Usgovernment

10.16.15
US will reportedly require consumers to register their drones
10.16.15

US will reportedly require consumers to register their drones

The government wants to cut down on close calls between drones and planes.

By N. Ingraham,   10.16.15
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06.08.15
President Obama calls for stronger American cybersecurity
06.08.15

President Obama calls for stronger American cybersecurity

Citing a series of embarrassing, high profile incursions against US computer networks in recent mo...

By A. Tarantola,   06.08.15
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06.04.15
White House secretly expands NSA power to collect US internet data
06.04.15

White House secretly expands NSA power to collect US internet data

The Obama administration expanded the NSA's ability to collect Americans' internet data in 2012, w...

By J. Conditt,   06.04.15
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04.17.15
Most of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secure
04.17.15

Most of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secure

When it comes to whistleblowing, privacy is paramount -- just ask Edward Snowden. It's also why ne...

By T. Seppala,   04.17.15
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11.18.14
Senators kill bill aimed at ending NSA's mass phone surveillance
11.18.14

Senators kill bill aimed at ending NSA's mass phone surveillance

Back in May, the US government began to process a bill aimed at reining in the NSA's powers of surve...

By M. Smith,   11.18.14
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08.05.14
US government says someone besides Snowden is leaking secret docs
08.05.14

US government says someone besides Snowden is leaking secret docs

Due to content of a report from The Intercept, the US government says that there's a new whistle b...

By B. Steele,   08.05.14
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06.19.14
House passes amendment to cut NSA's 'backdoor search' funding
06.19.14

House passes amendment to cut NSA's 'backdoor search' funding

Following a push from several Representatives, the House has pushed through an amendment -- tagged...

By M. Smith,   06.19.14
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06.17.14
US government lifts restrictions on high-detail satellite imaging
06.17.14

US government lifts restrictions on high-detail satellite imaging

The US government will now allow the likes of Google and Microsoft's Bing to use satellite images...

By M. Smith,   06.17.14
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10.31.13
Coursera teams up with State Department on series of MOOC-based 'learning hubs' around the world
10.31.13

Coursera teams up with State Department on series of MOOC-based 'learning hubs' around the world

Coursera is already one of the leading providers of MOOCs (or massive open online courses) in the...

By D. Melanson,   10.31.13
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