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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
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @12:40PM Stem-Cell Research Funding Institute Is Shuttered
Monday April 07, 2014 @06:27PM U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Rule On Constitutionality of Bulk Surveillance
Monday April 07, 2014 @04:37PM A New Robo-Soldier Will Test Chemical Warfare Suits
Monday April 07, 2014 @02:59PM SF Evictions Surging From Crackdown On Airbnb Rentals
Monday April 07, 2014 @08:10AM Australia May 'Pause' Trades To Tackle High-Frequency Trading
Sunday April 06, 2014 @04:01PM Why No Executive Order To Stop NSA Metadata Collection?
Saturday April 05, 2014 @05:44PM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Saturday April 05, 2014 @01:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Friday April 04, 2014 @09:34PM UK Government Pays Microsoft £5.5M For Extended Support of Windows XP
Friday April 04, 2014 @07:20PM Federal Bill Would Criminalize Revenge Porn Websites
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:58PM NASA To Catalog and Release Source Code For Over 1,000 Projects
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:43PM China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access
Thursday April 03, 2014 @09:02AM Book Review: How I Discovered World War II's Greatest Spy
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:58AM ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime
Sunday March 30, 2014 @04:53PM Million Jars of Peanut Butter Dumped In New Mexico Landfill
Friday March 28, 2014 @07:43PM Technocrat James Schlesinger Is Dead At 85
Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:42PM DOJ Pushes to Expand Hacking Abilities Against Cyber-Criminals
Thursday March 27, 2014 @01:16PM Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:47PM White House To Propose Ending NSA Phone Records Collection
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:03AM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Monday March 24, 2014 @09:36AM Drone-Assisted Hunting To Be Illegal In Alaska
Sunday March 23, 2014 @07:46PM Why US Gov't Retirement Involves a Hole in the Ground Near Pittsburgh
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:34PM Spinoffs From Spyland: How Some NSA Technology Is Making Its Way Into Industry
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:06PM NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:51AM Navy Database Tracks Civilians' Parking Tickets, Fender-Benders
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @06:21PM Scientists Publish Letter Saying, "We Need More Scientific Mavericks"
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @12:00PM Church Committee Members Say New Group Needed To Watch NSA
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:55AM Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones
Monday March 17, 2014 @11:32AM Obama Administration Transparency Getting Worse
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:21AM UK Government Wants "Unsavory" Web Content To Be Removed
Sunday March 16, 2014 @10:26AM Sons of Anarchy Creator On Google Copyright Anarchy
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:49PM U.S. Aims To Give Up Control Over Internet Administration
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:31PM What If the Next Presidential Limo Was a Tesla?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:36PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Thursday March 13, 2014 @10:13AM Top U.S. Scientific Misconduct Official Quits In Frustration With Bureaucracy
Thursday March 13, 2014 @09:22AM White House: Get ACA Insurance Coverage, Launch Start-Ups
Thursday March 13, 2014 @08:18AM Mars Rover Opportunity Faces New Threat: Budget Ax
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @12:23PM Calif. Court Orders Preservation of Disputed NSA Phone Records
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:14PM Court Denies NSA Request To Hold Phone Records Beyond 5 Years
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:02PM CIA Accused: Sen. Feinstein Sees Torture Probe Meddling
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @05:48PM New Jersey Auto Dealers Don't Want to Face Tesla
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @03:48PM 70% of U.S. Government Spending Is Writing Checks To Individuals
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @02:02PM Canada & Korea Show Trade Treaties Can Skip Copyright Rule Changes
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @11:11AM Senator Accuses CIA of Snooping On Intelligence Committee Computers
Monday March 10, 2014 @03:33PM Embarrassing Stories Shed Light On US Officials' Technological Ignorance
Monday March 10, 2014 @12:07PM Ukraine May Have To Rearm With Nuclear Weapons Says Ukrainian MP
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:37PM Snowden Says No One Listened To 10 Attempts To Raise Concerns At NSA
Sunday March 09, 2014 @07:12PM Up To 1000 NIH Investigators Dropped Out Last Year
Sunday March 09, 2014 @05:01PM Metadata and the Intrusive State
Sunday March 09, 2014 @01:04PM Google Faces Up To $5 Billion Fine From Competition Commission of India
Sunday March 09, 2014 @10:59AM The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
Saturday March 08, 2014 @08:03PM The Brief Rise and Long Fall of Russia's Robot Tank
Saturday March 08, 2014 @04:10PM Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
Friday March 07, 2014 @09:01PM NASA Admits It Gave Jet Fuel Discounts To Google Execs' Company
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @08:34AM Computing a Winner, Fusion a Loser In US Science Budget
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @10:09AM Child Porn Arrest For Cameron Aide Who Helped Plan UK Net Filters
Monday March 03, 2014 @07:19PM Government Accuses Sprint of Overcharging For Wiretapping Expenses
Monday March 03, 2014 @01:16PM Inventor Has Waited 43 Years For Patent Approval
Thursday February 27, 2014 @03:00PM NRC Expects Applications To Operate Reactors Beyond 60 Years
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:14AM 'Obnoxious' RSA Protests, RSA Remains Mum
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:36AM NY State Grants $9M For Upstate Broadband Projects
Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:15PM Internet Shutdown Adds To Venezuela's Woes
Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:06AM Steve Jobs To Appear On US Postage Stamp
Saturday February 22, 2014 @01:07AM Why Is Dropbox Back On the Chinese Market?
Thursday February 20, 2014 @11:24AM EFF Reports GHCQ and NSA Keeping Tabs On Wikileaks Visitors and Reporters
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @11:54AM N. Korea Could Face Prosecution For 'Crimes Against Humanity'
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:35AM French, German Leaders: Keep European Email Off US Servers
Sunday February 16, 2014 @10:21AM Merkel Wants a European Communication Network To Avoid US Spying.
Friday February 14, 2014 @09:33PM Venezuelan Regime Censoring Twitter
Friday February 14, 2014 @08:27PM Internet Censorship Back On Australian Agenda
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:04PM The Problem With How We Think Of Surveillance
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:14PM A Strategy For Attaining Cuban Internet Connectivity
Thursday February 13, 2014 @11:33AM NSA: Others Implicated in Making Snowden Data Leaks Possible
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:36AM Google Earth's New Satellites
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @02:18PM FBI: $10,000 Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At an Aircraft
Monday February 10, 2014 @07:18PM 3 Reasons To Hate Mass Surveillance; 3 Ways To Fight It
Monday February 10, 2014 @10:44AM Can Commercial Storage Services Handle the NSA's Metadata?
Monday February 10, 2014 @10:43AM Online, You're Being Watched At All Times; Act Accordingly.
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:10PM Snowden Used Software Scraper, Say NSA Officials
Saturday February 08, 2014 @03:47PM Cops With Google Glass: Horrible Idea, Or Good One?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @02:54PM 25% of Charter Schools Owe Their Soul To the Walmart Store
Saturday February 08, 2014 @11:15AM Finnish Police Board Wants Justification For Wikipedia's Fundraising Campaign
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:57AM Dirty Tricks? Look-Alike Websites Lure Congressional Donors
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:38AM Snowden Docs Show UK's Digital Spies Using Viruses, Honey Traps
Friday February 07, 2014 @11:01PM UK Police Will Have Backdoor Access To Health Records
Friday February 07, 2014 @08:01PM GOP Bill To Outlaw EPA 'Secret Science' That Is Not Transparent, Reproducible
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:46PM Russia Bans Bitcoin
Thursday February 06, 2014 @07:12PM These Are the Companies the FAA Has Sent notices To For Using Drones
Thursday February 06, 2014 @05:26PM Major Internet Censorship Bill Passes In Turkey
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:34AM Skinny Puppy Wants Compensation For Music Used in US Interrogations
Thursday February 06, 2014 @11:17AM Got Malware? The FBI Wants It
Thursday February 06, 2014 @10:23AM How Edward Snowden's Actions Have Impacted Defense Contractors
Thursday February 06, 2014 @09:26AM Britain's GCHQ Attacked Anonymous Supporters With DDoS
Thursday February 06, 2014 @12:58AM North Korea's Home-Grown Operating System Mimics OS X
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @10:36PM New Zealand Spy Agency Deleted Evidence About Its Illegal Spying On Kim Dotcom
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:23PM Government To Require Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:07PM NZ Govt May Gut Privacy Laws For US Citizens and Ex-Pats
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @11:26AM Senator Makes NASA Complete $350 Million Testing Tower That It Will Never Use
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:27AM Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:07AM Rome Police Use Twitter To Battle Illegal Parking
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:59AM Crypto Legend Quisquater Targeted - But NSA May Not Be To Blame
Monday February 03, 2014 @06:03PM HealthCare.gov Can't Handle Appeals of Errors
Monday February 03, 2014 @12:38PM South Koreans Using Kinect To Monitor DMZ
Friday January 31, 2014 @09:21PM Confessions Of an Ex-TSA Agent: Secrets Of the I.O. Room
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:26PM Now On Video: GCHQ Destroying Laptop Full of Snowden Disclosures
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:21AM Kansas To Nix Expansion of Google Fiber and Municipal Broadband
Thursday January 30, 2014 @07:27PM Obama Nominates Vice Admiral Michael Rogers New NSA Chief
Thursday January 30, 2014 @05:47PM Federal Agency Data-Mining Hundreds of Millions of Credit Card Accounts
Thursday January 30, 2014 @05:27PM EU Secretly Plans To Put a Back Door In Every Car By 2020
Thursday January 30, 2014 @09:27AM Atlanta Gambled With Winter Storm and Lost
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:37PM Edward Snowden and the Death of Nuance
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @10:12AM Congressmen Say Clapper Lied To Congress, Ask Obama To Remove Him
Monday January 27, 2014 @04:18PM Map of Publicly-Funded Creationism Teaching
Monday January 27, 2014 @04:08PM NSA and GCHQ Target "Leaky" Phone Apps To Scoop User Data
Monday January 27, 2014 @09:02AM The "Triple Package" Explains Why Some Cultural Groups Are More Successful
Sunday January 26, 2014 @09:17PM Edward Snowden Says NSA Engages In Industrial Espionage
Sunday January 26, 2014 @07:29PM Is the West Building Its Own Iron Curtain?
Sunday January 26, 2014 @04:57PM California Students, Parents Sue Over Teacher Firing, Tenure Rules
Saturday January 25, 2014 @04:16PM RNC Calls For Halt To Unconstitutional Surveillance
Friday January 24, 2014 @08:34AM Surveillance Watchdog Concludes Metadata Program Is Illegal, "Should End"
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:19AM Regulations Could Delay or Prevent Space Tourism
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @07:04PM Open Data Tells NYC Residents Where the Rats Are
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @06:10PM Great Firewall of UK Blocks Game Patch Because of Substring Matches
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @12:53PM Ukrainian Protesters Receive Mass Text Message Ordering Them To Disperse
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:56PM Hacker Says He Could Access 70,000 Healthcare.Gov Records In 4 Minutes
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @01:28PM Sites Blocked By Smartfilter, Censored in Saudi Arabia
Monday January 20, 2014 @07:23PM Canadian Health Scientists Resort To Sneaker Net After Funding Slashed
Monday January 20, 2014 @06:10PM Senator Dianne Feinstein: NSA Metadata Program Here To Stay
Sunday January 19, 2014 @01:43PM Translating President Obama's NSA Reform Promises Into Plain English
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:26AM Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password
Thursday January 16, 2014 @03:44PM NSA Collects 200 Million Text Messages Per Day
Thursday January 16, 2014 @09:26AM Irish Politician Calls For Crackdown On Open Source Internet Browsers
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @01:45PM U.S. Science Agencies Get Some Relief In 2014 Budget
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @01:17PM How Quickly Will the Latest Arms Race Accelerate?
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @11:50AM Japan To Tax Online Sales Of Foreign-Made Content
Sunday January 12, 2014 @05:06PM Doctors Say Food Stamp Cuts Could Cause Higher Healthcare Costs
Sunday January 12, 2014 @04:22PM British Spies To Be Allowed To Break Speed Limit
Sunday January 12, 2014 @09:58AM Credo Mobile Releases Industry's First Transparency Report
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:20PM Mystery of FBI Documents Posted To US Press In 1971 Solved
Sunday January 05, 2014 @03:24PM University Developing Technology To Vote On Your Tablet, Smartphone
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:03AM Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
Saturday January 04, 2014 @08:13AM Senator Bernie Sanders Asks NSA If Agency Is Spying On Congress
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:23PM City Councilman Resigns Using Klingon
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:17AM Thank Goodness For the NSA — A Fable
Thursday January 02, 2014 @09:28AM The New York Times Pushes For Clemency For Snowden
Thursday January 02, 2014 @09:15AM US Customs Destroys Virtuoso's Flutes Because They Were "Agricultural Items"
Wednesday January 01, 2014 @07:21PM Illinois Law Grounds PETA Drones Meant To Harass Hunters
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @01:15PM The Year's Dumbest Moments in Tech
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @12:42PM No Question: Snowden Was 2013's Most Influential Tech Figure
Monday December 30, 2013 @03:45PM Feds Announce Test Sites For Drone Aircraft
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:00AM Unintended Consequences: How NSA Revelations May Lead To Even More Surveillance
Monday December 30, 2013 @01:43AM Citizen Science: Who Makes the Rules?
Sunday December 29, 2013 @10:21AM Have a Privacy-Invasion Wishlist? Peruse NSA's Top Secret Catalog
Friday December 27, 2013 @08:27PM France's 'Culture Tax' Could Hit YouTube and Facebook
Thursday December 26, 2013 @06:18PM Utilities Fight Back Against Solar Energy
Thursday December 26, 2013 @04:54PM Houston Expands Downtown Surveillance, Unsure If It Helps
Thursday December 26, 2013 @11:12AM US Internet Service In 2014: Net Neutrality Challenges and High-Speed Build-Outs
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:26AM 60% of Americans Unaware of Looming Incandescent Bulb Phase Out
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @12:56PM Upload a Spoof Video, Go To Jail (In Dubai)
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @10:09AM Snowden Says His Mission Is Accomplished
Monday December 23, 2013 @06:20PM Alan Turing Pardoned
Sunday December 22, 2013 @11:57PM RSA Flatly Denies That It Weakened Crypto For NSA Money
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:45PM FBI's Secret Interrogation Manual: Now At the Library of Congress
Saturday December 21, 2013 @10:58PM Canadian Spy Agencies Deliberately Misled Courts
Saturday December 21, 2013 @09:18PM Overstock.com Plans To Accept Bitcoin
Saturday December 21, 2013 @09:13PM Obamacare and Middle-Wheel-Wheelbarrows
Saturday December 21, 2013 @08:10PM Verizon and AT&T Join the 'Transparency Report' Club
Saturday December 21, 2013 @12:26PM DoD Public Domain Archive To Be Privatized, Locked Up For 10 Years
Saturday December 21, 2013 @11:29AM Putting a Panic Button In Smartphone Users' Hands
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:41PM Reuters: RSA Weakened Encryption For $10M From NSA
Thursday December 19, 2013 @02:03PM UN Votes To Protect Privacy In Digital Age
Thursday December 19, 2013 @10:01AM US Spying Costs Boeing Military Jet Deal With Brazil
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:32AM Why Charles Stross Wants Bitcoin To Die In a Fire
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:29AM Tesla Gets $34 Million Tax Break, Adds Capacity For 35,000 More Cars
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:28AM UK ISP Adult Filters Block Sex Education Websites Allows Access To Porn
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @07:34PM Panel Urges Major NSA Spying Overhaul
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @07:19PM The FBI's Giant Bitcoin Wallet
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:37PM Why the NSA Piggybacks On Consumer Tracking
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:27PM France Broadens Surveillance Powers; Wider Scope Than NSA
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:16PM FDA Seeks Tougher Rules For Antibacterial Soaps
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @11:50AM Red Light Camera Use Declined In 2013 For the First Time
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @10:10AM NSA Says It Foiled Plot To Destroy US Economy Through Malware
Monday December 16, 2013 @06:12AM Norway Rejects Bitcoin As Currency; Taxes As Asset, Instead
Sunday December 15, 2013 @04:52PM US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month
Sunday December 15, 2013 @12:43AM NSA Has No Clue As To Scope of Snowden's Data Trove
Saturday December 14, 2013 @05:55PM Boston Police Stop Scanning Registration Plates, For Now
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:23PM Senators Propose Bill Prohibiting Phone Calls On Planes
Thursday December 12, 2013 @03:58PM Indian Government Lifts Nokia's Asset Freeze, Factory Can Transfer To Microsoft

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