Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Sunday January 22, 2017 @01:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @06:30PM New Wyoming Bill Penalizes Utilities Using Renewable Energy
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:09PM Are Squirrels A Bigger Threat To Our Critical Infrastructure?
Friday January 20, 2017 @09:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Friday January 20, 2017 @12:51PM Donald Trump Is Sworn In As the 45th US President
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:13PM Scottish Government Targets 66% Emissions Cut By 2032
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @03:00PM Labor Department Sues Oracle For Paying White Men More
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:28PM CIA Releases 13M Pages of Declassified Documents Online
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @07:05PM US Antitrust Agency Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Licensing
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Run Wireless Tests In Washington State
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @07:15PM Thousands Of Cubans Now Have Internet Access
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:56PM California's Bullet Train Hurtles Towards a Multibillion-Dollar Overrun
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:20PM Amateur Scientists Find New Clue In D.B. Cooper Case, Crowdsource Their Investigation
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:31PM Amazon To Add 100,000 Full-Time US Jobs in Next 18 Months
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:50PM Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:14PM New FCC Report Says AT&T and Verizon Zero-Rating Violates Net Neutrality
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @02:51PM Volkswagen Closes In on $4.3 Billion US Settlement in Diesel Scandal
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:11PM 2016 Was Second Hottest Year For US In More Than 120 Years of Record Keeping
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:26PM FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive On Charges Related To Dieselgate
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:34PM Apple Plans 'High-Tech Manufacturing' of Data-Center Gear in Arizona
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:15PM Supreme Court Will Not Examine Tech Industry Legal Shield
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @08:45AM Russia Demands LinkedIn App Takedown, Apple and Google Comply
Sunday January 08, 2017 @09:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Sunday January 08, 2017 @05:35PM Uber Gives Cities Free Travel-Time Data
Sunday January 08, 2017 @12:30PM A Federal Judge's Decision Could End Patent Trolling
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:48PM Chile's Goverment Announces Unexplainable 'UFO' Footage
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:49AM How A Massive India Call Center Swindled 15,000 Americans
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:14PM AT&T and Time Warner Still Trying To Sidestep FCC Scrutiny of Merger
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:59PM Norway To Become First Country To Switch Off FM Radio
Thursday January 05, 2017 @08:41PM White House Releases Strategy To Defend Against Killer Asteroids
Thursday January 05, 2017 @05:04PM Obama Administration Releases Searchable Archive of Social Media Posts
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @08:43PM Department of Labor Sues Google Over Compensation Data
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @02:09PM Zuckerberg Could Run Facebook While Serving in Government Forever
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:20PM Library Creates Fake Patron Records To Avoid Book-Purging
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:33AM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:37PM Russian Hackers Penetrated The US Electricity Grid, Say Officials
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:26PM China Says It Will Shut Down Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:12AM Governments Shut Down the Internet More Than 50 Times in 2016
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Thursday December 29, 2016 @07:56PM Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources Site No Longer Says Humans Cause Climate Change
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:11PM Republicans Propose Bill To Impose Fines For Live-Streaming From House Floor
Thursday December 29, 2016 @12:52PM US Announces Response To Russian Election Hacking [Update]
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @06:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:42AM The US Government is Loaning Millions of Dollars To Jumpstart Urban Farming
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:32PM US Court Demands Documents On AT&T/Police Collaboration
Saturday December 24, 2016 @11:50AM US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won't Work
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:37PM Russian Authorities Are Trying To Unlock iPhone 4S From Russian Ambassador's Killer
Friday December 23, 2016 @08:44AM US Government Targets Pirate Bay and Other 'Piracy Havens'
Thursday December 22, 2016 @06:34PM Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco, Sends Them To Arizona
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:34PM Uber Stops Self-Driving Car Pilot In San Francisco After The DMV Steps In
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:34PM NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof Cryptography
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @05:44PM Canada's CRTC Declares Broadband Internet Access a Basic Service
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:36PM Yahoo Email Scan Shows US Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:50PM Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @12:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:23PM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @02:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Monday December 19, 2016 @08:04PM Solar Is Top Source of New Capacity On the US Grid In 2016
Monday December 19, 2016 @06:49PM Electoral College Elects Donald Trump As President
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:51PM IBM Employees Protest Cooperation With Donald Trump
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:22PM House Committee Urges Congress To Pass Stingray Surveillance Legislation
Monday December 19, 2016 @12:55PM Finland Will Give Some Unemployed Citizens a Basic Income
Sunday December 18, 2016 @09:15PM A Century of Surveillance: An Interactive Timeline Of FBI Investigations
Sunday December 18, 2016 @04:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Saturday December 17, 2016 @11:23PM EFF Begins Investigating Surveillance Technology Rumors At Standing Rock
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:51PM The UN Will Consider Banning Killer Robots
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:26PM China Says It Will Return the Underwater Drone It Seized From the US
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:43AM U.S. Proposes Car-To-Car Data Sharing Standards
Friday December 16, 2016 @10:46PM Germany Threatens To Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:25PM Election Assistance Commission Hacked Using SQL Injection
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:14PM AT&T, Verizon Tell FCC To Back Off On Net Neutrality Complaints
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:25AM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:38PM White House Supports Claim Putin Directed US Election Hack
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:10PM Businesses May No Longer Sue Customers Over Negative Reviews
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:37AM Donald Trump To Tech Leaders: 'No Formal Chain Of Command' Here
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @08:26PM Twitter Cut Out of Trump Tech Meeting Over Failed Emoji Deal, Says Report
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:42PM Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits For Direct Sale
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:09AM Uber Appeals Against Ruling that Its UK Drivers Are Workers
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @10:22AM Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Advise Trump On Business Issues
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @10:10PM Snowden: 'The Central Problem of the Future' Is Control of User Data
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:14PM IBM Promises To Hire 25,000 Americans As Tech Executives Set To Meet Trump
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @06:29PM Google Publishes Eight National Security Letters
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @05:19PM A Typo Led To Podesta's Email Hack, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:58PM Bill Gates: Trump's Messaging Strategy Reminds Me of JFK
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:29PM Feds Unveil Rule Requiring Cars To 'Talk' To Each Other
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @01:48PM Energy Department Refuses To Give Trump Team Names of People Who Worked On Climate Change
Sunday December 11, 2016 @07:41PM Why Did Japan Just Ratify The TPP?
Sunday December 11, 2016 @02:32PM Google Global Cache Is Coming to Cuba
Saturday December 10, 2016 @06:40PM Does The 'Snoopers Charter' Also Enshrine Lying In Court?
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:48PM NSA's Best Are 'Leaving In Big Numbers,' Insiders Say
Saturday December 10, 2016 @02:16PM Struggling Workers Found Sleeping In Tents Behind Amazon's Warehouse
Friday December 09, 2016 @10:48PM FBI Relents, Confirms Previously-Denied UFO Investigation
Friday December 09, 2016 @10:15PM The DEA Has Been Secretly Paying Transport Employees To Search Travelers' Bags
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:31PM Inside the NYPD's Attempt To Build Community Trust Through Twitter
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:39PM DHS Tried To Breach Our Firewall, Says Georgia's Secretary of State
Thursday December 08, 2016 @05:46PM US Presidential Election Was Most 'Talked About' Topic In 2016, Says Facebook
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:40PM Watchdog Group Claims Smart Toys Are Spying On Kids
Thursday December 08, 2016 @03:33PM Congress Passes BOTS Act To Ban Ticket-Buying Software
Thursday December 08, 2016 @03:27PM AT&T To Cough Up $88 Million For 'Cramming' Mobile Customer Bills
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:49PM Paris Makes All Public Transportation Free In Battle Against 'Worst Air Pollution For 10 Years'
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @03:29PM T-Mobile CFO: Less Regulation, Repeal of Net Neutrality By Trump Would Be 'Positive For My Industry'
Monday December 05, 2016 @08:37PM White House Silence Seems To Confirm $4 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Is No More
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:59PM California State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of 'Superbug' Infections, Deaths
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:04PM President Obama's $4.2 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Pronounced Dead
Monday December 05, 2016 @03:44PM Millions In US Still Living Life In Internet Slow Lane
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:51AM EU Threatens Twitter And Facebook With Possible 'Hate Speech' Laws
Sunday December 04, 2016 @04:31PM 70 Laptops Got Left Behind At An Airport Security Checkpoint In One Month
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Saturday December 03, 2016 @11:35PM For The UK's 'Snoopers' Charter', Politicians Voted Themselves An Exemption
Saturday December 03, 2016 @05:57PM The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
Saturday December 03, 2016 @03:34PM UK Health Secretary Urges Social Media Companies To Block Cyberbullying And Underaged Sexting
Saturday December 03, 2016 @11:36AM Encryption Backdoor Sneaks Into UK Law
Saturday December 03, 2016 @02:41AM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish US Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Saturday December 03, 2016 @12:37AM China's New 'Social Credit Score' Law Means Full Access To Customer Data
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:21PM Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
Friday December 02, 2016 @06:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:22PM Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI Is Going To Decimate Middle Class Jobs
Thursday December 01, 2016 @11:16PM China Is Censoring People's Chats Without Them Even Knowing About It
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:42PM Apple Will Use Drones To Improve the Quality of Apple Maps
Thursday December 01, 2016 @03:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @06:50PM Twitters Says It Will Ban Trump If He Breaks Hate-Speech Rules
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:43PM Trump Appoints Third Net Neutrality Critic To FCC Advisory Team
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:35PM FBI To Gain Expanded Hacking Powers as Senate Effort To Block Fails
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:27PM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:32PM Japan Fukushima Nuclear Plant 'Clean-Up Costs Double,' Approaching $200 Billion
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:14PM EPA Increases Amount of Renewable Fuel To Be Blended Into Gasoline
Sunday November 27, 2016 @11:30PM 48 Organizations Now Have Access To Every Brit's Browsing Hstory
Sunday November 27, 2016 @07:53PM Online Pranksters Mock Trump's $149 Christmas Ornament, Rename Trump Tower on Google Maps
Sunday November 27, 2016 @06:41PM Julian Assange Could Be Time's 'Person Of The Year', And Is Also Still Not Dead
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 26, 2016 @11:34PM Will Trump Protect America's IT Workers From H-1B Visa Abuses?
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:37PM Fidel Castro Is Dead
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:49AM Lawrence Lessig Calls For The Electoral College to Choose Clinton Over Trump
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:24PM Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread 'Fake News' During Election, Experts Say
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:58PM 6 Major Countries Have Recently Announced Plans To Phase-Out All Coal-Fired Power Plants
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:10PM Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Had 'Forbidden' Internet Connection At the Pentagon, Says Report
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:03PM Green Party Calls For Recount, Wants To Push For Open-Source Voting Machines
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:30PM Edward Snowden Loses Norway Safe Passage Case
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:56AM IBM To Pay More Than $30 Million in Compensation For Census Fail
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:00PM Trump Says He's Going To 'Get Apple To Build a Big Plant In the United States'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:46PM Samsung Group Offices Raided By Korean Prosecutors
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:09PM Snowden Can Be Asked To Testify In Person In Germany NSA Probe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @01:55PM Trump To Scrap NASA Climate Research In Crackdown On 'Politicized Science'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:03AM FBI Hacked Over 8,000 Computers In 120 Countries Based on One Warrant
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:57PM American Computer Scientists Grace Hopper, Margaret Hamilton Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:25PM Trump Admits 'Some Connectivity' Between Climate Change and Human Activity
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Monday November 21, 2016 @05:55PM Trump Names Two Opponents of Net Neutrality To Oversee FCC Transition Team
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:16PM President Obama Says He Can't Pardon Snowden
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:58PM Major Cyberlocker EX.UA To Shut Down Amid Police Crackdown
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:41PM France To Shut Down All Coal-Fired Power Plants By 2023
Thursday November 17, 2016 @04:35PM Music Torrent Site What.CD Has Been Shut Down
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:22PM NSA Chief: Nation-State Made 'Conscious Effort' To Sway US Presidential Election
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:43AM James Clapper, US Director of National Intelligence, Has Resigned
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @08:01PM SpaceX Files FCC Application For Internet Access Network With 4,425 Satellites
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:52PM FCC Abides By GOP Request To Stop What It's Doing, Deletes Everything From Meeting Agenda
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:04PM Royal Navy Giving Up Anti-Ship Missiles, Will Rely On Cannons For Naval Combat
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:31PM Steve Bannon Suggests Having Too Many Asian Tech CEOs Undermines 'Civic Society'
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:42PM Facebook Users Interacted Most With Articles From Fox News, CNN and Breitbart In Month Leading Up To Nov 10