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01.21.16
16 states unveil privacy protection measures
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16 states unveil privacy protection measures

The bill, which has the support of the ACLU, focuses on protecting student and employee data.

By S. Dent,   01.21.16
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12.30.15
House looks into claims the NSA spied on Congress
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House looks into claims the NSA spied on Congress

A House intelligence committee wants to know if the NSA eavesdropped on chats between Congress and advocacy groups.

By J. Fingas,   12.30.15
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12.16.15
Congress will give NASA nearly $20 billion next year
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Congress will give NASA nearly $20 billion next year

Lawmakers do right by the space agency for once.

By A. Tarantola,   12.16.15
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12.16.15
Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill
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Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill

The controversial cybersecurity bill passed the Senate in October.

By B. Steele,   12.16.15
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11.18.15
Congress approves space mining, minus regulation
11.18.15

Congress approves space mining, minus regulation

Private companies are allowed to mine in space, but they won't have much government oversight.

By J. Fingas,   11.18.15
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11.17.15
Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers
11.17.15

Congress considers letting US companies hack Chinese attackers

A Congress study says the US may want to let companies launch 'revenge' hacks to recover or wipe data.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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10.30.15
Congress pushes deadline to make trains safer to 2018
10.30.15

Congress pushes deadline to make trains safer to 2018

If you travel by train or live near tracks, Congress is not doing you any favors. Yesterday it pas...

By R. Baldwin,   10.30.15
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08.29.15
The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November
08.29.15

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit longer, sadly.

By T. Seppala,   08.29.15
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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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