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Date / TimeStory
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:54PM Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @06:27PM European Commission Proposes "Digital Single Market" and End To Geoblocking
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @03:15PM Gen Con Threatens To Leave Indianapolis Over Religious Freedom Bill
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:54PM Amazon Blasts FAA On Drone Approvals, Regulations
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Monday March 23, 2015 @12:17PM Finland To Fly "Open Skies" Surveillance Flight Over Russia
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:52AM The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Introduces the Doomsday Dashboard
Sunday March 22, 2015 @09:25PM Costa Rica Goes 75 Days Powering Itself Using Only Renewable Energy
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:37PM WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient To Cancer Risk
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:09AM FTC's Internal Memo On Google Teaches Companies a Terrible Lesson
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:53PM Government Spies Admit That Cyber Armageddon Is Unlikely
Friday March 20, 2015 @08:13PM ISPs Worry About FCC's 'Future Conduct' Policing
Thursday March 19, 2015 @11:03PM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:38PM To Avoid NSA Interception, Cisco Will Ship To Decoy Addresses
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:08PM Why Is the Grand Theft Auto CEO Also Chairman of the ESRB?
Thursday March 19, 2015 @05:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Thursday March 19, 2015 @08:49AM The Pirate Party Now the Biggest Party In Iceland
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:13AM White House Office of Administration Not Subject to FOIA, Says White House
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:33PM Top-Secret US Replica of Iran Nuclear Sites Key To Weapons Deal
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:14AM Cuba Approves First Public Wi-Fi Hub In Havana
Saturday March 14, 2015 @02:05PM How To Execute People In the 21st Century
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Friday March 13, 2015 @06:35PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Friday March 13, 2015 @11:25AM IBM Reported To Be Developing Blockchain-Based Currency Transaction System
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:04PM FCC Posts Its 400-Page Net Neutrality Order
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @06:03PM California Looking To Make All Bitcoin Businesses Illegal
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:59PM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:19AM Clinton's Private Email System Gets a Security "F" Rating
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:38PM Obama Administration Claims There Are 545,000 IT Job Openings
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:33PM NSA Director Argues For "Red Button" Autonomy Against Unattributed Cyber-Attacks
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Chinese Government Takes Down Anti-Pollution Documentary "Under The Dome"
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:57PM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:05PM Indian Gov't Wants Worldwide Ban On Rape Documentary, Including Online
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @04:01PM Come and Take It, Texas Gun Enthusiasts (Video)
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:01PM US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info
Thursday March 05, 2015 @12:30AM French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @11:38PM FTC Targets Group That Made Billions of Robocalls
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @07:06PM Would You Need a License To Drive a Self-Driving Car?
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @06:54PM White House Threatens Veto Over EPA "Secret Science" Bills
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:06AM Under US Pressure, PayPal Stops Working With Mega
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @09:44AM Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement
Monday March 02, 2015 @06:50PM Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:10PM Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:01PM Interactive Edition of the Nuclear Notebook
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:33PM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Sunday February 22, 2015 @10:53AM Will Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Support Cryptocurrency In Greece?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:04AM Crystal Pattern Matching Recovers Obliterated Serial Numbers From Metal
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:57PM Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish
Thursday February 19, 2015 @07:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:59PM Fedcoin Rising?
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @04:23PM The Burden of Intellectual Property Rights On Clean Energy Technologies
Monday February 16, 2015 @04:31PM How "Omnipotent" Hackers Tied To NSA Hid For 14 Years and Were Found At Last
Sunday February 15, 2015 @06:02PM Cubans Allowed To Export Software and Software Services To the US
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:01PM How Big Telecom Tried To Kill Net Neutrality Before It Was Even a Concept
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:51PM The Blind Spots In the Nuclear Test Monitoring System
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @06:45PM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:00PM DEA Hands MuckRock a $1.4 Million Estimate For Responsive Documents
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:55PM Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:58PM Free-As-In-Beer Electricity In Greece?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @03:33AM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Saturday February 07, 2015 @03:33PM NYPD Creates Fake Social Media Profiles To Track Loud Parties, Underage Drinking
Saturday February 07, 2015 @11:39AM Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:42AM Some Hackers Unknowingly Gathering Intel For the NSA
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:51PM Dept. of Justice Blesses IEEE Rules On Injunctions and Reasonability
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @12:57PM FBI Put Hactivist Jeremy Hammond On a Terrorist Watchlist
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @10:33AM FAA Could Extend Property Rights On the Moon Through Regulation
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:53PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @10:15PM Google Avoids Fine In UK But Will Change Its Privacy Policies
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:12PM Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:05PM Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:47AM FCC Officially Approves Change In the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 29, 2015 @04:46PM US Air Force Selects Boeing 747-8 To Replace Air Force One
Thursday January 29, 2015 @11:19AM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:45PM Drone Maker Enforces No-Fly Zone Over DC, Hijacking Malware Demonstrated
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:46PM "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:25AM Valve's Economist Yanis Varoufakis Appointed Greece's Finance Minister
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @06:45PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:58PM Germany Plans Highway Test Track For Self-Driving Cars
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:40PM Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:26PM SpaceX, US Air Force Settle Spy Sat Dispute
Sunday January 25, 2015 @02:05PM Fark's Drew Curtis Running For Governor of Kentucky
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:05AM Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:41AM Science By Democracy Doesn't Work
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:51PM Doomsday Clock Could Move
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @04:59PM US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:36AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Monday January 19, 2015 @04:08PM A State-By-State Guide To Restrictive Community Broadband Laws
Monday January 19, 2015 @01:14AM NSA Hack of N. Korea Convinced Obama NK Was Behind Sony Hack
Sunday January 18, 2015 @04:02PM NSA Prepares For Future Techno-Battles By Plotting Network Takedowns
Sunday January 18, 2015 @11:59AM Cuba's Pending Tech Revolution
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:01PM What Africa Really Needs To Fight Ebola
Saturday January 17, 2015 @10:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:17PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Thursday January 15, 2015 @07:00PM Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:41AM Pirate Activist Shows Politicians What Digital Surveillance Looks Like
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:20AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @06:59PM Uber Suspends Australian Transport Inspector Accounts To Block Stings
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @06:45PM IEEE: New H-1B Bill Will "Help Destroy" US Tech Workforce
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @04:36PM NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable"
Monday January 12, 2015 @02:10PM Canada's Copyright Notice Fiasco: Why the Government Bears Responsibility
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:17PM How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:20AM Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip
Sunday January 11, 2015 @07:01PM US Lawmakers Push For a Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Friday January 09, 2015 @11:44AM Inside North Korea's Naenara Browser
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:22AM Over 30 Uber Cars Impounded In Cape Town
Thursday January 08, 2015 @08:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Thursday January 08, 2015 @07:29PM Russia Says Drivers Must Not Have "Sex Disorders" To Get License
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:34PM White House Responds To Petition To Fire Aaron Swartz's Prosecutor
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @07:13PM What's Wrong With the Manhattan Project National Park
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:25PM Bill Would Ban Paid Prioritization By ISPs
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:22PM Lawmaker's Facebook Rant Threatens Media For "Unauthorized" Use of His Name
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @11:24AM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Monday January 05, 2015 @04:35PM FCC Revamps Customer Complaint System
Monday January 05, 2015 @02:37PM Inside Amsterdam's Efforts To Become a Smart City
Monday January 05, 2015 @10:45AM Writers Say They Feel Censored By Surveillance
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @11:00AM 2015 Means EU Tax Increase On Cloud Storage, E-books and Smartphone Applications
Thursday January 01, 2015 @05:00PM Google Fiber's Latest FCC Filing: Comcast's Nightmare Come To Life
Thursday January 01, 2015 @09:32AM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @01:55PM Gmail Access Starts To Come Back In China, State-Run Paper Blames Google
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:54PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Saturday December 27, 2014 @06:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @05:37PM The Interview Bombs In US, Kills In China, Threatens N. Korea
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:44AM N. Korea Blames US For Internet Outage, Compares Obama to "a Monkey"
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:33AM Newest Stealth Fighter's Ground Attack Sensors 10 Years Behind Older Jets'
Thursday December 25, 2014 @01:10PM US Navy Sells 'Top Gun' Aircraft Carrier For One Penny
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:03AM DARPA Wants Help Building a Drone That Flies Like a Hawk
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:23PM Study: Police Body-Cams Reduce Unacceptable Use of Force
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:04PM North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @11:29AM BT, Sky, and Virgin Enforce UK Porn Blocks By Hijacking Browsers
Monday December 22, 2014 @10:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Thursday December 18, 2014 @03:26PM Australia Moves Toward New Restrictions On Technology Export and Publication
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:18AM Single Group Dominates Second Round of Anti Net-Neutrality Comment Submissions
Monday December 15, 2014 @06:18PM The Pirate Bay Responds To Raid
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:08AM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:16PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @11:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Thursday December 11, 2014 @09:14AM Report: Big Issues Remain Before Drones Can Safely Access National Airspace
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @02:03PM Court Orders Uber To Shut Down In Spain
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:27PM The Rise of the Global Surveillance Profiteers
Monday December 08, 2014 @04:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Monday December 08, 2014 @11:16AM In North Korea, Hackers Are a Handpicked, Pampered Elite
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:16AM Economist: US Congress Should Hack Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Sunday December 07, 2014 @06:36PM Tesla Wants Texas Auto Sales Regulations Loosened
Sunday December 07, 2014 @04:16PM New Mexico Levies $54M Against Energy Dept. For Violations At Nuclear Repository
Friday December 05, 2014 @08:26PM Chinese Government Moves To Crack Down On Puns
Thursday December 04, 2014 @07:49PM FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records
Thursday December 04, 2014 @02:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @12:19PM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @05:15PM What Canada Can Teach the US About Net Neutrality
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @03:51PM Comcast Forgets To Delete Revealing Note From Blog Post
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Monday December 01, 2014 @12:35PM How the FCC CIO Plans To Modernize 207 Legacy IT Systems
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Friday November 28, 2014 @02:51AM Wikipedia's "Complicated" Relationship With Net Neutrality
Thursday November 27, 2014 @06:29PM Google Should Be Broken Up, Say European MPs
Thursday November 27, 2014 @09:51AM Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:38AM Kim Dotcom Regrets Not Taking Copyright Law and MPAA "More Seriously"
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:26AM Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven
Monday November 24, 2014 @04:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Sunday November 23, 2014 @09:10PM Bidding In Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion
Sunday November 23, 2014 @09:58AM Spaceport America Loses $1.7 Million Due To Virgin Galactic Delays
Sunday November 23, 2014 @09:45AM Prospects Rise For a 2015 UN Climate Deal, But Likely To Be Weak

The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

 



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