Slashdot Items Tagged "politics"

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Tuesday February 20, 2018 @09:02AM Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election
Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:40AM Facebook Plans To Use US Mail To Verify IDs of Election Ad Buyers
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:36PM US Charges Russian Social Media Trolls Over Election Tampering
Friday February 16, 2018 @09:00AM Two Years After FBI vs Apple, Encryption Debate Remains
Thursday February 15, 2018 @10:15AM UK Blames Russia For Cyber Attack, Says Won't Tolerate Disruption
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:58PM Trump Administration Wants To Fire 248 Forecasters At the National Weather Service
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:51PM The Trump Administration is Moving To Privatize the International Space Station: Report
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:22PM 32 Senators Want To Know If US Regulators Halted Equifax Probe
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:39AM Anti-China Bill Being Softened After US Companies Complain
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:04PM EFF Founder John Perry Barlow Has Died At Age 70
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:01AM US Consumer Protection Official Puts Equifax Probe on Ice
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:08PM GOP Memo Criticizing FBI Surveillance is Released
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:05PM White House Seeks 72 Percent Cut To Clean Energy Research
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:05AM FCC Chairman Slams Trump Team's Proposal To Nationalize 5G
Sunday January 28, 2018 @03:25PM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Sunday January 28, 2018 @03:24PM Giant Tesla Battery In Australia Earns A Million Bucks In a Few Days
Sunday January 28, 2018 @01:27PM Russian Trolls Created Facebook Events Seen By More Than 300,000 Users
Thursday January 25, 2018 @02:38PM Tech Firms Let Russia Probe Software Widely Used by US Government
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @01:10PM Tax Change Aims to Lure Intellectual Property Back to the US
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:42AM Ecuador is Fighting Crime Using Chinese Surveillance Technology
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @01:17PM Apple Says It Will 'Contribute' $350 Billion in the US Economy Over the Next 5 Years
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @11:28AM US Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Cut Commercial Ties With Huawei and Oppose China Mobile Citing National Security Concerns
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:04PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Use Computers To Make Elections Better?
Friday January 12, 2018 @12:00AM Ecuador Grants Citizenship To WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:07AM Top US Government Computers Linked to Revenge-Porn Site
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:22AM North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:04PM Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:35PM Trump Pushes To Expand High-Speed Internet In Rural America
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:00PM Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
Friday January 05, 2018 @01:12PM What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @10:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:37AM NSA's Top Talent is Leaving Because of Low Pay, Slumping Morale and Unpopular Reorganization
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:14PM The FCC Is Still Tweaking Its Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @11:10AM Big Tech and Democracy Need To Work Together, Microsoft Executives Say
Monday January 01, 2018 @10:49AM How Do You Vote? 50 Million Google Images Give a Clue
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:36PM Trump Wants Postal Service To Charge 'Much More' For Amazon Shipments
Friday December 29, 2017 @02:57PM Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama
Friday December 29, 2017 @09:39AM Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Washington DC Police Surveillance Cameras Days Before Trump's Inauguration
Friday December 29, 2017 @01:25AM UK Enjoyed 'Greenest Year For Electricity Ever' in 2017
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Thursday December 28, 2017 @08:53AM Mark Zuckerberg's Real Campaign: Save Facebook
Thursday December 28, 2017 @06:58AM The Weaknesses of Paper Ballots Revealed By Close Virginia Race
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:36AM Obama Warns Against Irresponsible Social Media Use
Monday December 25, 2017 @02:57PM Russia's Putin Calls For Web Activities of Some Firms To Be Monitored
Monday December 25, 2017 @01:07PM UFO Existence 'Proven Beyond Reasonable Doubt', Says Former Head of Pentagon Alien Program
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:33PM How Facebook's Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @09:38AM New York City Moves To Create Accountability For Algorithms
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:16AM US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Monday December 18, 2017 @03:43PM 'There Will Be a [Senate] Vote' To Reinstate Net Neutrality, Schumer Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @01:44PM Kaspersky Lab Sues Trump Administration Over Software Ban
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:38PM Trump Administration Prohibits CDC Policy Analysts From Using the Words 'Science-Based'
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @01:49PM The Trump Administration Just Voted To Repeal the US Government's Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday December 14, 2017 @02:33AM FCC's Own Chief Technology Officer Warned About Net Neutrality Repeal
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @11:01AM Russia-Linked Accounts Were Active on Facebook Ahead of Brexit
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:54AM No Matter What Happens With Net Neutrality, an Open Internet Isn't Going Anywhere, Says Former FCC Chairman
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:37PM What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean?
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:24PM Trump Signs Into Law US Government Ban on Kaspersky Lab Software
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @01:41PM Paris Summit Finds New Money, Tech To Fight Climate Change
Monday December 11, 2017 @03:54PM President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:13AM German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyberspying
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:07PM Health Secretary Hits Out at Facebook's New App, Says 'Stay Away From My Kids'
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:54PM Trump Is Looking at Plans For a Global Network of Private Spies
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:26PM FCC Won't Delay Vote, Says Net Neutrality Supporters Are 'Desperate'
Saturday December 02, 2017 @05:34PM Valuable Republican Donor Database Breached -- By Other Republicans
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:55AM US 'Orchestrated' Russian Spies Scandal, Says Kaspersky Founder
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Monday November 27, 2017 @02:46PM 'Complicit' Is The Word Of The Year In 2017, Dictionary.com Says
Monday November 27, 2017 @12:20PM Google Seeks To Defuse Row With Russia Over Website Rankings
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:11PM Y Combinator Cuts Ties With Peter Thiel After Ending Part-Time Partner Program
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:45PM Federal Extreme Vetting Plan Castigated By Tech Experts
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:46PM Why Google Should Be Afraid of a Missouri Republican's Google Probe
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @02:18PM About 15 Percent of US Agencies Detected Kaspersky Software on Networks
Sunday November 12, 2017 @12:23AM iPhone Encryption Hampers Investigation of Texas Shooter, Says FBI
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:44AM The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Voting With Paper
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @01:44PM China Spreads Propaganda to U.S. on Facebook, a Platform it Bans at Home
Monday November 06, 2017 @11:01AM Afghanistan Clarifies It Will Not Block WhatsApp, Telegram
Sunday November 05, 2017 @09:29PM The US Has Destroyed A Critical Sea Ice-Measuring Satellite
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:51PM Facebook, Twitter and Google Berated by Senators on Russia
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Saturday October 28, 2017 @11:15AM Facebook Ends 'Dark Posts' -- All Ads Will Be Visible To The Public
Friday October 27, 2017 @02:49PM Kaspersky CEO Says Hack Claims Cutting US Cyber Security Sales
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:10PM Catalonia Declares Independence; Spain Approves Central Takeover Of Region
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:14PM US Voting Server At Heart of Russian Hack Probe Mysteriously Wiped
Thursday October 26, 2017 @12:57PM McAfee Says It No Longer Will Permit Government Source Code Reviews
Thursday October 26, 2017 @09:50AM San Francisco Just Took a Huge Step Toward Internet Utopia
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @05:05PM Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook Blow Even More Cash on Lobbying
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @03:06PM Congress Opens Probe Into FBI's Handling of Clinton Email Investigation
Monday October 23, 2017 @09:47PM Tech Firms Seek Washington's Prized Asset: Top-Secret Clearances
Sunday October 22, 2017 @04:41PM Silicon Valley 'Divided Society and Made Everyone Raging Mad', Argues Newsweek
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:10PM Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:48PM Amazon Spends $350K On Seattle Mayor's Race
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @06:41PM Tribal 'Sovereign Immunity' Patent Protection Could Be Outlawed
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:57PM Russian Troll Factory Paid US Activists To Fund Protests During Election
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Friday October 13, 2017 @08:55AM Twitter Is Crawling With Bots and Lacks Incentive To Expel Them
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @09:51AM Despite Sanctions, Russian Organisations Acquire Microsoft Software
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @09:09AM Israeli Spies 'Watched Russian Agents Breach Kaspersky Software'
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:48PM North Korean Hackers Stole U.S.-South Korean Military Plans, Lawmaker Says
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Monday October 09, 2017 @12:21PM Office Depot, Best Buy Pull Kaspersky Products From Shelves
Monday October 09, 2017 @11:44AM SpaceX's Mars Vision Puts Pressure on NASA's Manned Exploration Programs
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:37PM Artificial Intelligence Has 'Great Potential, But We Need To Steer Carefully,' LinkedIn Co-founder Says
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @02:50PM US Senate Panel Approves Self-Driving Car Legislation
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @12:11PM UK Government Could Imprison People For Looking At Terrorist Content
Monday October 02, 2017 @10:22PM Facebook Says 10 Million US Users Saw Russia-linked Ads
Monday October 02, 2017 @05:43PM Ex-Verizon Lawyer Ajit Pai Confirmed To Second Term As FCC Chair
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:59PM Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Trump Bias Claims
Monday September 25, 2017 @12:21PM President Donald Trump and His Daughter Ivanka To Unveil a New Federal Computer Science Initiative With Major Tech Backers
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:30PM Pepe the Frog's Creator Is Sending Takedown Notices To Far-Right Sites
Sunday September 17, 2017 @06:44PM Not so fast: We may be back in the Paris Accord
Sunday September 17, 2017 @11:57AM Trump's Officials Suggest Re-Negotiating The Paris Climate Accord
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:18PM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @09:00PM More Millennials Would Give Up Voting Than Texting
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Thursday September 14, 2017 @09:43AM Silicon Valley Bosses Are Globalists, Not Libertarians
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:35PM Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @01:03PM Trump Administration Sued Over Phone Searches at US Borders
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:17PM Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @08:39AM Equifax Lobbied For Easier Regulation Before Data Breach