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Date / TimeStory
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
Thursday July 24, 2014 @01:44PM Social Security Administration Joins Other Agencies With $300M "IT Boondoggle"
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:26AM UK Cabinet Office Adopts ODF As Exclusive Standard For Sharable Documents
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:21AM U.K. Cabinet Office Adopts ODF as Exclusive Standard for Sharable Documents
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @11:06AM Researchers Design Bot To Conduct National Security Clearance Interviews
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @01:49PM UK Users Overwhelmingly Spurn Broadband Filters
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:47PM California In the Running For Tesla Gigafactory
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:39PM Australia Repeals Carbon Tax
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:07PM New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations
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 @10:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:51PM CDC Closes Anthrax, Flu Labs After Potentially Deadly Mix-Ups Come to Light
Saturday July 12, 2014 @02:28PM FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks
Saturday July 12, 2014 @09:44AM FAA Pressures Coldwell, Other Realtors To Stop Using Drone Footage
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 @03:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
Thursday July 10, 2014 @01:50PM Today In Year-based Computer Errors: Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In the 1800s
Thursday July 10, 2014 @11:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:28AM India's National Informatics Centre Forged Google SSL Certificates
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @06:19PM Single European Copyright Title On the Horizon
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:39PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:43AM Thousands of Leaked KGB Files Are Now Open To the Public
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:02PM Comcast Executives Appear To Share Cozy Relationships With Regulators
Thursday July 03, 2014 @04:01PM California Property Tax Exemptions For Solar Energy Systems Extended To 2025
Thursday July 03, 2014 @02:46PM NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:55PM FCC Proposal To Limit Access To 5725-5850 MHz Band
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:44AM Senate Budgetmakers Move To End US Participation In ITER
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 @11:52AM Mayors of Atlanta & New Orleans: Uber Will Knock-Out Taxi Industry
Sunday June 29, 2014 @06:16PM US National Archives Will Upload All Its Holdings To Wikipedia
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 @08:14AM Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:19PM Why The Korean Government Could Go Open Source By 2020
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:37PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Friday June 27, 2014 @04:28PM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:53PM Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
Friday June 27, 2014 @12:12PM Korean government switches to open source by 2020
Thursday June 26, 2014 @05:57PM NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:43PM Australian Government Seeks To Boost Spy Agencies' Powers
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:46AM They're Spying On You: Hacking Team Mobile Malware, Infrastructure Uncovered
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:12PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Monday June 23, 2014 @03:08PM Supreme Court Upholds Most EPA Rules On Greenhouse Gases
Monday June 23, 2014 @12:04PM Interviews: Ask Lawrence Lessig About His Mayday PAC
Monday June 23, 2014 @10:05AM New Sensors Will Scoop Up "Big Data" On Chicago
Monday June 23, 2014 @09:21AM Robert McMillen: What Everyone Gets Wrong In the Debate Over Net Neutrality
Sunday June 22, 2014 @01:02PM The Revolutionary American Weapons of War That Never Happened
Sunday June 22, 2014 @12:56PM WikiLeaks Publishes Secret International Trade Agreement
Friday June 20, 2014 @10:18PM US Marshals Accidentally Reveal Potential Bidders For Gov't-Seized Bitcoin
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 @11:39AM The FBI's Jargon List: Internet Acronyms Galore
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 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:51PM EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods
Saturday June 14, 2014 @08:49AM EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability
Friday June 13, 2014 @10:59PM FCC Looking Into Paid Peering Deals
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:09PM After Non-Profit Application Furor, IRS Says It's Lost 2 Years Of Lerner's Email
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:51PM US To Auction 29,656 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:08PM The FCC Can't Help Cities Trapped By Predatory Internet Deals With Big Telecom
Thursday June 12, 2014 @06:34PM California Regulators Tell Ride-Shares No Airport Runs
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:22AM Behind the Great Firewall: What It's Really Like To Log On From China
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:07AM House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @11:38PM Cable Companies Duped Community Groups Into Fighting Net Neutrality
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @09:17AM Mayday Anti-PAC On Its Second Round of Funding
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:37PM Illinois Law Grounds PETA Drones Meant To Harass Hunters
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:34PM NSF Researcher Suspended For Mining Bitcoin
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:13PM Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Sunday June 08, 2014 @09:15PM MIT Used Lobbying, Influence To Restore Nuclear Fusion Dream
Sunday June 08, 2014 @12:00PM Brownsville SpaceX Space Port Faces More Regulatory Hurdles
Sunday June 08, 2014 @09:06AM After Trademark Dispute, Mexican Carriers Can No Longer Use iPhone Name In Ads
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:12AM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:05PM Vodafone: Governments Worldwide Collecting Customers' Personal Data
Friday June 06, 2014 @07:31PM Virginia DMV Cracks Down On Uber, Lyft
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:42PM Snowden Rallies Privacy Advocates In New York City
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:34PM Why NASA's Budget "Victory" Is Anything But
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:25PM 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 @05:34PM US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Thursday June 05, 2014 @03:34AM Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:20PM EFF Tells Court That the NSA Knowingly and Illegally Destroyed Evidence
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @10:26AM How Open Government Data Saved New Yorkers Thousands On Parking Tickets
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @12:47PM Whistleblowers Enter the Post-Snowden Era
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @09:57AM Bill Blunden's Rejected DEF CON Presentation Posted Online
Sunday June 01, 2014 @06:55PM Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Sunday June 01, 2014 @03:22PM The Sudden Policy Change In Truecrypt Explained
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Saturday May 31, 2014 @10:30PM LAPD Gets Some Hand-Me-Down Drones From Seattle, Promises Discretion
Saturday May 31, 2014 @02:36PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Friday May 30, 2014 @10:17PM Congressman Introduces Bill To Limit FCC Powers
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:48PM Proposed SpaceX Spaceport Passes Its Final Federal Environmental Review
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 @10:21AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @06:31PM Comcast-Time Warner Deal May Hinge On Low-Cost Internet Plan
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @04:43AM China looks to Linux as Windows alternative
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:18AM NASA Money Crunch Means Trouble For Spitzer Space Telescope
Saturday May 24, 2014 @11:42PM US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat
Saturday May 24, 2014 @09:49PM FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access
Thursday May 22, 2014 @10:38PM Yelp Reviews Help NYC Health Department Find and Close Dirty Restaurants
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate
Thursday May 22, 2014 @02:19PM California Opens Driverless Car Competition With Testing Regulations
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @12:22PM AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin For Each Hour He Spent In Jail
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @01:04PM Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @11:52AM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @08:29AM Controversial TSA Nudie X-Ray Machines Sent To Prisons
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @08:08AM China excludes Windows 8 from new government computers,plans to migrate to Linux
Monday May 19, 2014 @03:12PM California Bill Would Safeguard Consumers' Rights To Criticize Firms Online
Sunday May 18, 2014 @02:19PM Radioactivity Cleanup At Hanford Nuclear Reservation, 25 Years On
Sunday May 18, 2014 @10:36AM Swedish Fare Dodgers Organize Against Transportation Authorities
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:03AM EFF: Amazon, AT&T, and Snapchat Most Likely To Rat On You To the Gov't
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:03PM Ten States Pass Anti-Patent-Troll Laws, With More To Come
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:50PM Air Force Prepares to Dismantle HAARP
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 @08:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @12:16PM From FCC Head Wheeler, a Yellow Light For Internet Fast Lanes
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @10:16AM US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader
Monday May 12, 2014 @04:09PM Glenn Greenwald: How the NSA Tampers With US Made Internet Routers
Monday May 12, 2014 @08:13AM UN to Debate Use of Fully Autonomous Weapons, New Report Released
Sunday May 11, 2014 @06:03PM Al Franken Says FCC Proposed Rules Are "The Opposite of Net Neutrality"
Saturday May 10, 2014 @02:22AM Australian Government To Standardise On Drupal
Saturday May 10, 2014 @01:21AM The NSA and Snowden: Securing the All-Seeing Eye
Friday May 09, 2014 @07:51PM Milwaukee City Council Proposal Would Pave Way For Uber, Lyft
Friday May 09, 2014 @07:31AM How Munich switched 15,000 PCs from Windows to Linux
Thursday May 08, 2014 @05:39PM Take a Picture: Snapchat Settles With FTC Over "Dissapearing" Claims
Thursday May 08, 2014 @05:22PM Russia Quietly Passes Anti-Blogger Law
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:09PM USPTO Approves Amazon Patent For Taking Pictures
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:45AM Apple Can Extract Texts, Photos, Contacts From Locked iPhones
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:43AM Melbourne Uber Drivers Slapped With $1700 Fines; Service Shuts Down
Thursday May 08, 2014 @08:30AM First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @01:33PM U.S. Military Drones Migrating to Linux
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @11:18AM Actual Results of Crimean Secession Vote Leaked
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @11:18AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn To Secrecy
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:46AM US Government To Study Bitcoin As Possible Terrorist Threat
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:23AM Researchers See a Post-Snowden Chilling Effect In Our Search Data
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:22AM Mozilla Offers FCC a Net Neutrality Plan With a Twist
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:00AM Rand Paul Starts New Drone War In Congress
Monday May 05, 2014 @07:42PM The Feds Accidentally Mailed Part of A $350K Drone To Some College Kid
Sunday May 04, 2014 @06:10PM Europe's Cybersecurity Policy Under Attack
Friday May 02, 2014 @07:37PM Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:06AM SpaceX Wins Injunction Against Russian Rocket Purchases
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:18AM British Spy Chiefs Secretly Begged To Play In NSA's Data Pools
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @12:06PM One-a-Day-Compiles: Good Enough For Government Work In 1983
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:20PM How the USPS Killed Digital Mail
Monday April 28, 2014 @10:16PM To Save the Internet We Need To Own the Means of Distribution
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:47PM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Friday April 25, 2014 @10:10AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Thursday April 24, 2014 @12:15PM DC Revolving Door: Ex-FCC Commissioner Is Now Head CTIA Lobbyist
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @10:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @08:23AM The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol
Monday April 21, 2014 @12:22AM Snowden to Critics: Questioning Putin Has Opened Conversation About Surveillance
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:34AM Google and Facebook: Unelected Superpowers?
Saturday April 19, 2014 @11:48PM Obama Delays Decision On Keystone Pipeline Yet Again
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:29PM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On Healthcare.gov
Saturday April 19, 2014 @02:10PM Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon
Saturday April 19, 2014 @11:43AM Russia Writes Off 90 Percent of North Korea Debt
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:34AM Declassified Papers Hint US Uranium May Have Ended Up In Israeli Arms
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Thursday April 17, 2014 @08:03PM Oracle Deflects Blame For Troubled Oregon Health Care Site
Thursday April 17, 2014 @05:44PM In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records
Thursday April 17, 2014 @12:59PM Snowden Queries Putin On Live TV Regarding Russian Internet Surveillance
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:35AM Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers
Thursday April 17, 2014 @12:36AM Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @06:38PM Vintage 1960s Era Film Shows IRS Defending Its Use of Computers
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @01:06PM Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @11:04AM Is Crimea In Russia? Internet Companies Have Different Answers
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @10:50AM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Pay Your Taxes?
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @02:58AM IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt
Saturday April 12, 2014 @07:59AM Bill Would End US Govt's Sale of Already-Available Technical Papers To Itself
Friday April 11, 2014 @09:45PM Cost Skyrockets For United States' Share of ITER Fusion Project
Friday April 11, 2014 @07:22AM NYC Considers Google Glass For Restaurant Inspections
Thursday April 10, 2014 @11:56PM Canada Introduces Privacy Reforms That Encourage Warrantless Disclosure of Info
Thursday April 10, 2014 @02:32PM Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:53AM Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:31AM Hewlett-Packard Admits To International Bribery and Money Laundering Schemes
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:19PM In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy

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