Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @06:47PM US Government to Pay $2 Million for Automatic Hacking System
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:40PM Rio Olympics Will Be First Sporting Event Watched By 'Eye In The Sky' Drone Cameras
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:18PM EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @02:33PM Obama Creates a Color-Coded Cyber Threat 'Schema' After the DNC Hack
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:49PM Feds To Deploy Anti-Drone Software Near Wildfires
Monday July 25, 2016 @08:02PM Amazon Partners With UK Government To Test Drone Deliveries
Monday July 25, 2016 @05:26PM China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:44PM Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:19AM Microsoft Can't Shield User Data From Government, Says Government
Sunday July 24, 2016 @06:33PM New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray
Sunday July 24, 2016 @04:54PM Clinton Campaign: Russia Leaked Emails to Help Trump
Sunday July 24, 2016 @12:09PM EU To Give Free Security Audits To Apache HTTP Server and Keepass
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:00PM Homeland Security Border Agents Can Seize Your Phone
Saturday July 23, 2016 @12:37PM Almost Half Of All TSA Employees Have Been Cited For Misconduct
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:31AM Maximizing Economic Output With Linear Programming...and Communism
Saturday July 23, 2016 @05:52AM Microsoft Rewrites Wassenaar Arms Control Pact To Protect The Infosec Industry
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:43PM Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate
Friday July 22, 2016 @05:18PM Issa Bill Would Kill A Big H-1B Loophole
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:32PM Edward Snowden At Comic-Con: 'I Live a Surprisingly Free Life'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:00PM Texas Man Who Acted As Russian Agent Gets 10 Years' Prison
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:06PM 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Movie Was Financed With Stolen Money, Says DOJ
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:18PM Feds Seize KickassTorrents Domains and Arrest Owner In Poland
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:54PM EPA's Gasoline Efficiency Tests Provide No Valid Information At All
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:38PM China Bans Ad Blocking
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @03:57PM US Navy Faces $600M Lawsuit For Allegedly Pirating 3D VR Software
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:37PM WikiLeaks Releases 300K Turkey Government Emails In Response To Erdogan's Post-Coup Purges
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @09:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:18PM UK 'Emergency' Bulk Data Slurp Permissible In Pursuit Of 'Serious Crime'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:52PM Brazil Judge Orders Phone Carriers To Block WhatsApp Message App
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:34PM Volkswagen Sued For Violating State Environmental Statutes With Dieselgate
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:03AM Google: Government Requests For User Data Hit All-Time High In Second Half Of 2015
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:52PM Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Sunday July 17, 2016 @11:01PM New Zealand Crowdfunds $1.7 Million To Buy A Private Beach
Sunday July 17, 2016 @09:35PM DARPA Will Stage an AI Fight in Las Vegas For DEF CON
Sunday July 17, 2016 @06:56PM The Case Against a Universal Basic Income
Sunday July 17, 2016 @06:16PM Cities Struggling To Crack Down On Airbnb Renters
Sunday July 17, 2016 @05:29PM U.S. Curtails Federal Election Observers
Sunday July 17, 2016 @02:22PM Did Armenia Censor Facebook?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:18PM New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:24PM Is The DOJ Using Obsolete Software To Subvert FOIA Requests?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @04:59PM First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review
Saturday July 16, 2016 @03:17PM Energy Prices Skyrocket in South Australia
Saturday July 16, 2016 @02:25PM Bird-Shaped Drone Symbolizes New Forms Of Covert Surveillance To Come
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:41AM Russia Is Building a Nuclear Space Bomber
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:25PM Patriot Act Expansion Fails In The House
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:11PM Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Blocked In Turkey During Reported Coup Attempt
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:12PM Samsung In Talks With BYD To Buy Stake In Electric-Car Maker
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:55PM White House Pledges $400M To Back Speedier 5G Wireless Networks
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:20AM Sir Tim Berners-Lee Makes a Last-Minute Plea To Save Net Neutrality in Europe
Thursday July 14, 2016 @09:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:28PM Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift
Thursday July 14, 2016 @06:17PM Emirati Man Gets 3-Month Prison Sentence Over Instagram Insult
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:11PM 145 Tech Leaders Say 'Trump Would Be A Disaster For Innovation'
Thursday July 14, 2016 @11:47AM In Privacy Victory, Microsoft Wins Appeal Over Foreign Data Warrant
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @10:50PM 'Fourth Amendment Caucus' Aims To Fight Government Surveillance
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:16PM Theresa May Becomes UK's 'Spy Queen' and New Prime Minister
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @03:23PM China Hacked US Banking Regulator From 2010 Until 2013 - and US Officials Covered It Up: Report
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @01:48PM Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Documents
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:57PM FBI Closes D.B. Cooper Investigation After 45 Years
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:23AM Warner Bros. Settles FTC Charge For Not Disclosing Payments To YouTubers For Positive Reviews
Monday July 11, 2016 @08:43PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:06PM Third Tesla Crashes Amid Report of SEC Investigation
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:35PM Stuxnet/Cyberwar Documentary Reviewer: 'The U.S. Has Pwned Iran'
Sunday July 10, 2016 @08:35PM Kentucky Anonymous Member Indicted Three Years After FBI Raid
Sunday July 10, 2016 @06:02PM EFF Delivers 210,000 Signatures Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:36PM Telecoms Promise 5G Networks If EU Cripples Net Neutrality
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Sunday July 10, 2016 @11:20AM Is A Rational Nation Ruled By Science A Terrible Idea?
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:09PM US Terrorist Conviction Appealed Over Use of NSA Data
Saturday July 09, 2016 @06:22AM Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom Thinks Websites Should Be Rated Like Films
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:56PM UK Proposes Mandatory Age Verification For Porn Sites
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:48PM IRS Is Suing Facebook Over Asset Transfers In Ireland
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @06:28PM DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:10PM Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @11:56AM The FBI Recommends Not To Indict Hillary Clinton For Email Misconduct
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:01AM Historic Route 66 To Feature Solar Road Technology
Monday July 04, 2016 @11:16AM China Bans the Use Of Social Media As a News Source
Sunday July 03, 2016 @11:42PM The Fight To Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove
Sunday July 03, 2016 @11:26PM America Expands Its Freedom of Information Act
Sunday July 03, 2016 @06:04PM Interview With An 'NSA Hacker' Published By The Intercept
Sunday July 03, 2016 @05:11PM Uber Plans To Start Monitoring Their Drivers' Behavior
Sunday July 03, 2016 @02:10PM Israel Accuses Facebook Of Aiding Terrorists and Hampering Police Investigations
Sunday July 03, 2016 @05:13AM American Cities Are Installing DHS-Funded Audio Surveillance
Saturday July 02, 2016 @11:40PM UN Council: Seriously, Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!
Saturday July 02, 2016 @02:48PM Landlords, ISPs Team Up To Rip Off Tenants On Broadband
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:56PM Man Who Teaches People How To Repair Their MacBooks Alludes To Apple Lawsuit
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:30PM Frontier Teams With AT&T To Block Google Fiber Access To Utility Poles
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:51AM Guccifer 2.0 Calls DNC Hack His "Personal Project," Mocks Security Firms
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:21AM Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House
Thursday June 30, 2016 @05:07PM US Regulators Investigating Tesla Over Use of 'Autopilot' Mode Linked To Fatal Crash
Thursday June 30, 2016 @01:22AM US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed, Government Report Finds
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:55PM 2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @06:32PM FCC Says TV Airwaves Being Sold For Wireless Use Are Worth $86.4 Billion
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:46PM Clinton Tech Plan Reads Like Silicon Valley Wish List
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @07:42PM Volkswagen Agrees To Record $14.7B Settlement Over Emissions Cheating
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Monday June 27, 2016 @11:58PM Judge Dismisses Movie Piracy Case, IP-Address Doesn't Prove Anything
Monday June 27, 2016 @08:05PM US Customs Wants To Know Travelers' Social Media Account Names
Monday June 27, 2016 @07:13PM Tour de France To Use Thermal Cameras To Spot Cheats
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:38PM Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:17PM President Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden Before Leaving Office
Sunday June 26, 2016 @05:20PM Google and Facebook May Be Suppressing 'Extremist' Speech With Copyright Scanners
Sunday June 26, 2016 @03:14PM As It Searches For Suspects, The FBI May Be Looking At You
Sunday June 26, 2016 @11:27AM IRS Gets Hacked Again, Forced To Scrap Their Entire PIN System
Saturday June 25, 2016 @03:18PM Star Trek Actor's Death Inspires Class Action Against Car Manufacturer
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:05AM Why You Should Stop Using Telegram Right Now
Saturday June 25, 2016 @09:01AM Austin Is Conducting Sting Operations Against Ride-Sharing Drivers
Saturday June 25, 2016 @06:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Friday June 24, 2016 @11:44PM From File-Sharing To Prison: The Story of a Jailed Megaupload Programmer
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:35AM BBC: UK Votes To Leave The European Union
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:17PM 154 Million Voter Records Exposed Due To Database Error
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:23PM C-SPAN Uses Periscope and Facebook Live To Broadcast The House Sit-In
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:07PM Europe's Robots To Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:59PM German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:21PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @08:41PM Australian 'Bitcoin Founder' Quietly Bidding For Patent Empire
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:44PM DNC Hacker Releases Clinton Foundation Documents
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @05:03PM Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Monday June 20, 2016 @06:31PM Russian Bill Requires Encryption Backdoors In All Messenger Apps
Monday June 20, 2016 @06:07PM New York Senate Passes Bill That Bans Short-Term Apartment Listings On Airbnb
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Sunday June 19, 2016 @06:49PM New 'Hardened' Tor Browser Protects Users From FBI Hacking
Saturday June 18, 2016 @05:28PM South Australia Refuses To Stop Using An Expired, MS-DOS-Based Health Software
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:19PM Bill Gates' Donation of Thousands of Chickens Rejected by Bolivia
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:42PM New Algorithm Could Help Predict Future ISIS Attacks
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:02AM Those 100,000 Lost Air Force Files Have Been Found Again
Friday June 17, 2016 @06:43PM Hackers Find 138 Different Security Gaps In Pentagon Websites
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:21PM Non-US Encryption Is 'Theoretical', Claims CIA Chief In Backdoor Debate
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:31AM Let's Drug Test The Rich Before Approving Tax Deductions, Says US Congresswoman
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:54PM Citigroup Sues AT&T For Saying 'Thanks' To Customers
Thursday June 16, 2016 @05:54PM Twitter, Facebook and Google Sued For Facilitating Paris Attacks
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:35PM Google Accused of Stealing Balloon Network Tech Behind Project Loon
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:18PM CO2 Levels Likely To Stay Above 400PPM For The Rest of Our Lives, Study Shows
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:58PM Microsoft is Working On Software For The Legal Marijuana Industry
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @09:46PM Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @07:10PM FBI Can Access Hundreds of Millions of Face Recognition Photos
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:57PM FBI Says Utility Pole Surveillance Cam Locations Must Be Kept Secret
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @07:13PM Air, Land, Sea, Cyber: NATO Adds Cyberspace To Operation Areas
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @05:44PM Obama Finally Ditches BlackBerry, Switches To Samsung Galaxy S4
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:24PM Texas Traffic Signs Hacked With Anti-Trump and Anti-Hillary Messages
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @01:16AM Assange: Wikileaks Will Publish 'Enough Evidence' To Indict Hillary Clinton
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Sunday June 12, 2016 @09:59PM Ask Slashdot: Can Technology Prevent Shootings?
Sunday June 12, 2016 @07:24PM How ISIS Finally Hacked the Arkansas Library Association
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:35PM Manifesto Calls For 'Rebel Cities' To Reject Surveillance
Sunday June 12, 2016 @12:25AM Uber Banned in Germany and France, and Faces Lawsuits in Multiple States
Saturday June 11, 2016 @03:12PM NSA Couldn't Hack San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone; Now Working On Exploiting IoT
Saturday June 11, 2016 @03:10PM Air Force Has Lost 100,000 Inspector General Records
Saturday June 11, 2016 @07:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Friday June 10, 2016 @10:19PM Google Announces Support of the Controversial TPP
Friday June 10, 2016 @07:05PM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:25PM There's No Evidence That Google Is Manipulating Searches To Help Hillary Clinton
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Thursday June 09, 2016 @08:41PM US Agency Lines Up Broad Support For ICANN Transition
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:55PM Apple Creates Energy Company, Looks To Sell Excess Power Into The Grid
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:22PM Tesla Suspension Breakage: It's Not The Crime, It's The Coverup
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:39PM EU Exploring Idea of Using Government ID Cards As Mandatory Online Logins
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:31PM Ted Cruz Proposes Bill To Keep US From Giving Up Internet Governance Role
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:13PM Passenger-Carrying Drone Gets Symbolic Approval For Test Flights In Nevada
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @03:06PM The Web's Creator Thinks We Need a New One That Governments Can't Control
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:29AM Julian Assange: Google is 'Directly Engaged' In Hillary Clinton's Campaign
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:33PM North Korea Restarts Plutonium Production For Nuclear Bombs
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @05:22PM UK Snooper's Charter, AKA The Investigatory Powers Bill, Passes Through Commons
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:10PM Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal In Class Action Dispute From Advertisers
Sunday June 05, 2016 @04:52PM NSA Releases New Snowden Documents
Saturday June 04, 2016 @02:26PM Universal Basic Income Programs Arrive
Saturday June 04, 2016 @01:17PM Bitcoin Sting Operation Nabs Egyptian Dentist
Friday June 03, 2016 @07:23PM UK Risks Over-Blocking Content Online, Warns Human Rights Watchdog