Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Sunday June 17, 2018 @01:02AM US Government Finds New Malware From North Korea
Saturday June 16, 2018 @06:21PM America's Nuclear Reactors Can't Survive Without Government Handouts
Thursday June 14, 2018 @03:22PM Cops Are Confident iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple's New Security Feature
Tuesday June 12, 2018 @05:09PM UK Watchdog Issues $334K Fine For Yahoo's 2014 Data Breach
Monday June 11, 2018 @08:57PM Facebook Offers Nearly 500 Pages of Answers To Congress' Questions From Zuckerberg's Testimony
Monday June 11, 2018 @05:47PM Sweden Tries To Halt Its March To Total Cashlessness
Monday June 11, 2018 @04:33PM Tanzania Orders All Unregistered Bloggers To Take Down Their Sites
Monday June 11, 2018 @02:48PM US Sanctions Russians Over Military, Intelligence Hacking
Sunday June 10, 2018 @04:26PM In the Trump Administration, Science Is Unwelcome. So Is Advice.
Saturday June 09, 2018 @12:03AM Two Quantum Computing Bills Are Coming To Congress
Friday June 08, 2018 @10:53PM Unresolved Login Issue Prevented Florida 'Concealed Weapon' Background Checks For Over a Year
Friday June 08, 2018 @07:07PM Can Washington State Finally Put a Price On Carbon?
Friday June 08, 2018 @03:21PM China Hacked a Navy Contractor and Secured a Trove of Highly Sensitive Data on Submarine Warfare
Thursday June 07, 2018 @11:43PM Justice Department Seizes Reporter's Phone, Email Records In Leak Probe
Thursday June 07, 2018 @05:42PM French School Students To Be Banned From Using Mobile Phones
Thursday June 07, 2018 @04:20PM Google Promises Its AI Will Not Be Used For Weapons
Thursday June 07, 2018 @08:23AM US Piles New Charges on Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech)
Wednesday June 06, 2018 @04:57PM US Government Probes Airplane Vulnerabilities, Says Airline Hack Is 'Only a Matter of Time'
Wednesday June 06, 2018 @10:18AM President's Most Senior Technology Advisor Says the White House is Quietly Pursuing an Aggressive AI Plan
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @04:33PM FCC Emails Show Agency Spread Lies To Bolster Dubious DDoS Attack Claims: Gizmodo
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @02:24PM Edward Snowden: 'The People Are Still Powerless, But Now They're Aware'
Tuesday June 05, 2018 @03:04AM Hawaii Passes Law To Make State Carbon Neutral By 2045
Monday June 04, 2018 @12:52PM 5 Years on, US Government Still Counting Snowden Leak Costs
Sunday June 03, 2018 @01:14AM California's Efforts To Restrict Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Go Down In Flames
Saturday June 02, 2018 @07:02PM Richard Stallman Asks: Should Big Tech Be Taxed For Hurting Society?
Saturday June 02, 2018 @02:56AM German Spy Agency Can Keep Tabs On Internet Hubs, Federal Court Rules
Friday June 01, 2018 @06:47PM California City Tries Universal Basic Income Programs -- Including One Targeting Potential Shooters
Friday June 01, 2018 @06:30PM Trump Orders a Lifeline For Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants
Friday June 01, 2018 @04:00PM Top US Antitrust Official Uncertain of Need For Four Wireless Carriers
Friday June 01, 2018 @02:51PM Google Plans Not To Renew its Contract for Project Maven, a Controversial Drone AI Imaging Program
Friday June 01, 2018 @11:17AM Signs of Sophisticated Cellphone Spying Found Near White House, US Officials Say
Thursday May 31, 2018 @11:20AM Alibaba Co-founder Says Many Americans 'Want To Stop China' From Upgrading Its Tech
Thursday May 31, 2018 @01:37AM Google Promises Ethical Principles To Guide Development of Military AI
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @06:08PM California Begins Trial Rollout of Digital License Plates
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @04:47PM California Senate Votes To Restore Net Neutrality
Wednesday May 30, 2018 @02:50PM Kaspersky Suits Tossed, Fed Bans Will Continue
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @05:43PM Russia Demands Apple Remove Telegram From Russian App Store
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @11:30AM White House Announces Tech Tariffs, Investment Restrictions on China
Tuesday May 29, 2018 @03:02AM Papua New Guinea Bans Facebook For a Month To Root Out 'Fake Users'
Sunday May 27, 2018 @09:52AM Paytm, India's Largest Digital Wallet App, Accused Of Handing Over User Data To The Government
Saturday May 26, 2018 @05:58PM Ask Slashdot: Did Baby Boomers Break America?
Saturday May 26, 2018 @03:03PM Two 18-Year-Olds Charged With Hacking YouTube's Most Popular Videos
Friday May 25, 2018 @09:10PM U.S. Passes 'Right to Try' Law Allowing Experimental Medical Treatments
Friday May 25, 2018 @08:25PM Microsoft Wins A Big Cloud Deal With America's Intelligence Community
Friday May 25, 2018 @04:45PM Apple Will Report Government Requests To Remove Apps From the App Store
Friday May 25, 2018 @03:17PM US Reaches Deal To Keep Chinese Telecom ZTE in Business
Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:43PM First Cuba, Now China? A Worker In US Embassy In China Experienced 'Abnormal' Sounds, Brain Damage
Thursday May 24, 2018 @10:04AM Trump Cancels Singapore Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @07:47PM FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @04:57PM Ariane Chief Seems Frustrated With SpaceX For Driving Down Launch Costs
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @03:24PM US Government Can't Get Controversial Kaspersky Lab Software Off Its Networks
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @02:44PM NYC Transit Boss Unveils Sweeping 10-Year Subway Modernization Plan
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @12:04PM The US Military is Funding an Effort To Catch Deepfakes and Other AI Trickery
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @09:14PM FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures To Congress, Public
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @10:39AM Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police, Prompting Outcry Over Surveillance
Monday May 21, 2018 @06:41PM Boeing's Folding Wingtips Get the FAA Green Light
Monday May 21, 2018 @05:35PM US Treasury Secretary Calls For Google Monopoly Probe
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:56PM FCC is Hurting Consumers To Help Corporations, Mignon Clyburn Says On Exit
Saturday May 19, 2018 @11:21PM Bill Gates Shares His Memories of Donald Trump
Saturday May 19, 2018 @08:47PM People Hate Canada's New 'Amber Alert' System
Saturday May 19, 2018 @08:27PM Pentagon-Funded Project Will 'Solve' Cellphone Identity Verification Within Two Years
Saturday May 19, 2018 @04:20PM First Government Office in the US To Accept Bitcoin As Payment
Saturday May 19, 2018 @02:13PM 40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:18PM Floating Pacific Island Is In the Works With Its Own Government, Cryptocurrency
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:04PM FM Radio Faces UK Government Switch-Off As Digital Listening Passes 50 Percent Milestone
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:49PM FCC Investigating LocationSmart Over Phone-Tracking Flaw
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:21PM Congress Is Looking To Extend Copyright Protection Term To 144 Years
Friday May 18, 2018 @06:37PM Utilities, Tesla Appeal Federal Rollback of Auto Emissions Standards
Friday May 18, 2018 @03:54PM Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General To Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms: Report
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:39AM Satellite Data Strongly Suggests That China, Russia and Other Authoritarian Countries Are Fudging Their GDP Reports
Thursday May 17, 2018 @07:36PM US Government Wants To Start Charging For Landsat, the Best Free Satellite Data On Earth
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:18PM Scottish Students Used Spellchecker Glitch To Cheat In Literacy Test
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:47PM Cops Will Soon ID You Via Your Roof Rack
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:25PM Justice Department, FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @07:26PM Ecuador Spent $5 Million Protecting and Spying On Julian Assange, Says Report
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:43PM Suspect Identified In CIA 'Vault 7' Leak
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:32PM Hackers Steal Millions From Mexican Banks In Transfer Heist
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @02:56PM Homeland Security Unveils New Cyber Security Strategy Amid Threats
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:47PM Should the FTC Investigate Google's Location Data Collection?
Monday May 14, 2018 @11:44AM Google Employees Resign in Protest Against Pentagon Contract
Saturday May 12, 2018 @02:56PM North Korea Announces Plans To Dismantle Nuclear Test Site
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:48PM US Appeals Court Rules Border Agents Need Suspicion To Search Cellphones
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:18PM The Tech Used To Monitor Inmate Calls Is Able To Track Civilians Too
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:41AM Trump White House Quietly Cancels NASA Research Verifying Greenhouse Gas Cuts
Thursday May 10, 2018 @05:44PM Australia To Ban Cash Purchases Over $10,000
Thursday May 10, 2018 @04:10PM Lawmakers Move To Block Government From Ordering Digital 'Back Doors'
Thursday May 10, 2018 @03:22PM The White House Has Set Up a Task Force To Help Further the Country's AI Development
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @11:53PM ZTE Shuts Down Main Business Operations After US Ban
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:33PM Trump Administration Approves 10 New Drone Projects Around the Country
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:02PM States Turn To an Unproven Method of Execution: Nitrogen Gas
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @05:19PM Senate Democrats Force a Vote To Restore Net Neutrality
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @04:13PM Congress Is Quietly Nudging NASA To Look for Aliens
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @06:20PM Trump Withdraws US From Iran Nuclear Deal
Monday May 07, 2018 @12:57AM China Plans $47 Billion Fund To Boost Its Semiconductor Industry
Saturday May 05, 2018 @06:13PM Placing Election Ads On Google Will Require a Government ID
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:07PM Chinese Government Is Behind a Decade of Hacks On Software Companies, Says Report
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:30AM 70-Year-Old Former Volkswagen CEO Charged With Fraud Over Emissions Scandal
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:53PM New California Ballot Measure Demands Groundbreaking Privacy Rights
Friday May 04, 2018 @05:40PM Gmail's 'Self-Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used To Illegally Destroy Government Records
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:33PM NSA Collected 500 Million US Call Records In 2017, Says Report
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:29PM Phone Maker BLU Settles With FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @10:55PM Hawaii To Ban Certain Sunscreens To Protect Coral Reefs
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @06:48PM Hacktivists, Tech Giants Protest Georgia's 'Hack-Back' Bill
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:27PM The Pentagon Bans Huawei, ZTE Phones From Retail Stores On Military Bases
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @07:39PM FCC Commissioner Broke the Law By Advocating for Trump, Officials Find
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @07:18PM California Leads States In Suing the EPA For Attacking Vehicle Emissions Standards
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:11PM North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-un Says He'll Give Up Weapons if US Promises Not to Invade
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:38PM 100 US Mayors Sign Pledge To Defend Net Neutrality Against Crooked ISPs
Friday April 27, 2018 @09:15PM Will GDPR Kill WHOIS?
Thursday April 26, 2018 @11:02AM Google Joins Apple in Condemning the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @10:41PM Chinese Journalist Banned From Flying, Buying Property Due To 'Social Credit Score'
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @04:03PM More FISA Orders Were Denied During President Trump's First Year in Office Than in the Court's 40-Year History
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:39PM EPA Proposes Limits To Science Used In Rulemaking
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @05:15PM SEC Issues $35 Million Fine Over Yahoo Failing To Disclose Data Breach
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:07PM US Government Weighing Sanctions Against Kaspersky Lab
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:58PM Net Neutrality Is Over Monday, But Experts Say ISPs Will Wait To Screw Us
Sunday April 22, 2018 @01:54AM White House Reportedly Exploring Wartime Rule To Help Coal, Nuclear
Saturday April 21, 2018 @06:04PM NYT: Lynchings Around the World are Linked To Facebook Posts
Saturday April 21, 2018 @12:34PM Many Amazon Warehouse Workers are on Food Stamps
Saturday April 21, 2018 @12:50AM Senate Confirms Climate Denier With No Scientific Credentials To Head NASA
Friday April 20, 2018 @10:00PM Could We Fund a Universal Basic Income with Universal Basic Assets?
Friday April 20, 2018 @09:47PM Kurzweil Predicts Universal Basic Incomes Worldwide Within 20 Years
Friday April 20, 2018 @07:19PM North Korean Leader Says He Will Suspend Arms Tests, Shut Nuclear Test Site
Friday April 20, 2018 @05:31PM Engineers Are Leaving America For Canada
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:50PM Government Accidentally Releases Documents On 'Psycho-Electric' Weapons
Friday April 20, 2018 @03:15PM Palantir Knows Everything About You
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:01PM Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:03PM FDA Wants Medical Devices To Have Mandatory Built-In Update Mechanisms
Thursday April 19, 2018 @09:55AM Finland Is Killing Its Basic Income Experiment
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @10:39AM Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Telegram App, Khamenei Shuts Account
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:24PM IRS 'Direct Pay' Option Not Working on Tax Day
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:14PM Online Tax Filers Will Get Extension After IRS Payment Website Outage
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:54PM Supreme Court Set To Hear Landmark Online Sales Tax Case
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:37PM California Bill Would Restore, Strengthen Net Neutrality Protections
Monday April 16, 2018 @12:59PM State-Sponsored Russian Hackers Actively Seeking To Hijack Essential Internet Hardware, US and UK Intelligence Agencies Say
Sunday April 15, 2018 @10:55AM Pentagon Reports 2000% Increase in Russia Trolls Since Friday
Sunday April 15, 2018 @07:36AM Lawmakers Call FBI's 'Going Dark' Narrative 'Highly Questionable' After Motherboard Shows Cops Can Easily Hack iPhones
Saturday April 14, 2018 @02:01AM Investor Tim Draper Pushes Ballot Measure Splitting California Into 3 States
Friday April 13, 2018 @01:47AM Trump Orders Audit of Postal Service After Suggesting Amazon Is To Blame For Their Troubles
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:53PM Trump Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:28PM NTSB Boots Tesla From Investigation Into Fatal Autopilot Crash
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:05PM It's Surprisingly Easy To Make Government Records Public on Google Books
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:42PM Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
Thursday April 12, 2018 @12:04PM A Wanted Man in China Has Been Caught Because of Facial Recognition Software
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:59PM FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @02:49PM The US Military Desperately Wants To Weaponize AI
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:56PM Democratic Senators Propose 'Privacy Bill of Rights' To Prevent Websites From Sharing Or Selling Sensitive Info Without Opt-In Consent
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:21PM China Removes Four News Apps From Smartphone Stores To Tighten Control
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:39PM 'Erotic Review' Blocks US Internet Users To Prepare For Government Crackdown
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:26PM Facebook Donated To 46 of 55 Members On Committee That Will Question Zuckerberg
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:57PM Apple Tells the EPA Why Cutting the Clean Power Plan Is a Bad Move
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:55PM FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized For Sex-Related Ads
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:26AM Russia Files Lawsuit To Block Telegram Messaging App
Thursday April 05, 2018 @10:46PM The Supreme Court Fight Over Microsoft's Foreign Servers Is Over
Thursday April 05, 2018 @07:07PM The FCC Is Refusing To Release Emails About Ajit Pai's 'Harlem Shake' Video
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:29PM Secret Service Warns of Chip Card Scheme
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:56AM Outgoing White House Emails Not Protected by Verification System
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @03:02PM US Suspects Listening Devices in Washington
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Sunday April 01, 2018 @04:58PM Trump Says He Wants Skilled Migrants But Creates New Hurdles
Sunday April 01, 2018 @07:27AM President of France Emmanuel Macron Talks About Nation's New AI Strategy
Sunday April 01, 2018 @01:27AM Atlanta Still Struggles To Recover From Ransomware Attack
Friday March 30, 2018 @10:53PM 'Thousands of Companies Are Spying On You'
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:56PM Huawei Commits To Bringing Its Products To the US Despite Government Security Concerns
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:44PM Airbnb To Share Information With Authorities On Guests In China
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:26PM Ajit Pai Faces Heat Over Proposal To Take Away Poor People's Broadband Plans
Friday March 30, 2018 @03:43PM EPA Prepares To Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars To Be Cleaner and More Efficient
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:16PM FCC Authorizes SpaceX's Ambitious Satellite Internet Plans
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @11:59AM President Trump Slams Amazon For 'Causing Tremendous Loss To the United States'
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @01:09PM Ecuador Cutting Off WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Communications Outside London Embassy
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @12:24PM Cities Worldwide Spent Over $3 Billion Last Year To Peep On You
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:59PM AT&T/Verizon Lobbyists To 'Aggressively' Sue States That Enact Net Neutrality
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:44PM Zuckerberg Refuses UK Parliament Summons Over Facebook Data Misuse, Agrees To Testify Before Congress
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:22PM FBI Had No Way To Access Locked iPhone After Terror Attack, Watchdog Finds
Monday March 26, 2018 @11:50PM Uber Ordered To Take Its Self-Driving Cars Off Arizona Roads
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:22PM ICE Uses Facebook Data To Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Monday March 26, 2018 @01:11PM Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People's Fingerprints
Sunday March 25, 2018 @03:29AM 'How I Went Dark In Australia's Surveillance State For 2 Years'
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:38AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:44PM New York Councilman Proposes Bill That Would Grant NYC Workers 'Right To Disconnect'
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:15PM FCC Chief Cites Concerns on Spy Threats From Chinese Telecoms Firms
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM Craigslist Personals, Some Subreddits Disappear After FOSTA Passage
Friday March 23, 2018 @11:29AM US Charges Iranians For Global Cyber Attacks on Behalf of Tehran
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:24PM FCC's New 5G Rules Favor Fast Setup Over Federal Reviews
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @03:33PM Trump Announces $60 Billion Tariff on Chinese High-Tech and Other Goods
Thursday March 22, 2018 @11:15AM UK Launches Task Force To Scrutinize Cryptocurrency Risks and Benefits
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:29AM US Spending Bill Contains CLOUD Act, a Win For Tech and Law Enforcement
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @05:12PM Russia Secretly Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency To Evade US Sanctions
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @04:31PM Senate Passes Controversial Online Sex Trafficking Bill
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:47AM Kaspersky Lab Plans Swiss Data Center To Combat Spying Allegations, Report Says