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Date / TimeStory
Sunday April 19, 2015 @02:03AM FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
Saturday April 18, 2015 @06:43PM DOJ Could Nix Comcast-Time Warner Merger
Saturday April 18, 2015 @04:36PM Norway Will Switch Off FM Radio In 2017
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:20PM Dutch Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Against Uber For Flouting Ban
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Friday April 17, 2015 @04:24PM Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.
Thursday April 16, 2015 @06:28PM Microsoft's Role As Accuser In the Antitrust Suit Against Google
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:04PM The Voting Machine Anyone Can Hack
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:34PM India's Net Neutrality Campaign Picks Up Steam, Sites Withdraw From Internet.org
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:36AM Allegation: Lottery Official Hacked RNG To Score Winning Ticket
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Monday April 13, 2015 @11:49AM New York State Spent Millions On Program For Startups That Created 76 Jobs
Sunday April 12, 2015 @10:02PM Spain's Hologram Protest: Thousands Join Virtual March In Madrid
Sunday April 12, 2015 @12:21PM First alpha of public sector Linux deployment system
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:32AM NIST Solicits Comments On Electronic Authentication Guideline
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:50PM After EFF Effort, Infamous "Podcasting Patent" Invalidated
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:19AM US Pens $200 Million Deal For Massive Nuclear Security-Focused Supercomputer
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:06AM 3D Printed Guns Might Lead To Law Changes In Australia
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:49AM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:23PM AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:35PM Amid Controversy, Construction of Telescope In Hawaii Halted
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:20AM Snowden Demystified: Can the Government See My Junk?
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @08:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:50PM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:45PM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Monday April 06, 2015 @08:06AM Why Is the Internet Association Rewarding a Pro-NSA Net-Neutrality Opponent?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:07PM UK's Tories Promise To Enact Age Limits For Viewing Online Porn
Friday April 03, 2015 @09:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Thursday April 02, 2015 @11:33AM As Trade Restrictions Crumble, Airbnb Offers Rooms In Cuba
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @10:48AM EU Commission Divided Over Nation-Specific Content Blocking
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:03PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:02PM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:27PM Sign Up At irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:17PM Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly Released By Autofill Error
Monday March 30, 2015 @02:54PM Robots4Us: DARPA's Response To Mounting Robophobia
Monday March 30, 2015 @12:08PM Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:17AM Nation's Biggest Nuclear Firm Makes a Play For Carbon Credit Cash
Monday March 30, 2015 @10:46AM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Monday March 30, 2015 @08:10AM India Mandates Use of Open Source Software In Government
Monday March 30, 2015 @07:50AM India Mandates Use of Open Source Software in Government
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:06PM FCC Chairman: Net Rules Will Withstand Court Challenge
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:33PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:21PM Taxpayer Subsidies To ULA To End
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:14PM UK Licensing Site Requires MSIE Emulation, But Won't Work With MSIE
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:04PM Notel Media Player Helps North Koreans Skirt Censorship
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:05PM US Air Force Overstepped In SpaceX Certification
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:53PM European Commision Will Increase Use of Open Source Software
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:54PM Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @06:27PM European Commission Proposes "Digital Single Market" and End To Geoblocking
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @03:15PM Gen Con Threatens To Leave Indianapolis Over Religious Freedom Bill
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:54PM Amazon Blasts FAA On Drone Approvals, Regulations
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Monday March 23, 2015 @12:17PM Finland To Fly "Open Skies" Surveillance Flight Over Russia
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:52AM The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Introduces the Doomsday Dashboard
Sunday March 22, 2015 @09:25PM Costa Rica Goes 75 Days Powering Itself Using Only Renewable Energy
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:37PM WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient To Cancer Risk
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:09AM FTC's Internal Memo On Google Teaches Companies a Terrible Lesson
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:53PM Government Spies Admit That Cyber Armageddon Is Unlikely
Friday March 20, 2015 @08:13PM ISPs Worry About FCC's 'Future Conduct' Policing
Thursday March 19, 2015 @11:03PM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:38PM To Avoid NSA Interception, Cisco Will Ship To Decoy Addresses
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:08PM Why Is the Grand Theft Auto CEO Also Chairman of the ESRB?
Thursday March 19, 2015 @05:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Thursday March 19, 2015 @08:49AM The Pirate Party Now the Biggest Party In Iceland
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:13AM White House Office of Administration Not Subject to FOIA, Says White House
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:33PM Top-Secret US Replica of Iran Nuclear Sites Key To Weapons Deal
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:14AM Cuba Approves First Public Wi-Fi Hub In Havana
Saturday March 14, 2015 @02:05PM How To Execute People In the 21st Century
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Friday March 13, 2015 @06:35PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Friday March 13, 2015 @11:25AM IBM Reported To Be Developing Blockchain-Based Currency Transaction System
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:04PM FCC Posts Its 400-Page Net Neutrality Order
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @06:03PM California Looking To Make All Bitcoin Businesses Illegal
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:59PM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:19AM Clinton's Private Email System Gets a Security "F" Rating
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:38PM Obama Administration Claims There Are 545,000 IT Job Openings
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:33PM NSA Director Argues For "Red Button" Autonomy Against Unattributed Cyber-Attacks
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Chinese Government Takes Down Anti-Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome"
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:57PM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:05PM Indian Gov't Wants Worldwide Ban On Rape Documentary, Including Online
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @04:01PM Come and Take It, Texas Gun Enthusiasts (Video)
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:01PM US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info
Thursday March 05, 2015 @12:30AM French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @11:38PM FTC Targets Group That Made Billions of Robocalls
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @07:06PM Would You Need a License To Drive a Self-Driving Car?
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @06:54PM White House Threatens Veto Over EPA "Secret Science" Bills
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:06AM Under US Pressure, PayPal Stops Working With Mega
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @09:44AM Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement
Monday March 02, 2015 @06:50PM Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:10PM Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:01PM Interactive Edition of the Nuclear Notebook
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:33PM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Sunday February 22, 2015 @10:53AM Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:04AM Crystal Pattern Matching Recovers Obliterated Serial Numbers From Metal
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:57PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Thursday February 19, 2015 @07:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:59PM Fedcoin Rising?
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @04:23PM The Burden of Intellectual Property Rights On Clean Energy Technologies
Monday February 16, 2015 @04:31PM How "Omnipotent" Hackers Tied To NSA Hid For 14 Years and Were Found At Last
Sunday February 15, 2015 @06:02PM Cubans Allowed To Export Software and Software Services To the US
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:01PM How Big Telecom Tried To Kill Net Neutrality Before It Was Even a Concept
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:51PM The Blind Spots In the Nuclear Test Monitoring System
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:45PM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:00PM DEA Hands MuckRock a $1.4 Million Estimate For Responsive Documents
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:55PM Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:58PM Free-As-In-Beer Electricity In Greece?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @03:33AM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Saturday February 07, 2015 @03:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Saturday February 07, 2015 @11:39AM Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:42AM Some Hackers Unknowingly Gathering Intel For the NSA
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:51PM Dept. of Justice Blesses IEEE Rules On Injunctions and Reasonability
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @12:57PM FBI Put Hactivist Jeremy Hammond On a Terrorist Watchlist
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @10:33AM FAA Could Extend Property Rights On the Moon Through Regulation
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:53PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @10:15PM Google Avoids Fine In UK But Will Change Its Privacy Policies
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:12PM Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:05PM Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:47AM FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 29, 2015 @04:46PM US Air Force Selects Boeing 747-8 To Replace Air Force One
Thursday January 29, 2015 @11:19AM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:45PM Drone Maker Enforces No-Fly Zone Over DC, Hijacking Malware Demonstrated
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:46PM "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:25AM Valve's Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Greece's Finance Minister
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @06:45PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:58PM Germany Plans Highway Test Track For Self-Driving Cars
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:40PM Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:26PM SpaceX, US Air Force Settle Spy Sat Dispute
Sunday January 25, 2015 @02:05PM Fark's Drew Curtis Running For Governor of Kentucky
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:05AM Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:51PM Doomsday Clock Could Move
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @04:59PM US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:36AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Monday January 19, 2015 @04:08PM A State-By-State Guide To Restrictive Community Broadband Laws
Monday January 19, 2015 @01:14AM NSA Hack of N. Korea Convinced Obama NK Was Behind Sony Hack
Sunday January 18, 2015 @04:02PM NSA Prepares For Future Techno-Battles By Plotting Network Takedowns
Sunday January 18, 2015 @11:59AM Cuba's Pending Tech Revolution
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Saturday January 17, 2015 @10:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:17PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Thursday January 15, 2015 @07:00PM Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:41AM Pirate Activist Shows Politicians What Digital Surveillance Looks Like
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:20AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @06:59PM Uber Suspends Australian Transport Inspector Accounts To Block Stings
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @06:45PM IEEE: New H-1B Bill Will "Help Destroy" US Tech Workforce
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @04:36PM NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable"
Monday January 12, 2015 @02:10PM Canada's Copyright Notice Fiasco: Why the Government Bears Responsibility
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:17PM How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:20AM Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip
Sunday January 11, 2015 @07:01PM US Lawmakers Push For a Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Friday January 09, 2015 @11:44AM Inside North Korea's Naenara Browser
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:22AM Over 30 Uber Cars Impounded In Cape Town
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Thursday January 08, 2015 @07:29PM Russia Says Drivers Must Not Have "Sex Disorders" To Get License
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:34PM White House Responds To Petition To Fire Aaron Swartz's Prosecutor
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @07:13PM What's Wrong With the Manhattan Project National Park
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:25PM Bill Would Ban Paid Prioritization By ISPs
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:22PM Lawmaker's Facebook Rant Threatens Media For "Unauthorized" Use of His Name

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