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10.27.15
US Senate passes controversial CISA bill
10.27.15

US Senate passes controversial CISA bill

The US Senate convened for a vote on the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA)...

By A. Tarantola,   10.27.15
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07.15.15
Emailing your members of Congress just got much easier
07.15.15

Emailing your members of Congress just got much easier

It's supposed to be easier to email Congresspeople than it is to pick up the phone, but that's not...

By J. Fingas,   07.15.15
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06.03.15
Watchdog on recent IRS hack: We told them so
06.03.15

Watchdog on recent IRS hack: We told them so

The IRS web portal is no digital Fort Knox, officials from IRS watchdog Treasury Inspector General...

By A. Tarantola,   06.03.15
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06.02.15
Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)
06.02.15

Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)

For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, both houses of Congress have agreed to limit the govern...

By A. Tarantola,   06.02.15
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06.01.15
US limits the NSA's reach ahead of sweeping reform
06.01.15

US limits the NSA's reach ahead of sweeping reform

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to reform the powers of America's security services, at the expe...

By D. Cooper,   06.01.15
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05.23.15
Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions
05.23.15

Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions

The USA Freedom Act aimed at addressing the NSA's bulk collecting of phone call metadata was appro...

By R. Lawler,   05.23.15
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05.13.15
House approves NSA reform
05.13.15

House approves NSA reform

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday in a sw...

By J. Conditt,   05.13.15
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01.15.15
The GOP version of net neutrality leaves out Title II
01.15.15

The GOP version of net neutrality leaves out Title II

While the FCC gets ready to vote on its new plan for net neutrality next month, a couple of Republ...

By R. Lawler,   01.15.15
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01.13.15
Lawmakers in charge of NASA and the environment don't understand science
01.13.15

Lawmakers in charge of NASA and the environment don't understand science

Well, this is more than a little depressing: The politician who tried reducing NASA funding (and s...

By T. Seppala,   01.13.15
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