Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @11:47AM US International Tourism Market Share Is Falling Under Trump
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:46PM FCC Won't Punish Stephen Colbert For Controversial Trump Insult
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:34AM Julian Assange Still Faces Legal Jeopardy In Three Countries
Sunday May 21, 2017 @06:42PM Why The US Government Open Sources Its Code
Sunday May 21, 2017 @06:09PM Did China Hack The CIA In A Massive Intelligence Breach From 2010 To 2012?
Sunday May 21, 2017 @02:55PM FCC Won't Release DDoS Logs, And Will Probably Honor Fake Comments
Saturday May 20, 2017 @09:53PM Texas Legislature Clears Road For Uber and Lyft To Return To Austin
Saturday May 20, 2017 @07:48PM Indian Election Officials Challenges Critics To Hack Electronic Voting Machine
Saturday May 20, 2017 @03:59PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:15PM EU Passes 'Content Portability' Rules Banning Geofencing
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:20PM Is Russia Conducting A Social Media War On America?
Friday May 19, 2017 @06:41PM Aftermath From The Net Neutrality Vote: A Mass Movement To Protect The Open Internet?
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:42PM UK Conservatives Pledge To Create Government-Controlled Internet
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:50PM Apple Is Lobbying Against Your Right To Repair iPhones, New York State Records Confirm
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:46PM Justice Department Appoints Former FBI Director Robert Mueller As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @01:38PM US Law Allows Low H-1B Wages; Just Look At Apple
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @11:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Monday May 15, 2017 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:21AM Gizmodo Went Phishing With the Trump Team -- Will They Catch a Charge?
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Sunday May 14, 2017 @07:06PM FCC Suspends Net Neutrality Comments, As Chairman Pai Mocks 'Mean Tweets'
Sunday May 14, 2017 @03:32PM Nuclear Experts Form International 'Nuclear Crisis Group'
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:43PM Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch
Saturday May 13, 2017 @04:37PM Did The UK Police Hire Foreigners To Hack Hundreds of Activists?
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:45PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:50PM Expiring Section 702 of FISA Helped US Conclude Russia Hacked Election To Help Trump, NSA Chief Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:46PM Director of National Intelligence Warns of IoT Security Threats
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @01:53PM Hackers Came, But the French Were Prepared
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:49PM FCC Should Prove DDoS Attacks Stopped Net Neutrality Comments
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:52PM Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:35PM IT Worker Who Trained H-1B-Visa-Holding Replacement Aims For Congress
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:27PM Officials Fear Russia Could Try To Target United States Through Kaspersky AV
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:18PM FCC Says It Was Victim of Cyberattack After John Oliver Show
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:47PM Comcast and Charter Agree Not To Compete Against Each Other In Wireless
Monday May 08, 2017 @02:43PM EPA Dismisses Half the Scientists on Its Major Review Board
Monday May 08, 2017 @10:22AM Unmanned US Air Force Space Plane Lands After Secret, Two-Year Mission
Monday May 08, 2017 @08:38AM Support For a Universal Basic Income Is Inching Up In Europe
Sunday May 07, 2017 @08:47PM Oracle And Cisco Both Support The FCC's Rollback Of Net Neutrality
Sunday May 07, 2017 @06:01PM WikiLeaks Reveals A CIA LAN-Attacking Tool From 'Vault 7'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @09:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:45PM Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools?
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:00PM The FBI Defends Deploying Malware From A Tor Child Porn Site
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:50PM Seattle Restored ISP Privacy Rules in the First Local Blow To Trump's Rollback
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:11AM Leaked Document Reveals UK Plans For Wider Internet Surveillance
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @08:56PM Digital Economy Act: Illegal Kodi Streams Could Now Land Users In Prison For 10 Years
Thursday May 04, 2017 @05:39PM California Seeks To Tax Rocket Launches, Which Are Already Taxed
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:37PM Majority of US Households Now Cellphone-Only, Government Says
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:18PM NSA Collected Americans' Phone Records Despite Law Change, Says Report
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:58PM San Francisco Politician Jane Kim Is Exploring a Tax On Robots
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:50PM India Aims To Make Every Car Electric By 2030 In Bid To Tackle Pollution
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:27PM Man Fined By Oregon For Writing Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer' Files Free Speech Lawsuit
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
Monday May 01, 2017 @10:36AM Trump is Launching a New Tech Group To 'Transform and Modernize' the US Govt
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:09AM DRM Will Be Gone By 2025, Predicts Cory Doctorow
Saturday April 29, 2017 @03:16AM EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades
Friday April 28, 2017 @05:55PM Airbnb Gives In To Regulator's Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:57PM Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:48PM Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
Friday April 28, 2017 @02:51PM NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:50PM NASA Delays First Flight of New SLS Rocket Until 2019
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:41PM Kill Net Neutrality and You'll Kill Us, Say 800 US Startups
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:38PM Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die?
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:53PM Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:32PM NASA Inspector Says Agency Wasted $80 Million On An Inferior Spacesuit
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:28PM Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico's Supreme Court Rules
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:13PM FCC Announces Plan To Reverse Title II Net Neutrality
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @01:40PM Energy Star Program For Homes And Appliances Is On Trump's Chopping Block
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @12:16PM The Cheap Energy Revolution Is Here, and Coal Won't Cut It
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:29PM Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer'
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:18PM EU Lawmakers Include Spotify and iTunes In Geoblocking Ban
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:58PM Ontario Launches Universal Basic Income Pilot
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:49PM The EPA Won't Be Shutting Down Its Open Data Website After All
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:11PM WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Thursday April 20, 2017 @10:59PM US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:04PM Canada Rules To Uphold Net Neutrality
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:12PM FCC Takes First Step Toward Allowing More Broadcast TV Mergers
Thursday April 20, 2017 @01:22PM President Trump Misses 90-Day Deadline To Appoint a Cybersecurity Team After Alleged Russian Hacking
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @09:57AM Steve Ballmer's New Project: Find Out How the Government Spends Your Money
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:41AM Trump To Overhaul H-1B Visa Program To Encourage Hiring Americans
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:26PM Leaked Documents Reveal the Hotel Lobby's Aggressive Plan To Undermine Airbnb
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Sunday April 16, 2017 @08:48PM Uber Face Fines Over Drunk Driving Complaints -- And Lost $2.8 Billion Last Year
Saturday April 15, 2017 @09:47PM North Korea Parades Hybrid 'Frankenmissile', Then Fails Yet Another Missile Launch Test
Saturday April 15, 2017 @04:18PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:47AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Thursday April 13, 2017 @01:12PM No More IP Addresses For Countries That Shut Down Internet Access
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @12:55PM Silicon Valley Kicks Off Fight On Net Neutrality
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:45PM Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Gave Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:52PM US Dismantles Forensic Science Commission
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:35AM Sorry America, Your Taxes Aren't High
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @09:46AM Google Schools US Government About Gender Pay Gap
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:08PM Americans Support Letting Cities Build Their Own Broadband Networks, Pew Finds
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:57PM FCC Kills Plan To Allow Mobile Phone Conversations On Flights
Monday April 10, 2017 @01:40PM Russian Arrested in Spain 'Over US Election Hacking'
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:36AM Spyware Firms in Breach of Global Sanctions
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:02PM US Hacker Sets Off 156 Sirens At Midnight
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:48AM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:29PM Google Accused of 'Extreme' Gender Pay Discrimination By US Labor Department
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:45PM Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court
Friday April 07, 2017 @03:50PM WikiLeaks Reveals Grasshopper, the CIA's Windows Hacking Tool
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:04AM The Cost of Drugs For Rare Diseases Is Threatening the US Health Care System
Friday April 07, 2017 @12:41AM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Plans Fast-Track Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:49PM Uber Contract 'Gibberish', Says MP Investigating Gig Economy
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:43PM London Police Ink Shadowy Deal With Industry On Website Takedowns
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @11:07AM Roku Has Hired a Team of Lobbyists As it Gears Up For a Net Neutrality Fight
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @06:48PM Amazon Will Refund Millions of Unauthorized In-App Purchases Made By Kids
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @12:33PM Bannon Loses National Security Council Role in Trump Shakeup
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:33PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @01:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:00PM Bitcoin Becomes Legal Payment Option In Japan, Prices Spike
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:02PM FCC Limits Order On Charter Extending Broadband Service
Monday April 03, 2017 @01:44PM Computer Programmers May No Longer Be Eligible For H-1B Visas [Update]
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:52PM This Year's H-1B Visa Applications Look A Lot Like Last Year's
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:45AM Trump Extends Obama Executive Order On Cyberattacks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @07:35PM EFF Issues April Fool's Day Newsletter
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:11AM This is Why Australia Hasn't Had a Recession in Over 25 Years
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:08AM Net Neutrality Is Trump's Next Target, Administration Says
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:29PM Connecticut May Become First US State To Allow Deadly Police Drones
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:25PM New UBI Program Launches In Canada To 'Define Our Future'
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:50AM Minnesota Senate Votes To Bar Selling ISP Data
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:55PM House Approves Bill To Force Public Release of EPA Science
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:25PM AT&T Receives $6.5 Billion To Build Wireless Network For First Responders
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:41PM Publish Georgia's State Laws, You'll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:03PM FCC To Halt Expansion of Broadband Subsidies For Poor People
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:46PM Two Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face 15 Felony Charges
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:55AM 'No Turning Back' on Brexit as Article 50 Triggered
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:03PM DJI Proposes New Electronic 'License Plate' For Drones
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:48PM Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules
Monday March 27, 2017 @08:41PM NASA Spends 72 Cents of Every SLS Dollar On Overhead Costs, Says Report
Monday March 27, 2017 @07:00PM Facebook Launches 'Town Hall' For Contacting Government Reps, Adds Local Election Reminders
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:20PM No One Knows What To Do With the International Space Station
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:10PM US Top Court Considers Changing Where Patent Cases May Be Filed
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:00AM Laptop Ban on Planes Came After Plot To Put Explosives in iPad
Sunday March 26, 2017 @04:10PM London Terrorist Used WhatsApp, UK Calls For Backdoors
Sunday March 26, 2017 @02:05AM Terrifying Anti-Riot Vehicle Created To Quash Any Urban Disturbance
Saturday March 25, 2017 @03:13PM 'Why The US Senate's Vote To Throw Out ISP Privacy Laws Isn't All Bad'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:43PM Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Tests in Arizona After Friday Night Collision
Saturday March 25, 2017 @01:29PM After Healthcare Defeat, Can The Trump Administration Fix America's H-1B Visa Program?
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:00PM Canada's Largest School Board Ends All New US Trips For Students
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:10AM Amazon Wins $1.5 Billion Tax Dispute Over IRS
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @01:37PM Senate Votes To Kill FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:27PM SpaceX Disappointed In Lack of NASA Mars Funding; Starts Looking For Landing Sites For Its Own Mars Missions
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @03:57PM 'Dig Once' Bill Could Bring Fiber Internet To Much of the US
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:17PM Trump Adds To NASA Budget, Approves Crewed Mission To Mars
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:17AM FBI Director Comey Confirms Investigation Into Trump Campaign
Monday March 20, 2017 @12:32AM Two More Executives Are Leaving Uber, Drivers May Unionize
Monday March 20, 2017 @12:00AM Indiana Considers Prohibiting Cities From Banning Airbnb
Sunday March 19, 2017 @09:30PM Apple Paid $0 In Taxes To New Zealand, Despite Sales of $4.2 Billion
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Sunday March 19, 2017 @04:29PM WikiLeaks Won't Tell Tech Companies How To Patch CIA Zero-Days Until Demands Are Met
Sunday March 19, 2017 @03:09PM NY Bill Would Require Removal of Inaccurate, Irrelevant Or Excessive Statements
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:12PM CBS Reports 'Suspicious' Cell Phone Tower Activity In Washington DC
Saturday March 18, 2017 @06:34PM The US Army Finally Gets The World's Largest Laser Weapon System
Saturday March 18, 2017 @05:18PM China's Police Will Shoot Illegal Drones With Radio-Jamming Rifles
Saturday March 18, 2017 @01:24AM Bruce Schneier Calls for IoT Legislation, Argues The Internet Is Becoming One Giant Robot