Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:42AM Ecuador is Fighting Crime Using Chinese Surveillance Technology
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @09:46AM Hawaii Governor Didn't Correct False Missile Alert Sooner Because He Didn't Know His Twitter Password
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:51PM Trump Administration Approves Tariffs of 30 Percent On Imported Solar Panels
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:47PM Montana Becomes First State To Implement Net Neutrality After FCC Repeal
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:09PM China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials
Sunday January 21, 2018 @07:31PM Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Sunday January 21, 2018 @03:52PM Microsoft Fights Search Warrants for Overseas Emails in the Supreme Court
Sunday January 21, 2018 @11:53AM iPhone X Purchase Leads To Police, Battering Ram, and Handcuffs
Saturday January 20, 2018 @03:26AM 'New California' Movement Wants To Create a 51st State
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:38AM What a Government Shutdown Will Mean For NASA and SpaceX
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:35PM Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Admit Broadband Competition Is a Problem
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @04:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:57PM Amazon Won't Say If It Hands Your Echo Data To the Government
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:57PM LAPD Is Not Using the Electric BMWs It Announced In 2016
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:53PM America's Fastest Spy Plane May Be Back -- And Hypersonic
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:34PM Lawsuit Filed By 22 State Attorneys General Seeks To Block Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:21PM Bitcoin Plunges Below $12,000 To Six-Week Low Over Crackdown Fears
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:47PM France Says 'Au Revoir' to the Word 'Smartphone'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @11:28AM US Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Cut Commercial Ties With Huawei and Oppose China Mobile Citing National Security Concerns
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:32PM Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:47AM Cryptocurrency Traders in South Korea Face Fines For Virtual Accounts
Monday January 15, 2018 @10:32AM Why Uber Can Find You but 911 Can't
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:09AM The Tech Failings of Hawaii's Missile Alert
Sunday January 14, 2018 @11:15PM City of Barcelona Dumps Windows For Linux and Open Source Software
Sunday January 14, 2018 @10:56PM California Will Close Its Last Nuclear Power Plant
Sunday January 14, 2018 @05:10PM How Millions of Iranians Are Evading Internet Censors
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:26PM Chelsea Manning Files to Run for U.S. Senate in Maryland
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:14PM Fake 'Inbound Missile' Alert Sent To Every Cellphone in Hawaii
Saturday January 13, 2018 @05:30AM Is Finland's Universal Basic Income Trial Too Good To Be True?
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:58PM Will Facial Recognition in China Lead To Total Surveillance?
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:34PM Many US States Propose Their Own Laws Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:04PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Use Computers To Make Elections Better?
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:47PM US Supreme Court Will Revisit Ruling On Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:33PM Apple's China iCloud Data Migration Sweeps Up International User Accounts
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:26PM FCC Undoing Rules That Make It Easier For Small ISPs To Compete With Big Telecom
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:55PM South Korea Plans To Ban Cryptocurrency Trading
Thursday January 11, 2018 @12:24PM House Passes Bill To Renew NSA Internet Spying Tool
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:50AM Uber Used Another Secret Software To Evade Police, Report Says
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:08PM FCC Plan To Lower Broadband Standards Is Met With 'Mobile Only Challenge'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:42AM Senator Wants Apple To Answer Questions on Slowing iPhones
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:04PM Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:27PM AT&T and Comcast Finalize Court Victory Over Nashville and Google Fiber
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:17PM Senate Bill to Block Net Neutrality Repeal Now Has 40 Co-Sponsors
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:18AM Snowden Joins Outcry Against World's Biggest Biometric Database
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:10PM Senate Will Force Vote On Overturning Net Neutrality Repeal
Monday January 08, 2018 @02:59PM After Iceland and Germany, Now France Declares War on the Gender Wage Gap
Sunday January 07, 2018 @08:29PM SpaceX Completes First Launch of 2018: Secretive 'Zuma' Spacecraft
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:00PM Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
Friday January 05, 2018 @01:12PM What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @07:16PM The FCC Is Preparing To Weaken the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:21PM After Beating Cable Lobby, Colorado City Moves Ahead With Muni Broadband
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:14PM The FCC Is Still Tweaking Its Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @11:10AM Big Tech and Democracy Need To Work Together, Microsoft Executives Say
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:22PM Congo Shuts Down Internet Services 'Indefinitely'
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Saturday December 30, 2017 @09:20PM Iran Cuts Internet Access and Threatens Telegram Following Mass Protests
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:40PM Russia Is Accusing the US of 'Direct Interference' In Its Elections
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @03:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @01:00PM Net Neutrality Complaints Rise Amid FCC Repeal
Saturday December 23, 2017 @08:00PM 12 Days In Xinjiang - China's Surveillance State
Saturday December 23, 2017 @06:01PM Russian Submarines are 'Prowling Around' Undersea Internet Cables
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:01AM 65% of Washington DC's Outdoor Surveillance Cameras Infiltrated by Romanian Hackers
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:16PM Republican's 'Net Neutrality' Proposal Called 'Bait and Switch'
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:14PM Can the FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Decision Be Overturned in Congress?
Friday December 22, 2017 @06:50PM Lithuania Calls On EU To Stop Adjusting Clocks For Daylight Savings
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @08:16PM Republican Lawmaker Introduces Net Neutrality Legislation
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:49PM The White House Is Temporarily Shutting Down Its Petition Website
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @09:38AM New York City Moves To Create Accountability For Algorithms
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:12PM Venezuela Will Force Bitcoin Miners To Register With the Government
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:00PM Internal FCC Report Shows Republican Net Neutrality Narrative Is False
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Monday December 18, 2017 @03:43PM 'There Will Be a [Senate] Vote' To Reinstate Net Neutrality, Schumer Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @12:43PM Ban Sale of Mini Mobiles, Says Justice Minister
Sunday December 17, 2017 @07:49PM Ajit Pai Taunts Net Neutrality Critics. Mark Hamill Taunts Ajit Pai
Saturday December 16, 2017 @06:05PM The US Military Admits It Spent $22 Million Investigating UFOs
Saturday December 16, 2017 @03:38PM Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Plus 1.8 Billion Photos -- Leads to 567 Arrests in China
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:26PM ISPs Won't Promise To Treat All Traffic Equally After Net Neutrality
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:39PM Lawmakers Are Fighting For Net Neutrality
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:54AM No Matter What Happens With Net Neutrality, an Open Internet Isn't Going Anywhere, Says Former FCC Chairman
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:37PM What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean?
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:44PM Trump Signs Law Forcing Drone Users To Register With Government
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:37PM SEC Shuts Down Munchee ICO
Monday December 11, 2017 @11:44PM 129 Million Americans Can Only Get Internet Service From Companies That Have Violated Net Neutrality
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:20PM France To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools
Monday December 11, 2017 @03:54PM President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:13AM German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyberspying
Saturday December 09, 2017 @08:58PM Touting Government/Industry 'Partnership' on Security Practices, NIST Drafts Cybersecurity Framework Update
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:37PM FCC Refuses Records For Investigation Into Fake Net Neutrality Comments
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:15PM Autocratic Governments Can Now 'Buy Their Own NSA'
Saturday December 09, 2017 @12:45AM "The FCC Still Doesn't Know How the Internet Works"
Thursday December 07, 2017 @03:44PM Volkswagen Executive Sentenced To Maximum Prison Term For His Role In Dieselgate
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @08:15PM FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:12AM 'We Could Fund a Universal Basic Income With the Data We Give Away To Facebook and Google'
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:44PM Feds Shut Down Allegedly Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Offering
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:39PM Apple, Google CEOs Bring Star Power as China Promotes Censorship
Sunday December 03, 2017 @07:31PM How 'Grinch Bots' Are Ruining Online Christmas Shopping
Saturday December 02, 2017 @05:50PM Shouting 'Pay Your Taxes', Activists Occupy Apple Stores in France
Saturday December 02, 2017 @02:44AM Drone Pilot Arrested After Flying Over Two Stadiums, Dropping Leaflets
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:03PM Tesla Proves To Be Too Pricey For Germany, Loses Tax Subsidies
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:17PM Was Your Name Stolen To Support Killing Net Neutrality?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:04PM Coinbase Ordered To Report 14,355 Users To the IRS
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @05:08PM EPA Confirms Tesla's Model 3 Has a Range of 310 Miles
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:39PM A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @01:44PM New NSA Leak Exposes Red Disk, the Army's Failed Intelligence System
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:30PM Comcast Hints At Plan For Paid Fast Lanes After Net Neutrality Repeal
Sunday November 26, 2017 @07:59PM Petition Calls for Ouster of FCC Chairman Pai
Sunday November 26, 2017 @01:16PM FBI Failed To Notify 70+ US Officials Targeted By Russian Hackers
Saturday November 25, 2017 @10:34PM Taking The Profit Out Of Killing 'Net Neutrality'
Saturday November 25, 2017 @10:13PM Russia and The US Fight Over Who Gets To Extradite A Hacker
Saturday November 25, 2017 @08:55PM Patent Trolls Are Losing More. Will America's Supreme Court Change That?
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:21PM Bloomberg Op-Ed: The Internet 'Already Lost Its Neutrality'
Friday November 24, 2017 @08:29PM Legislators Take Aim At Star Wars Battlefront II, EA Over 'Gambling In Games'
Friday November 24, 2017 @08:25PM Bipartisan US Election Group Issues Security Tips
Friday November 24, 2017 @05:37PM AT&T, Comcast Lawsuit Has Nullified a City's Broadband Competition Law
Friday November 24, 2017 @05:28PM More Than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments Were Likely Faked
Friday November 24, 2017 @03:36PM Data Breach Hits Australia's Department of Social Services Credit Card System
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:47PM 'We Are Disappointed': Tech Companies Speak Up Against the FCC's Plan To Kill Net Neutrality
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:19PM We'll Never Legalize Bitcoin, Says Russian Minister
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:33PM FCC Ignored Your Net Neutrality Comment, Unless You Made a 'Serious' Legal Argument
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
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