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Friday July 03, 2015 @10:40PM Wired Cautions Would-Be Drone Photogs on the 4th
Friday July 03, 2015 @10:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:17PM FBI Wants Pirate Bay Logs For Criminal Investigation Into Copyright Trolls
Thursday July 02, 2015 @06:30PM Naval Research Interested In Bringing 3D Printing To Large Scale For Ships
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:37AM North America Runs Out of IPv4 Addresses
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @09:38PM TracFone Finally Agrees To Allow Phone Unlocking
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:24PM How the Next US Nuclear Accident Might Happen
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:07PM Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:41AM France Could Offer Asylum To Assange, Snowden
Thursday June 25, 2015 @05:46PM DARPA Is Already Working On Designer Organisms To Terraform Mars
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @12:51PM US Military To Develop Star Wars-Style Hoverbikes With British company
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:30AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @09:03PM DOJ Vs. Google: How Google Fights On Behalf of Its Users
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:44AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:18AM Privately Owned Armored Trucks Raise Eyebrows After Dallas Attack
Thursday June 18, 2015 @09:18PM Jimmy Wales: London Is Better For Tech Than "Dreadful" Silicon Valley
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:41PM FCC Votes To Subsidize Broadband Connections For Low-Income Households
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @05:54PM Russian Official Calls For "International Investigation" of the Apollo Program
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:41PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:31PM Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:03PM CDC: Americans Getting Heavier, Average Woman Weighs As Much As 1960s Man
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:41AM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Monday June 08, 2015 @07:11PM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Sunday June 07, 2015 @02:22PM Watch the US Navy Test Its Electromagnetic Jet Fighter Catapult
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:37AM Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:04PM EPA Says No Evidence That Fracking Has "Widespread" Impact On Drinking Water
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @03:36PM Investors Ask How Much Google Spends On Lobbying
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:15PM US Airport Screeners Missed 95% of Weapons, Explosives In Undercover Tests
Sunday May 31, 2015 @08:20PM Patriot Act Spy Powers To Expire As Rand Paul Blocks USA Freedom Act Vote
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Thursday May 28, 2015 @11:09PM Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For Others
Thursday May 28, 2015 @06:58PM FCC Proposes To Extend So-Called "Obamaphone" Program To Broadband
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:49PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race
Thursday May 28, 2015 @09:03AM US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:57AM IRS: Personal Info of 100,000 Taxpayers Accessed Illegally
Saturday May 23, 2015 @07:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:06PM WSJ Crowdsources Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:54AM Feds Order Amtrak To Turn On System That Would've Prevented Crash
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:33AM Battle To Regulate Ridesharing Moves Through States
Monday May 18, 2015 @11:18PM The Demographic Future of America's Political Parties
Monday May 18, 2015 @06:57PM Robotic Space Plane Launches In Mystery Mission This Week
Sunday May 17, 2015 @03:25PM Kim Dotcom Calls Hillary Clinton an "Adversary" of Internet Freedom
Sunday May 17, 2015 @08:26AM Gates, Zuckerberg Promising Same Jobs To US Kids and Foreign H-1B Workers?
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:02PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @08:09PM House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:20PM White House Names Ed Felten As Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:15PM Microsoft Invests In Undersea Cable Projects
Sunday May 10, 2015 @02:29PM Examining Costs and Prices For California's High-Speed Rail Project
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:58AM Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:46PM Defense Distributed Sues State Department Over 3-D Gun Censorship
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:18AM Grooveshark Resurrected Out of US Jurisdiction
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:23AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Releases Its Files On DEF CON: Not Amused By Spot-the-Fed
Monday May 04, 2015 @03:00PM House Panel Holds Hearing On "Politically Driven Science" - Without Scientists
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @01:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:36PM US Switches Air Traffic Control To New Computer System
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:16PM Obama Announces e-Book Scheme For Low-Income Communities
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:11PM US Senate Targets Patent Trolls
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:20AM Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:39PM The United States Just Might Be Iran's Favorite New Nuclear Supplier
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:27PM Senate Advances "Secret Science" Bill, Sets Up Possible Showdown With President
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @01:19PM US Successfully Tests Self-Steering Bullets
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Sunday April 26, 2015 @05:52PM Officials Say Russian Hackers Read Obama's Unclassified Emails
Friday April 24, 2015 @08:20PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:59AM Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden
Thursday April 23, 2015 @03:57PM Bloomberg Report Suggests Comcast & Time Warner Merger Dead
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:43PM Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:54PM Security Companies Accused of Exaggerating Iran's Cyberthreats Against the US
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:49PM House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:43PM McConnell Introduces Bill To Extend NSA Surveillance
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @11:35AM Copyright For Sale: What the Sony Docs Say About MPAA Buying Political Influence
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @09:33AM USPS Shortlists 'HorseFly' Octocopter Drone Delivery Service
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:59AM DIA Polygraph Countermeasure Case Files Leaked
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:16AM Comcast and TWC Will Negotiate With Officials To Save Their Merger
Sunday April 19, 2015 @05:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
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.
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:56PM Nuclear Fusion Simulator Among Software Picked For US's Summit Supercomputer
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:43PM Gyro-Copter Lands On West Lawn of US Capitol, Pilot Arrested
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Sunday April 12, 2015 @04:43PM Hillary Clinton Declares 2016 Democratic Presidential Bid
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @11:18AM Watch DARPA Artificial Intelligence Search For Crime On the "Dark Web"
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:32AM NIST Solicits Comments On Electronic Authentication Guideline
Friday April 10, 2015 @11:23PM Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:41PM Massive Lincoln Archive Goes Live On 150th Anniversary of His Assassination
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:13PM Ten US Senators Seek Investigation Into the Replacement of US Tech Workers
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:01PM FAA Allows AIG To Use Drones For Insurance Inspections
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:12PM Reason: How To Break the Internet (in a Bad Way)
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:35PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:20AM Snowden Demystified: Can the Government See My Junk?
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:35PM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Monday April 06, 2015 @08:06AM Why Is the Internet Association Rewarding a Pro-NSA Net-Neutrality Opponent?
Sunday April 05, 2015 @06:11PM Carly Fiorina Calls Apple's Tim Cook a 'Hypocrite' On Gay Rights
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Friday April 03, 2015 @09:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:06PM EFF Fighting Automakers Over Whether You Own Your Car
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:28PM Obama Authorizes Penalties For Foreign Cyber Attackers
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:32AM X-37B To Fly Again
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:08PM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:08PM Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead
Monday March 30, 2015 @02:59PM Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoin
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:10PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:06PM FCC Chairman: Net Rules Will Withstand Court Challenge
Sunday March 29, 2015 @05:16PM NASA Denies New Space Station Partnership With Russia
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
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:45PM German Auto Firms Face Roadblock In Testing Driverless Car Software
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @10:47PM Russian Official Proposes Road That Could Connect London To NYC
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 @12:22PM NASA's Abandoned Launch Facilities
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Obama To Announce $240M In New Pledges For STEM Education
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
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 @09:17PM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments At US Customs
Thursday March 19, 2015 @05:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
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
Saturday March 14, 2015 @02:05PM How To Execute People In the 21st Century
Friday March 13, 2015 @10:02PM US Asks Vietnam To Stop Russian Bomber Refueling Flights From Cam Ranh Air Base
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:04PM FCC Posts Its 400-Page Net Neutrality Order
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:55PM Powdered Alcohol Approved By Feds, Banned By States
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:38PM Obama Administration Claims There Are 545,000 IT Job Openings
Monday March 09, 2015 @11:09AM NSA Director Argues For "Red Button" Autonomy Against Unattributed Cyber-Attacks
Monday March 09, 2015 @08:23AM Game of Drones: As US Dithers, Rivals Get a Head Start
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:59PM Daylight Saving Time Change On Sunday For N. America
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:01PM US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:34AM Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail
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 @12:33PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Sunday March 01, 2015 @02:59PM 20-Year-Old Military Weather Satellite Explodes In Orbit
Thursday February 26, 2015 @10:30AM It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @04:34PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:02AM The Best, and Worst, Places To Drive Your Electric Car
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:21PM US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:21AM US To Monitor Air Quality In India and Other Countries
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?
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:31PM Google: FBI's Plan To Expand Hacking Power a "Monumental" Constitutional Threat
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Monday February 16, 2015 @05:56PM New Map Shows USA's Quietest Places
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
Sunday February 15, 2015 @11:36AM US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs
Friday February 13, 2015 @08:12AM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:09PM Report: Automakers Fail To Fully Protect Against Hacking
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:55PM Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:01PM Swatting 19-Year-Old Arrested in Las Vegas
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

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