Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:58PM Ontario Launches Universal Basic Income Pilot
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:49PM The EPA Won't Be Shutting Down Its Open Data Website After All
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:11PM WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Thursday April 20, 2017 @10:59PM US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:04PM Canada Rules To Uphold Net Neutrality
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:12PM FCC Takes First Step Toward Allowing More Broadcast TV Mergers
Thursday April 20, 2017 @01:22PM President Trump Misses 90-Day Deadline To Appoint a Cybersecurity Team After Alleged Russian Hacking
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @09:57AM Steve Ballmer's New Project: Find Out How the Government Spends Your Money
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:41AM Trump To Overhaul H-1B Visa Program To Encourage Hiring Americans
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:26PM Leaked Documents Reveal the Hotel Lobby's Aggressive Plan To Undermine Airbnb
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Sunday April 16, 2017 @08:48PM Uber Face Fines Over Drunk Driving Complaints -- And Lost $2.8 Billion Last Year
Saturday April 15, 2017 @09:47PM North Korea Parades Hybrid 'Frankenmissile', Then Fails Yet Another Missile Launch Test
Saturday April 15, 2017 @04:18PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:26PM FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:47AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Thursday April 13, 2017 @01:12PM No More IP Addresses For Countries That Shut Down Internet Access
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @12:55PM Silicon Valley Kicks Off Fight On Net Neutrality
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:45PM Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Gave Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:52PM US Dismantles Forensic Science Commission
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:35AM Sorry America, Your Taxes Aren't High
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @09:46AM Google Schools US Government About Gender Pay Gap
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:08PM Americans Support Letting Cities Build Their Own Broadband Networks, Pew Finds
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:57PM FCC Kills Plan To Allow Mobile Phone Conversations On Flights
Monday April 10, 2017 @01:40PM Russian Arrested in Spain 'Over US Election Hacking'
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:36AM Spyware Firms in Breach of Global Sanctions
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:02PM US Hacker Sets Off 156 Sirens At Midnight
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:48AM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:29PM Google Accused of 'Extreme' Gender Pay Discrimination By US Labor Department
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:45PM Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court
Friday April 07, 2017 @03:50PM WikiLeaks Reveals Grasshopper, the CIA's Windows Hacking Tool
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:04AM The Cost of Drugs For Rare Diseases Is Threatening the US Health Care System
Friday April 07, 2017 @12:41AM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Plans Fast-Track Repeal of Net Neutrality
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:49PM Uber Contract 'Gibberish', Says MP Investigating Gig Economy
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:43PM London Police Ink Shadowy Deal With Industry On Website Takedowns
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @11:07AM Roku Has Hired a Team of Lobbyists As it Gears Up For a Net Neutrality Fight
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @06:48PM Amazon Will Refund Millions of Unauthorized In-App Purchases Made By Kids
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @12:33PM Bannon Loses National Security Council Role in Trump Shakeup
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:33PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @01:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:00PM Bitcoin Becomes Legal Payment Option In Japan, Prices Spike
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:02PM FCC Limits Order On Charter Extending Broadband Service
Monday April 03, 2017 @01:44PM Computer Programmers May No Longer Be Eligible For H-1B Visas [Update]
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:52PM This Year's H-1B Visa Applications Look A Lot Like Last Year's
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:45AM Trump Extends Obama Executive Order On Cyberattacks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @07:35PM EFF Issues April Fool's Day Newsletter
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:11AM This is Why Australia Hasn't Had a Recession in Over 25 Years
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:08AM Net Neutrality Is Trump's Next Target, Administration Says
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:29PM Connecticut May Become First US State To Allow Deadly Police Drones
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:25PM New UBI Program Launches In Canada To 'Define Our Future'
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:50AM Minnesota Senate Votes To Bar Selling ISP Data
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:55PM House Approves Bill To Force Public Release of EPA Science
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:25PM AT&T Receives $6.5 Billion To Build Wireless Network For First Responders
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:41PM Publish Georgia's State Laws, You'll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:03PM FCC To Halt Expansion of Broadband Subsidies For Poor People
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:46PM Two Activists Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Face 15 Felony Charges
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:55AM 'No Turning Back' on Brexit as Article 50 Triggered
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:19PM Bay Area Tech Executives Indicted For H-1B Visa Fraud
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:03PM DJI Proposes New Electronic 'License Plate' For Drones
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:48PM Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules
Monday March 27, 2017 @08:41PM NASA Spends 72 Cents of Every SLS Dollar On Overhead Costs, Says Report
Monday March 27, 2017 @07:00PM Facebook Launches 'Town Hall' For Contacting Government Reps, Adds Local Election Reminders
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:20PM No One Knows What To Do With the International Space Station
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:10PM US Top Court Considers Changing Where Patent Cases May Be Filed
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:00AM Laptop Ban on Planes Came After Plot To Put Explosives in iPad
Sunday March 26, 2017 @04:10PM London Terrorist Used WhatsApp, UK Calls For Backdoors
Sunday March 26, 2017 @02:05AM Terrifying Anti-Riot Vehicle Created To Quash Any Urban Disturbance
Saturday March 25, 2017 @03:13PM 'Why The US Senate's Vote To Throw Out ISP Privacy Laws Isn't All Bad'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:43PM Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Tests in Arizona After Friday Night Collision
Saturday March 25, 2017 @01:29PM After Healthcare Defeat, Can The Trump Administration Fix America's H-1B Visa Program?
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:00PM Canada's Largest School Board Ends All New US Trips For Students
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:10AM Amazon Wins $1.5 Billion Tax Dispute Over IRS
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @01:37PM Senate Votes To Kill FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:27PM SpaceX Disappointed In Lack of NASA Mars Funding; Starts Looking For Landing Sites For Its Own Mars Missions
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @03:57PM 'Dig Once' Bill Could Bring Fiber Internet To Much of the US
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:17PM Trump Adds To NASA Budget, Approves Crewed Mission To Mars
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Does One Freely Use Bitcoin In the Land of the Free?
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:17AM FBI Director Comey Confirms Investigation Into Trump Campaign
Monday March 20, 2017 @12:32AM Two More Executives Are Leaving Uber, Drivers May Unionize
Monday March 20, 2017 @12:00AM Indiana Considers Prohibiting Cities From Banning Airbnb
Sunday March 19, 2017 @09:30PM Apple Paid $0 In Taxes To New Zealand, Despite Sales of $4.2 Billion
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Sunday March 19, 2017 @04:29PM WikiLeaks Won't Tell Tech Companies How To Patch CIA Zero-Days Until Demands Are Met
Sunday March 19, 2017 @03:09PM NY Bill Would Require Removal of Inaccurate, Irrelevant Or Excessive Statements
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:12PM CBS Reports 'Suspicious' Cell Phone Tower Activity In Washington DC
Saturday March 18, 2017 @06:34PM The US Army Finally Gets The World's Largest Laser Weapon System
Saturday March 18, 2017 @05:18PM China's Police Will Shoot Illegal Drones With Radio-Jamming Rifles
Saturday March 18, 2017 @01:24AM Bruce Schneier Calls for IoT Legislation, Argues The Internet Is Becoming One Giant Robot
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:47PM US Lawmakers Propose Minimum Seat Sizes For Airlines
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @01:53PM FBI Arrests Alleged Attacker Who Tweeted Seizure-Inducing Strobe at a Writer
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:36AM A US Ally Shot Down a $200 Drone With a $3 Million Patriot Missile
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:04PM US Federal Budget Proposal Cuts Science Funding
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:28PM America May Miss Out On the Next Industrial Revolution
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @10:38AM Justice Department Charging Russian Spies and Criminal Hackers in Yahoo Intrusion
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:49PM Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used Email Alias As Exxon CEO
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:23AM FBI Says It Can't Release iPhone Hacking Tool Because It Might Still Be Useful
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:41AM Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Helping Google Fight an Order To Hand Over Foreign Emails
Monday March 13, 2017 @07:59PM NYC Sues Verizon For Breaking Promise To Make FiOS Available To All Residents
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:40PM The Most Striking Thing About the WikiLeaks CIA Data Dump Is How Little Most People Cared
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Saturday March 11, 2017 @09:56PM Backlash Builds Against Bill Gates' Call For A Robot Tax
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:53PM IEEE-USA Criticizes Failure To Reform The H-!B Program
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:26PM Police Allegedly Threaten A UK Photographer With Seizure Of All His Computers
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:02PM California Says Autonomous Cars Don't Need Human Drivers
Friday March 10, 2017 @09:42PM Munich's IT Lead: 'No Compelling Reason' To Switch Back To Windows From Linux
Friday March 10, 2017 @08:28PM Will Montana Become America's Third State To Ditch Daylight Savings Time?
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:27PM The SEC Just Handed Bitcoin a Huge Setback
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:10PM Intel Security Releases Detection Tool For EFI Rootkits After CIA Leak
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:21AM U.S. Jobs, Pay Show Solid Gains in Trump's First Full Month
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Thursday March 09, 2017 @02:56AM FCC Investigating Coast-To-Coast 911 Outage For AT&T Wireless Users
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:32PM GOP Senators' New Bill Would Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:40PM Trump Renominates Ajit Pai For Five More Years at the FCC
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @03:52PM China's ZTE Pleads Guilty, Will Pay $1.19 Billion For Violating US Trade Sanctions
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:37PM Sprint 'Betting Big On Trump,' Could Merge With T-Mobile Or Comcast
Monday March 06, 2017 @03:17PM New York State To Launch Electric Vehicle Rebate
Monday March 06, 2017 @01:10AM The US Waged A Secret Cyber War Against North Korean Missiles
Sunday March 05, 2017 @07:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Saturday March 04, 2017 @05:23PM US Suspends 'Expedited' H-1B Visas
Saturday March 04, 2017 @01:32AM The City of Munich Might Stick With Linux
Friday March 03, 2017 @08:41PM FCC Chair Wants Carriers To Block Robocalls From Spoofed Numbers
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:26PM Bill Would Legalize Active Defense Against Hacks
Friday March 03, 2017 @05:05PM Uber Has Been Using a Secretive Program To Identify Enforcement Officers And Prevent Them From Hailing Cars
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Thursday March 02, 2017 @05:13PM Virginia Becomes First State To Legalize Delivery Robots
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:49PM Can Technology Prevent Cops From Forgetting To Turn On Their Body Cameras?
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:07PM UK: New Drivers Caught Using a Phone Will Lose Their License
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:14PM Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @10:43AM NSA Risks Talent Exodus Amid Morale Slump, Trump Fears
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @12:16AM Congressional Candidate Brianna Wu Claims Moon-Colonizing Companies Could Destroy Cities By Dropping Rocks
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @04:26PM Americans Have Fewer TVs On Average Than They Did In 2009
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @04:16PM Samsung Chief Charged With Bribery and Embezzlement
Monday February 27, 2017 @07:50PM FCC Chairman Says His Agency Won't Review AT&T's Time Warner Purchase
Saturday February 25, 2017 @07:01PM The Videogame Industry Is Fighting 'Right To Repair' Laws
Saturday February 25, 2017 @01:53AM FAA Warns More Drones Are Flying Near Airports
Friday February 24, 2017 @07:20PM Appeals Court: You Have the Right To Film the Police
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:00PM Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Thursday February 23, 2017 @06:20PM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Liable For Accidents, Not the Passengers: UK Government
Thursday February 23, 2017 @05:14PM FCC Votes To Lift Net Neutrality Transparency Rules For Smaller Internet Providers
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:53PM Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:58PM T-Mobile Promises Big LTE Boost From 5GHz Wi-Fi Frequencies
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @07:50PM College Senior Turns His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car Using Free Hardware, Software
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:36PM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Monday February 20, 2017 @01:32AM Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited, Rules A New Zealand Court
Sunday February 19, 2017 @05:13PM Some Recyclers Give Up On Recycling Old Monitors And TVs
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @05:08PM Bill Gates: The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:38PM EU Moves To Bring In AI Laws, But Rejects Robot Tax Proposal
Thursday February 16, 2017 @09:17PM Samsung Chief Lee Arrested In Corruption Investigation
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:31PM FCC Chairman Wants It To Be Easier To Listen To Free FM Radio On Your Smartphone
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:18PM Nearly 56,000 Bridges Called Structurally Deficient
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:38PM Lost Winston Churchill Essay Reveals His Thoughts On Alien Life
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:00PM Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth's Magnetic Field
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:49PM Apple Will Fight 'Right To Repair' Legislation
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:07AM Michael Flynn Resigns As Trump's National Security Adviser