonomous Weapons
Thursday February 11, 2016 @09:56PM Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:16PM As Elections Approach, Iran Uses "Far More Advanced" Internet Censorship
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:15AM France Launches Second Salvo Against Facebook
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @06:38PM FAA Eases Drone Restrictions Around Washington, DC
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:29PM Identity Thieves Obtain 100,000 Electronic Filing PINs From IRS System
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:45AM NHTSA Gives Green Light To Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:13PM President Obama Unveils $19 Billion Plan To Overhaul U.S. Cybersecurity
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:57AM Australia Cuts 110 Climate Scientist Jobs: "The Science is Settled."
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @05:57PM Sen. Blumenthal Demands Lifting of IT 'Gag' Order
Monday February 08, 2016 @10:08AM India Blocks Facebook's Free Basics Internet Service
Monday February 08, 2016 @09:45AM Hackers Leak DHS Staff Directory, Claim FBI Is Next
Sunday February 07, 2016 @06:30PM North Korea Accused of Testing an ICBM With Missile Launch Into Space
Sunday February 07, 2016 @10:37AM Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen
Friday February 05, 2016 @10:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:23AM Free State Project Reaches Goal of 20,000 Signups
Thursday February 04, 2016 @08:41PM Everything You Need To Know About the Big New Data-Privacy Bill In Congress
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:03AM IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:29AM Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:50AM Senators Blast Comcast, Other Cable Firms For "Unfair Billing Practices"
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @03:58PM MIT Inches Closer To ARC Reactor Despite Losing Federal Funding
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:56PM Journalist Claims Secret US Flight 'To Capture Snowden' Overflew Scottish Airspace
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @04:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @02:01AM NSA Hacker Chief Explains How To Keep Him Out of Your System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:54PM Air Force Firewall Now Designated a Weapons System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:56PM A Legal Name Change Puts 'None of the Above' On Canadian Ballot
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:41PM US Gov't Confirms Clinton Emails Contained Top-Secret Information
Friday January 29, 2016 @09:56PM Europe Now Has Its Own "Most Wanted Fugitives" Web Page
Friday January 29, 2016 @07:48PM Cable Lobby Steams Up Over FCC Set-Top Box Competition Plan
Friday January 29, 2016 @12:41PM Canadian Government Lobbies Europe To Pass CETA
Thursday January 28, 2016 @05:30PM Satellite Failure Behind GPS Timing Anomaly
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Thursday January 28, 2016 @11:52AM OSINT Analysis of Militia Communications, Equipment and Frequencies
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:38AM Pakistan Orders ISPs To Block Over 400k Porn Websites
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:38PM Filmmaker Forces Censors To Watch 10-Hour Movie of Paint Drying
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:11AM Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data"
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Saturday January 23, 2016 @01:51PM How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City?
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:03AM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Thursday January 21, 2016 @02:13PM Backdoor Account Found On Devices Used By White House, US Military
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @01:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Friday January 15, 2016 @09:30PM The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT
Thursday January 14, 2016 @05:47PM TSA hiring unpaid social media experts to run its @ASKTSA twitter account
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:29PM Kentucky considering banning some social media comments
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @11:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @12:15AM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @09:35AM French Conservatives Push Law To Ban Strong Encryption
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Sunday January 10, 2016 @11:32AM Crypto Guru David Chaum's Private Communications Network Comes With a Backdoor
Saturday January 09, 2016 @06:25PM How We Know North Korea Didn't Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb
Friday January 08, 2016 @02:58PM The US Gov't Could Become the Biggest Customer for Smart Guns
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:10AM South Korea To Restart Propaganda Loudspeakers Along Border
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:35AM Russia Cancels All Moon Missions Till 2025
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @02:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @10:37AM NASA Uncertain How To Proceed In Developing Deep Space Module
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Sunday December 27, 2015 @02:06PM North Korea's Operating System Analyzed
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:36AM How a Young IRS Agent Identified the Man Behind Silk Road
Saturday December 26, 2015 @07:43PM Dissecting a $231 Million High-Tech Boondoggle
Saturday December 26, 2015 @06:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Thursday December 24, 2015 @03:16PM Investigation Into Security Director Who Hacked the Lottery Expands
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:57AM US Stops British Muslim Family From Boarding Flight To Visit Disneyland
Wednesday December 23, 2015 @03:18PM Motion filed in 1st Circuit to enjoin TSA's new mandatory "AIT" screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:19PM DHS's Ongoing Drone Boondoggle
Saturday December 19, 2015 @12:40AM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Monday December 14, 2015 @02:23AM North Carolina Town Defeats Big Solar's Plan To Suck Up the Sun
Sunday December 13, 2015 @07:22PM Why Governments Lie About Encryption Backdoors
Sunday December 13, 2015 @12:09AM WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @03:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Saturday December 12, 2015 @03:31PM Paris Climate Deal Adopted
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:26AM Anonymous Goes After Donald Trump
Thursday December 10, 2015 @12:25PM France Will Not Ban Wi-Fi Or Tor, Prime Minister Says
Thursday December 10, 2015 @12:07PM UK's National Crime Agency Publishes Crazy Cyber-Crime Warning Signs
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:02AM Top Democratic Senator Will Seek Legislation To "Pierce" Through Encryption
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:42AM Theremin's Bug Let Soviets Spy On USA For More Than 7 Years