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Date / TimeStory
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:26PM Australia Moves Toward New Restrictions On Technology Export and Publication
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:18AM Single Group Dominates Second Round of Anti Net-Neutrality Comment Submissions
Monday December 15, 2014 @05:18PM The Pirate Bay Responds To Raid
Monday December 15, 2014 @10:08AM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Friday December 12, 2014 @08:16PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Thursday December 11, 2014 @08:14AM Report: Big Issues Remain Before Drones Can Safely Access National Airspace
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @01:03PM Court Orders Uber To Shut Down In Spain
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:27PM The Rise of the Global Surveillance Profiteers
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:16AM In North Korea, Hackers Are a Handpicked, Pampered Elite
Monday December 08, 2014 @09:16AM Economist: US Congress Should Hack Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Sunday December 07, 2014 @05:36PM Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened
Sunday December 07, 2014 @03:16PM New Mexico Levies $54M Against Energy Dept. For Violations At Nuclear Repository
Friday December 05, 2014 @07:26PM Chinese Government Moves To Crack Down On Puns
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:49PM FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records
Thursday December 04, 2014 @01:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:19AM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @04:15PM What Canada Can Teach the US About Net Neutrality
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @02:51PM Comcast Forgets To Delete Revealing Note From Blog Post
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Monday December 01, 2014 @11:35AM How the FCC CIO Plans To Modernize 207 Legacy IT Systems
Sunday November 30, 2014 @10:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Friday November 28, 2014 @01:51AM Wikipedia's "Complicated" Relationship With Net Neutrality
Thursday November 27, 2014 @05:29PM Google Should Be Broken Up, Say European MPs
Thursday November 27, 2014 @08:51AM Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:38AM Kim Dotcom Regrets Not Taking Copyright Law and MPAA "More Seriously"
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:26AM Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven
Monday November 24, 2014 @03:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:10PM Bidding In Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:58AM Spaceport America Loses $1.7 Million Due To Virgin Galactic Delays
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:45AM Prospects Rise For a 2015 UN Climate Deal, But Likely To Be Weak
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:56PM Another Hint For Kryptos
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:08PM The EU Has a Plan To Break Up Google
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @09:56PM US Intelligence Unit Launches $50k Speech Recognition Competition
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @01:01PM Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @08:30AM Sweden Considers Adding "Sexism" Ratings To Video Games
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:26PM State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies
Saturday November 15, 2014 @07:06PM US DOE Sets Sights On 300 Petaflop Supercomputer
Saturday November 15, 2014 @02:34PM Former Police Officer Indicted For Teaching How To Pass a Polygraph Test
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:01AM US Dept. of Energy To Build Two New World-Class Supercomputers
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:04PM Comcast Kisses-Up To Obama, Publicly Agrees On Net Neutrality
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:44PM The Downside to Low Gas Prices
Friday November 14, 2014 @06:42PM FCC Says Net Neutrality Decision Delay Is About Courts, Not Politics
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:37PM Internet Voting Hack Alters PDF Ballots In Transmission
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @04:50PM AT&T To "Pause" Gigabit Internet Rollout Until Net Neutrality Is Settled
Monday November 10, 2014 @11:18AM President Obama Backs Regulation of Broadband As a Utility
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:07AM Report: Federal Workers, Contractors Behind Half of Government Cyber Breaches
Sunday November 09, 2014 @07:43PM 25th Anniversary: When the Berlin Wall Fell
Sunday November 09, 2014 @09:16AM Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Sunday November 09, 2014 @08:07AM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:52PM Amazon's Luxembourg Tax Deals
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @02:27PM Net Neutrality Alone Won't Solve ISP Throttling Abuse, Here's Why
Monday November 03, 2014 @02:42PM Ford Develops a Way To Monitor Police Driving
Monday November 03, 2014 @09:26AM Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History
Sunday November 02, 2014 @08:57PM China To Merge High-Speed Train Makers To Cut Competition
Sunday November 02, 2014 @07:43PM Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic
Sunday November 02, 2014 @06:15PM US Midterm Elections Discussion
Sunday November 02, 2014 @09:32AM Is Public Debate of Trade Agreements Against the Public Interest?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @08:33AM Real Net Neutrality Problem: 'Edge Provider' vs 'End User'
Saturday November 01, 2014 @07:34PM Video Raises Doubts About Attkisson's Claims of Malicious Hacking
Saturday November 01, 2014 @01:18PM Free Broadband For NYC Public Housing?
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:52PM Boo! The House Majority PAC Is Watching You
Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:58PM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:20PM Swedish Regulator Orders Last "Hold-Out" ISP To Retain Customer Data
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:06PM Statisticians Study Who Was Helped Most By Obamacare
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @09:31PM Labor Department To Destroy H-1B Records
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @09:29PM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @07:38PM MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @02:23PM Power and Free Broadband To the People
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @12:21PM Is the Outrage Over the FBI's Seattle Times Tactics a Knee-Jerk Reaction?
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:59PM FTC Sues AT&T For Throttling 'Unlimited' Data Plan Customers Up To 90%
Monday October 27, 2014 @02:28PM 20 More Cities Want To Join the Fight Against Big Telecom's Broadband Monopolies
Monday October 27, 2014 @02:18PM Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer
Sunday October 26, 2014 @09:37PM Steve Ballmer Gets Billion-Dollar Tax Write-Off For Being Basketball Baron
Sunday October 26, 2014 @10:28AM Study: New Jersey e-Vote Experiment After Sandy a Disaster
Thursday October 23, 2014 @09:36PM Incapacitating Chemical Agents: Coming Soon To Local Law Enforcement?
Thursday October 23, 2014 @05:03PM Tech Firm Fined For Paying Imported Workers $1.21 Per Hour
Thursday October 23, 2014 @07:49AM Sale of IBM's Chip-Making Business To GlobalFoundries To Get US Security Review
Thursday October 23, 2014 @07:35AM Proposed Penalty For UK Hackers Who "Damage National Security": Life
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @04:23PM Michigan Latest State To Ban Direct Tesla Sales
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:36AM Shooting At Canadian Parliament
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:40AM Safercar.gov Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @09:04AM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:36PM The Woman Who Should Have Been the First Female Astronaut
Sunday October 19, 2014 @01:55AM BBC Takes a Stand For the Public's Right To Remember Redacted Links
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:21PM NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting For Private Security Firm
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:44AM Journalists Route Around White House Press Office
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @10:08PM As Prison Population Sinks, Jails Are a Steal
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:22PM Trans-Pacific Partnership May Endanger World Health, Newly Leaked Chapter Shows
Thursday October 16, 2014 @04:52PM Internet Companies Want Wireless Net Neutrality Too
Thursday October 16, 2014 @02:03PM Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:49AM Worcester Mass. City Council Votes To Keep Comcast From Entering the Area
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @03:55PM Commerce Secretary: US Wants Multi-Stakeholder Process To Preserve Internet
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @12:06PM Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @08:57AM Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:42PM China Bans "Human Flesh Searching"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @04:47PM Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @08:18AM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany
Friday October 10, 2014 @08:41PM NSA To Scientists: We Won't Tell You What We've Told You; That's Classified
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:48PM FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Thursday October 09, 2014 @08:00AM Eric Schmidt: Anxiety Over US Spying Will "Break the Internet"
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @02:33PM AT&T To Repay $80 Million In Shady Phone Bill Charges
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @12:26PM Gmail Security Is a Problem For Tor Users In Repressive Countries
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:11AM JP Morgan Chase Breach: Shades of a Cyber Cold War?
Monday October 06, 2014 @06:49AM Dubai Police To Use Google Glass For Facial Recognition
Sunday October 05, 2014 @05:21PM Why the FCC Will Probably Ignore the Public On Network Neutrality
Sunday October 05, 2014 @02:07PM NASA Asks Boeing, SpaceX To Stop Work On Next-Gen Space Taxi
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:11AM FCC Puts Comcast and Time Warner Merger On Hold
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:34PM Conservative Groups Accuse FCC of Helping Net Neutrality Advocates File Comments
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:13PM Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:56PM Bangladesh Considers Building World's 5th-largest Data Center In Earthquake Zone
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:47PM UK Government Tax Disc Renewal Website Buckles Under Pressure
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Thursday September 25, 2014 @06:00PM Forest Service Wants To Require Permits For Photography
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:21PM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Thursday September 25, 2014 @04:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:46PM Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:52AM Why India's Mars Probe Was So Cheap
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:48AM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:17AM Seattle Passes Laws To Keep Residents From Wasting Food
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:11AM Shadowy Tech Brokers Deliver Data To the NSA
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:05AM New Nigerian ID Card Includes Prepay MasterCard Wallet
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:03AM NATO Set To Ratify Joint Defense For Cyberattacks
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @08:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:25AM Netflix Rejects Canadian Regulator Jurisdiction Over Online Video
Monday September 22, 2014 @04:03PM Service Promises To Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You
Monday September 22, 2014 @01:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Monday September 22, 2014 @07:51AM Nobody's Neutral In Net Neutrality Debate
Sunday September 21, 2014 @11:59AM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Saturday September 20, 2014 @02:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @08:03AM Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists
Thursday September 18, 2014 @06:48AM FCC Chairman: Americans Shouldn't Subsidize Internet Service Under 10Mbps
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @04:25PM Airbnb To Start Collecting Hotel Tax On Rentals In San Francisco
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @11:03AM ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:07AM US Patent Office Seeking Consultant That Can Stamp Out Fraud By Patent Examiners
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:05AM Drone-Based Businesses: Growing In Canada, Grounded In the US
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:32AM WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:37AM Funding Tech For Government, Instead of Tech For Industry
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:06AM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @06:55AM AT&T Proposes Net Neutrality Compromise
Monday September 15, 2014 @03:32PM NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users
Monday September 15, 2014 @01:22PM The FCC Net Neutrality Comment Deadline Has Arrived: What Now?
Monday September 15, 2014 @10:45AM How Governments Are Getting Around the UN's Ban On Blinding Laser Weapons
Saturday September 13, 2014 @05:53AM City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros
Friday September 12, 2014 @10:46AM German Court: Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer E-mails
Friday September 12, 2014 @12:11AM Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:03PM UK Ham Radio Reg Plans To Drop 15 min Callsign Interval and Allow Encryption
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:38PM City of Turin to Switch from Windows to Linux and Save €6M
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:20PM Net Neutrality Comments Surge Past 1.7M, an All-Time Record For the FCC
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:42PM When Scientists Give Up
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @04:51PM Cuba Calculates Cost of 54yr US Embargo At $1.1 Trillion
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @02:22PM Researcher Fired At NSF After Government Questions Her Role As 1980s Activist
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Monday September 08, 2014 @03:41PM Ontario Government Wants To Regulate the Internet
Monday September 08, 2014 @03:28PM AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:16AM FAA Scans the Internet For Drone Users; Sends Cease and Desist Letters
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM L.A. Times National Security Reporter Cleared Stories With CIA Before Publishing
Sunday September 07, 2014 @05:04PM NASA Panel Finds Fault WIth Curiosity Rover Project's Focus
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:31AM New US Airstrikes In Iraq Intended to Protect Important Dam
Saturday September 06, 2014 @09:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @03:22PM "Net Neutrality" Coiner Tim Wu Is Running For Lt. Governor of New York
Friday September 05, 2014 @07:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Friday September 05, 2014 @05:23PM NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @12:30PM FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Says Switching ISPs Is Too Hard
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @05:13PM Oregon Suing Oracle Over Obamacare Site, But Still Needs Oracle's Help
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:11AM Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested For Protesting Ukraine Invasion
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:03AM NASA's Competition For Dollars
Monday September 01, 2014 @04:30PM Net Neutrality Campaign To Show What the Web Would Be Like With a "Slow Lane"
Monday September 01, 2014 @04:26PM Power Grids: The Huge Battery Market You Never Knew Existed
Monday September 01, 2014 @12:24PM Finland's Nuclear Plant Start Delayed Again
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Sunday August 31, 2014 @10:39AM Hacker Disrupts New Zealand Election Campaign
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @07:46PM African States Aim To Improve Internet Interconnections
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @05:09PM New NRC Rule Supports Indefinite Storage of Nuclear Waste
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:42AM New NRC rule supports indefinite storage of nuclear waste
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @10:04AM A Horrifying Interactive Map of Global Internet Censorship
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:06AM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @03:53PM NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:22PM Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:53AM Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:26PM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Friday August 22, 2014 @06:38PM New EU Rules Will Limit Vacuum Cleaners To 1600W

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