Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
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
Monday February 13, 2017 @09:42PM US National Weather Service Suffered 'Catastrophic' Outage; Website Stopped Sending Forecasts, Warnings
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @08:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @02:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Sunday February 12, 2017 @12:22AM Finland's Universal Basic Income Called 'Useless' By Trade Union Economist
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:30PM The City Of Munich Now Wants To Abandon Linux And Switch Back to Windows
Saturday February 11, 2017 @01:18AM CS Professor Argues Silicon Valley Is Exploiting Both H-1B Visas And Workers
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Thursday February 09, 2017 @08:08PM eBay Founder Pledges $500,000 To Test Universal Basic Income Program In Kenya
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:36AM This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @03:24PM Intel To Invest $7 Billion in Factory in Arizona, Employ 3,000 People
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @11:09AM US Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @12:32AM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @04:56PM There Are Now Twice As Many Solar Jobs As Coal Jobs In the US
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:31PM FBI Will Revert To Using Fax Machines, Snail Mail For FOIA Requests
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:16PM US House Passes Bill Requiring Warrants To Search Old Emails
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:19AM 97 Tech Companies Including Apple, Google, Microsoft Call Travel Ban Unlawful In Rare Coordinated Legal Action
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:30AM Sweden Pledges To Cut All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2045
Saturday February 04, 2017 @12:38AM New Book Describes How AirBNB Influenced City Laws
Friday February 03, 2017 @11:56PM 16 Years of GPS Space Weather Data Made Publicly Available
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:40PM FCC Rescinds Claim That AT&T, Verizon Violated Net Neutrality
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:29PM Cutting H-1Bs Could Mean More Competition From China and India, Says GoDaddy CEO
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:17PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:22PM Microsoft Seeks Trump Order Exemption for Workers With Visas
Thursday February 02, 2017 @12:22PM The FAA Gave the First Ever Go-Ahead For a Drone To Fly at an Airport
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:45PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:01AM 'It's Tricky': Apple Misses the Deadline To Pay $13.9 Bn To Ireland in Illegal Tax Benefit
Monday January 30, 2017 @07:46PM Trump's Next Immigration Move To Affect H-1B Visas; Require Tech Companies To Try To Hire Americans First: Bloomberg
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:56PM FDA Confirms Toxicity of Homeopathic Baby Products; Maker Refuses To Recall
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Sunday January 29, 2017 @09:35PM Running For Congress, Brianna Wu Criticizes The FBI's GamerGate Report
Sunday January 29, 2017 @06:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Sunday January 29, 2017 @12:39AM Trump's Executive Order Eliminates Privacy Act Protections For Foreigners
Saturday January 28, 2017 @10:48PM Who Hacked The Washington D.C. Police Surveillance Cameras?
Saturday January 28, 2017 @04:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Friday January 27, 2017 @05:35PM US Intelligence Seeks a Universal Translator For Text Search In Any Language
Friday January 27, 2017 @05:07PM New Data Shows 85% of Humans Live Under a Corrupt Government
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:37PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk Joins President Trump's New Manufacturing Council
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:08AM Japanese Government Requires Java and Internet Explorer 11 X86
Thursday January 26, 2017 @06:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Thursday January 26, 2017 @05:53PM New York Approves Largest US Offshore Wind Farm Off Long Island
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:05PM Trump's FCC Chairman Pick Ajit Pai Vows To Close Broadband 'Digital Divide'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @10:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:59PM USDA Scrambles To Ease Concerns After Researchers Were Ordered To Stop Publishing Publicly Funded Science
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:21PM Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @07:05AM IBM Promised Domestic Jobs, But is Firing Thousands of US Workers and Moving Some Jobs Overseas
Monday January 23, 2017 @11:46PM Ask Slashdot: Can US Citizens Trust Government Data?
Monday January 23, 2017 @07:02PM Two-Thirds of Americans Give Priority To Developing Alternative Energy Over Fossil Fuels
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:47PM South Korea Developing 'Near-Supersonic' Train Similar To Hyperloop
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:40PM Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
Monday January 23, 2017 @02:58AM Western Union Pays $586M Fine Over Wire Fraud Charges
Monday January 23, 2017 @01:42AM Three States Propose DMCA-Countering 'Right To Repair' Laws
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @07:30PM New Wyoming Bill Penalizes Utilities Using Renewable Energy
Friday January 20, 2017 @11:09PM Are Squirrels A Bigger Threat To Our Critical Infrastructure?
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Friday January 20, 2017 @01:51PM Donald Trump Is Sworn In As the 45th US President
Thursday January 19, 2017 @08:13PM Scottish Government Targets 66% Emissions Cut By 2032
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @07:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @04:00PM Labor Department Sues Oracle For Paying White Men More
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @02:28PM CIA Releases 13M Pages of Declassified Documents Online
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @08:05PM US Antitrust Agency Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Licensing
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @05:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Monday January 16, 2017 @07:10PM Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Run Wireless Tests In Washington State
Saturday January 14, 2017 @10:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @08:15PM Thousands Of Cubans Now Have Internet Access
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:56PM California's Bullet Train Hurtles Towards a Multibillion-Dollar Overrun
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:20PM Amateur Scientists Find New Clue In D.B. Cooper Case, Crowdsource Their Investigation
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @06:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:31PM Amazon To Add 100,000 Full-Time US Jobs in Next 18 Months
Thursday January 12, 2017 @01:50PM Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:14PM New FCC Report Says AT&T and Verizon Zero-Rating Violates Net Neutrality
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @04:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Volkswagen Closes In on $4.3 Billion US Settlement in Diesel Scandal
Monday January 09, 2017 @06:11PM 2016 Was Second Hottest Year For US In More Than 120 Years of Record Keeping