Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Monday October 12, 2015 @06:58PM Australian ISPs Not Ready For Mandatory Data Retention
Monday October 12, 2015 @06:08PM British Police Stop 24/7 Monitoring of Julian Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy
Monday October 12, 2015 @01:03PM Bernie Sanders Comes Out Against CISA
Sunday October 11, 2015 @09:42PM The World of Luxury Bomb Shelters
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Monday October 05, 2015 @03:39PM What Non-Geeks Hate About the Big Bang Theory
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:12PM Selected Provisions: TPP, CETA, and TiSA Trade Agreements
Saturday October 03, 2015 @02:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:19PM Former Cisco CEO: China, India, UK Will Lead US In Tech Race Without Action
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:34PM How the FBI Hacks Around Encryption
Monday September 28, 2015 @05:35PM Doctors On Edge As Healthcare Gears Up For 70,000 Ways To Classify Ailments
Monday September 28, 2015 @01:14PM Europe Agrees To Agree With Everyone Except US What 5G Should Be
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:38AM Edward Snowden Promotes Global Treaty To Curtail Surveillance
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:36AM UberX Runs Into Trouble In Australia With NSW Suspending Vehicle Registration
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:27AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Saturday September 26, 2015 @05:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Saturday September 26, 2015 @10:38AM FTC Begins Investigating Google For Antitrust Violations Over "Home Screen Advantage"
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:49PM GCHQ Tried To Track Web Visits of "Every Visible User On Internet"
Friday September 25, 2015 @04:07PM Nuclear Energy: The Good News and the Bad News In the EPA Clean Energy Plan
Friday September 25, 2015 @02:26PM Saudi Arabia Almost Bought Hacking Team
Friday September 25, 2015 @11:46AM Speaker of the House Boehner Announces Resignation
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:26PM Making Mining the Asteroids and the Moon Legal
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @12:53PM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:04PM Researchers Push For Access To Confidential Government Records of the Public
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:27AM Legislation Requiring Tech Industry To Report Terrorist Activity Dropped
Monday September 21, 2015 @05:29PM Michigan Sues HP Over Decade Long, $49 Million Incomplete Project
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:19AM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @10:31PM Veteran FBI Employee Accused of Trying To Beat Polygraph, Suspended Without Pay
Sunday September 20, 2015 @12:58PM Delete, Dump and Destroy: Canada's Government Data Severely Compromised
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:36AM UK Govt's Expensive Mobile Coverage Project Builds Just 8 Masts In 4 Years
Thursday September 17, 2015 @11:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Thursday September 17, 2015 @12:32PM The Campaign To Get Every American Free Money, Every Year
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:31AM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:34AM Italian Military To Switch To LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:40PM Microsoft Signs Renewed Cybersecurity Agreement With NATO
Monday September 14, 2015 @05:36PM UK Labour Party's Support For Homeopathy Grows
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:43PM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Sunday September 13, 2015 @06:14PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country To Avoid Government Surveillance?
Sunday September 13, 2015 @03:44PM Sharebeast, the Largest US-based Filesharing Service, Has Its Domain Seized
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @03:18PM Vietnam's Tech Boom: a Look Inside Southeast Asia's Silicon Valley
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @01:34PM Democratizing the Maker Movement
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:47PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Monday September 07, 2015 @09:18PM Law Professor: Tech Companies Are Our Best Hope At Resisting Surveillance
Monday September 07, 2015 @06:11PM Miami Installs Free Public Sunscreen Dispensers In Fight Against Cancer
Sunday September 06, 2015 @08:35AM Commercial Space Crew Supporters Posit a Conspiracy Theory Involving Funding Shortages
Thursday September 03, 2015 @11:01PM New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement
Thursday September 03, 2015 @05:12PM Copenhagen's New All-Electric Public Carsharing Programming
Thursday September 03, 2015 @05:07PM Congressional Testimony: A Surprising Consensus On Climate
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @09:24AM Where the Tech Industry's Political Donations Are Going
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @09:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Monday August 31, 2015 @11:40PM US Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China In Cyber Attacks
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:52PM Cities Wasting Millions of Taxpayer's Money In Failed IoT Pilots
Monday August 31, 2015 @01:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:21PM CenturyLink Takes $3B In Subsidies For Building Out Rural Broadband
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 30, 2015 @08:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Saturday August 29, 2015 @02:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Friday August 28, 2015 @07:27PM Croatian Party Advocates Government Adoption of Open Source
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:43AM "Sensationalized Cruelty": FCC Complaints Regarding Game of Thrones
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @06:10PM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:21AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Monday August 24, 2015 @06:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:26AM Proposed Rules Would Require Gov't Registration For Malaysian Press Sites
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:38PM Judge Orders State Dept, FBI To Expand Clinton Email Server Probe
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:36AM F-35 Might Be Outperformed By Fourth-Generation Fighters
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @09:02PM Former Russian Troll Wins Lawsuit Against Propaganda "Factory"
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @03:46PM Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the Man Who Saved the Space Station, Dies At Age 90
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Sunday August 16, 2015 @03:01PM Ask Slashdot: How To "Prove" a Work Is Public Domain?
Sunday August 16, 2015 @01:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:17PM London Deploys Cycle Superhighways Despite "Old Men In Limos"
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:43AM Lawrence Lessig Wants To Run For President So He Can Resign
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @05:53PM Tel Aviv Has Become a "Beta City" For New Technology
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @09:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Friday August 07, 2015 @09:10AM North Korea Is Switching To a New Time Zone
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:25PM 4th Circuit Holds That Obtaining Extended Cell-Site Records Requires a Warrant
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Thursday August 06, 2015 @12:36PM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:59AM U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Monday August 03, 2015 @06:35PM Obama Unveils Major Climate Change Proposal
Monday August 03, 2015 @05:30PM Counterterrorism Expert: It's Time To Give Companies Offensive Cybercapabilities
Monday August 03, 2015 @12:23AM Tesla Presses Its Case On Fuel Standards
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:21PM China To Impose Export Control On High Tech Drones and Supercomputers
Sunday August 02, 2015 @02:31PM DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Monday July 27, 2015 @12:41AM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:25PM China Lifts Ban On Video Game Consoles
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:19PM Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Revealed In MPAA Emails
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:25AM Modernizing the Copyright Office
Sunday July 26, 2015 @08:16AM Senate Passes 'No Microsoft National Talent Strategy Goal Left Behind Act'
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @05:54PM France To Reduce Reliance On Nuclear Power
Thursday July 23, 2015 @02:31PM "Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Monday July 20, 2015 @03:32PM There Is No "Next Great Copyright Act", Remain Calm
Thursday July 16, 2015 @10:59PM Scientology Group Urged Veto of Mental Health Bill
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @08:17PM NSA Releases Open Source Security Tool For Linux
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @06:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @12:55PM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:45AM Hillary Clinton Takes Aim At 'Gig Economy'
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:21PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Sunday July 12, 2015 @03:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @09:36AM FTC Officials Looking Into Apple's Streaming Business Model, Say Sources
Saturday July 11, 2015 @11:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:03PM Amnesty International Seeks Explanation For 'Absolutely Shocking' Surveillance
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:12PM Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:10PM The Uber Economy Needs a New Category of Worker
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:35AM Hacking Team Breach Leaks Zero-Days, Renews Fight To Regulate Cyberweapons
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:07PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Monday July 06, 2015 @12:45PM Software Devs Leaving Greece For Good, Finance Minister Resigns
Monday July 06, 2015 @07:45AM Silicon Valley Is Filling Up With Ex-Obama Staffers
Sunday July 05, 2015 @06:26PM Greece Rejects EU Terms
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:19PM Trolls No Longer Welcome In New Zealand
Thursday July 02, 2015 @06:47PM Can New Chicago Taxes On Netflix, Apple, Spotify Withstand Legal Challenges?
Thursday July 02, 2015 @04:55PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:39PM Cuba Connecting Universities With Fiber
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:36AM How Uber Takes Over a City
Sunday June 28, 2015 @04:07PM BBC Curates The "Right To Be Forgotten" Links That Google Can't
Sunday June 28, 2015 @09:52AM Despite Regulatory Nod, Cheap Ebola Test Still Undeployed
Saturday June 27, 2015 @12:06PM 79% of Airbnb Listings In Barcelona Are Illegal
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:07PM Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @04:07PM Elon Musk Probably Won't Be the First Martian
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @03:27PM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:53AM Australia Passes Site-Blocking Legislation
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:30AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:15PM Louisiana Governor Vetoes License Plate Reader Bill, Citing Privacy Concerns
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:04PM "Vision Zero" Aims To Eliminate Traffic Fatalities In San Diego
Monday June 22, 2015 @01:36PM Mayday PAC's Benjamin Singer Explains How You can Help Reform American Politics (Video)
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:44PM Swedish Investigators Attempt Assange Interview; Wikileaks Makes Major Release
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Sunday June 21, 2015 @07:12PM Is the End of Government Acceptance of Homeopathy In Sight?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:54AM Security Oversights and Complacency Set the Stage For Killers' Escape
Sunday June 21, 2015 @08:28AM In 6 Months, Australia Bans More Than 240 Games
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:50PM Near Misses Lead To More Consumer Drone Legislation
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:41PM FCC Votes To Subsidize Broadband Connections For Low-Income Households
Thursday June 18, 2015 @09:11AM Shuttleworth Loses $20m Battle With S. African Reserve Bank Over Expatriated Funds
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:46AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @09:55PM British Government Instituted 3-Month Deletion Policy, Apparently To Evade FOIA
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:45PM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @05:49PM FCC To Fine AT&T $100M For Throttling Unlimited Data Customers
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:31PM Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:12PM Julian Assange To Be Interviewed In London After All
Monday June 15, 2015 @03:42PM Remote Massachusetts Towns Welcome Broadband's Arrival
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:49AM North Korea Blocks Data Access For Foreigners
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:46AM Glen Greenwald: Don't Trust Anonymous Anti-Snowden Claims
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:04PM US Teen Pleads Guilty To Teaching ISIS About Bitcoin Via Twitter
Sunday June 14, 2015 @01:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:41AM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Saturday June 13, 2015 @09:37AM France Claims Right To Censor Search Results Globally
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:27PM Appeals Court Rejects ISP Stay of Neutrality Rules
Thursday June 11, 2015 @05:32PM NASA Releases Massive Climate Change Data Set
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:30PM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:14PM Inspectors Warn Faulty Valves In New-Generation EPR Nuclear Reactor Pose Meltdown Risk
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @04:02PM German Parliament May Need To Replace All Hardware and Software To Stop Malware
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:41AM Microsoft Will Help Iowa Caucuses Go High-Tech
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @10:30AM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:55AM Cuba Forms a CS Professional Society -- It's No ACM
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Monday June 08, 2015 @07:29PM Emails Show How Industry Lobbyists Basically Wrote The Trans-Pacific Partnership
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:54AM Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:40PM Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chaffee Proposes That US Go Metric
Thursday June 04, 2015 @11:02AM Leaked TISA Documents Reveal Privacy Threat
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:34AM Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India