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Sunday August 31, 2014 @11:54AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Thursday August 28, 2014 @05:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @11:34PM Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:06AM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @04:53PM NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant
Monday August 25, 2014 @12:10PM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:26PM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Thursday August 21, 2014 @05:55PM FCC Warned Not To Take Actions a Republican-Led FCC Would Dislike
Monday August 18, 2014 @12:06PM Plan Would Give Government Virtual Veto Over Internet Governance
Friday August 15, 2014 @08:20PM Not Just For ThinkPads Anymore: Lenovo Gets OK To Buy IBM Server Line
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:47PM DARPA Contemplates Vast Ocean Network
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:20PM DEA Paid Amtrak Employee To Pilfer Passenger Lists
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:02PM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:21AM Floridian (and Southern) Governmental Regulations Are Unfriendly To Solar Power
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @01:56PM For Fast Internet in the US, Virginia Tops the Charts
Friday August 08, 2014 @08:29PM NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue
Friday August 08, 2014 @05:45PM Leaked Docs Show Spyware Used To Snoop On US Computers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34PM IBM Creates Custom-Made Brain-Like Chip
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @07:00PM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:57PM US Intelligence Wants Tools To Tell: Who's the Smartest of Them All?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @08:47AM 40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @07:53PM Edward Snowden Is Not Alone: US Gov't Seeks Another Leaker
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @06:29PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Sunday August 03, 2014 @02:42PM Sprint/T-Mobile Plan To Buy Spectrum Together May Be Blocked By FCC
Saturday August 02, 2014 @10:38AM Cell Phone Unlocking Is Legal -- For Now
Friday August 01, 2014 @09:20AM Judge: US Search Warrants Apply To Overseas Computers
Thursday July 31, 2014 @06:05PM Passport Database Outage Leaves Thousands Stranded
Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday July 27, 2014 @04:08PM Satellite Images Show Russians Shelling Ukraine
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:54PM GAO Says NASA Budget Woefully Short for Space Launch System
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:35PM Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet
Thursday July 24, 2014 @06:25PM Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:14AM Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road
Sunday July 20, 2014 @08:33AM Apollo 11 Moon Landing Turns 45
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:29AM Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:13PM New Map Fingers Future Hot Spots For U.S. Earthquakes
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:50PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:35PM FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15
Sunday July 13, 2014 @09:10PM Bot Tweets Anonymous Wikipedia Edits From Capitol Hill
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Sunday July 13, 2014 @10:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:37PM FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:10PM Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:03PM SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas
Thursday July 10, 2014 @03:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
Thursday July 10, 2014 @11:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:27AM DHS Mistakenly Releases 840 Pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:16AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:44PM How the NEPTUNE Project Wired the Ocean
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:14PM FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:07PM No Shortage In Tech Workers, Advocacy Groups Say
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Saturday July 05, 2014 @06:07PM The View From Inside A Fireworks Show
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:46PM Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @04:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:52PM White House May Name Patent Reform Opponent As New Head of Patent Office
Monday June 30, 2014 @07:06PM U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception
Monday June 30, 2014 @08:09AM US National Archives Will Upload All Its Holdings To Wikipedia
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Sunday June 29, 2014 @04:02PM RAND Study: Looser Civil Service Rules Would Ease Cybersecurity Shortage
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:53PM Netflix Could Be Classified As a 'Cybersecurity Threat' Under New CISPA Rules
Saturday June 28, 2014 @10:39AM That Toy Is Now a Drone
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:53PM Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:12PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Sunday June 22, 2014 @01:02PM The Revolutionary American Weapons of War That Never Happened
Sunday June 22, 2014 @09:53AM Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops To Deceive Judges About Surveillance Tech
Sunday June 22, 2014 @08:50AM US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees
Friday June 20, 2014 @04:21PM Steve Wozniak Endorses Lessig's Mayday Super PAC
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @06:05PM Chinese Vendor Could Pay $34.9M FCC Fine In Signal-Jammer Sting
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Thursday June 19, 2014 @03:20PM 2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:54AM IRS Recycled Lerner Hard Drive
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @10:07PM Former FCC Head: "We Should Be Ashamed of Ourselves" For State of Broadband
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @12:16PM Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year
Monday June 16, 2014 @11:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:37PM Congressman Asks NSA To Provide Metadata For "Lost" IRS Emails
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:13PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Sunday June 15, 2014 @01:30PM Russian RD-180 Embargo Could Boost American Rocket Industry
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:45PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:15PM US Government OKs Sale of Sharper Satellite Images
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:12AM Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @12:35PM House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:27PM America 'Has Become a War Zone'
Monday June 09, 2014 @08:46AM Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Monday June 09, 2014 @12:11AM Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:24PM How FBI Informant Sabu Helped Anonymous Hack Brazil
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:09PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @02:45PM $10k Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At Planes Goes Nationwide
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @08:24AM US-EU Trade Agreement Gains Exaggerated, Say 41 Consumer Groups, Economist
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @10:10AM 3D Printed Gun Maker Cody Wilson Defends Open Source Freedom
Monday June 02, 2014 @11:47AM Justice Dept. Names ZeuS Trojan Author, Seizes Control of P2P "Gameover" Botnet
Sunday June 01, 2014 @06:55PM Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Saturday May 31, 2014 @02:36PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Thursday May 29, 2014 @05:47PM In First American TV Interview, Snowden Talks Accountability and Patriotism
Thursday May 29, 2014 @02:38PM NYC Councilman (and Open Source Developer) Submits Bill Establishing Open Source
Thursday May 29, 2014 @12:55PM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:23AM German Authorities Lack Evidence To Prosecute Anyone For NSA Spying
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @11:23PM Report: Verizon Claimed Public Utility Status To Get Government Perks
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:59AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:42AM FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access
Sunday May 25, 2014 @08:40AM US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:13AM DARPA Unveils Hack-Resistant Drone
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate
Thursday May 22, 2014 @03:27PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:20PM US Officials Cut Estimate of Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil By 96%
Monday May 19, 2014 @04:38PM The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call In the Bahamas
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:40PM As NASA Seeks Next Mission, Russia Holds the Trump Card
Monday May 19, 2014 @09:10AM US To Charge Chinese Military Employees With Hacking
Monday May 19, 2014 @08:18AM Cisco Complains To Obama About NSA Adding Spyware To Routers
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:03PM Ten States Pass Anti-Patent-Troll Laws, With More To Come
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:58PM Could High Bay-Area Prices Make Sacramento the Next Big Startup Hub?
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:30PM FCC Votes To Consider Next Round of 'Net Neutrality' Rules
Thursday May 15, 2014 @10:30AM Watch the FCC Vote On Net Neutrality Live At 10:30am Eastern
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:17AM Air Force Prepares to Dismantle HAARP
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @05:54PM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Monday May 12, 2014 @04:09PM Glenn Greenwald: How the NSA Tampers With US Made Internet Routers
Sunday May 11, 2014 @10:39PM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 11, 2014 @10:36PM FCC Chairman Will Reportedly Revise Broadband Proposal
Sunday May 11, 2014 @06:03PM Al Franken Says FCC Proposed Rules Are "The Opposite of Net Neutrality"
Sunday May 11, 2014 @08:21AM Feds: Sailor Hacked Navy Network While Aboard Nuclear Aircraft Carrier
Thursday May 08, 2014 @06:09PM How Dumb Policies Scare Tech Giants Away From Federal Projects
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:09PM USPTO Approves Amazon Patent For Taking Pictures
Thursday May 08, 2014 @02:12PM Let Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Work In US, Says White House
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @11:28PM ACLU and EFF Endorse Weaker USA Freedom Act Passed By Committee
Monday May 05, 2014 @07:42PM The Feds Accidentally Mailed Part of A $350K Drone To Some College Kid
Monday May 05, 2014 @03:26PM US Government To Study Bitcoin As Possible Terrorist Threat
Monday May 05, 2014 @12:12PM Mozilla Offers FCC a Net Neutrality Plan With a Twist
Monday May 05, 2014 @09:10AM Kerry Says US Is On the "Right Side of History" When It Comes To Online Freedom
Saturday May 03, 2014 @11:07AM Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @09:05PM British Spy Chiefs Secretly Begged To Play In NSA's Data Pools
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @09:02PM US Should Use Trampolines To Get Astronauts To the ISS Suggests Russian Official
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:01AM US and UK Governments Advise Avoiding Internet Explorer Until Bug Fixed
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:47PM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:21AM DOJ Complains About Getting a Warrant To Search Mobile Phones
Friday April 25, 2014 @10:10AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:07AM Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:13PM Panel Says U.S. Not Ready For Inevitable Arctic Oil Spill
Thursday April 24, 2014 @12:15PM DC Revolving Door: Ex-FCC Commissioner Is Now Head CTIA Lobbyist
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @06:31PM F.C.C., In Net Neutrality Turnaround, Plans To Allow Fast Lane
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @09:19AM Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:21PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @10:00AM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Monday April 21, 2014 @05:12AM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Monday April 21, 2014 @03:36AM Drones On Demand
Sunday April 20, 2014 @08:59AM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On Healthcare.gov
Saturday April 19, 2014 @11:48PM Obama Delays Decision On Keystone Pipeline Yet Again
Saturday April 19, 2014 @05:23PM Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:34AM Declassified Papers Hint US Uranium May Have Ended Up In Israeli Arms
Thursday April 17, 2014 @05:44PM In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @09:26PM Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @06:32PM FBI Drone Deployment Timeline
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @10:19AM Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @01:06PM Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @10:50AM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Pay Your Taxes?
Monday April 14, 2014 @09:29PM U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:55PM IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt
Sunday April 13, 2014 @03:10PM Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth
Sunday April 13, 2014 @03:40AM FAA Shuts Down Search-and-Rescue Drones
Saturday April 12, 2014 @12:57AM Bill Would End US Govt's Sale of Already-Available Technical Papers To Itself
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @10:58PM Cuba: US Using New Weapon Against Us -- Spam
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:19PM In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @12:35PM Stem-Cell Research Funding Institute Is Shuttered
Sunday April 06, 2014 @03:33AM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Sunday April 06, 2014 @03:32AM FCC Orders Comcast To Stop Labeling Equipment Rental a Service Fee

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