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E-Government projects under fire

Dec 8, 2011
The budget ax is swinging
Posted In: government, transparency

USAjobs.gov can't keep up with demand

Oct 21, 2011
Monster.com used to run the official government jobs listing website. It did so for many years under a contract that has now expired and the...
Posted In: government, Jobs, Tech Report

Supercommittee says sell spectrum

Oct 10, 2011
On Friday, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) and Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.) - all members of...
Posted In: government, spectrum, Tech Report

The New Facebook and why Netflix split in two

Sep 23, 2011
How important is Facebook's push into digital media? It's huge. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, believes the social network could remake the w...
Posted In: Facebook, government, hulu, netflix, policy, privacy, social media, Web Culture

On-shoring is the new off-shoring (thank you FCC)

Aug 5, 2011
Call centers are bringing jobs back to the United States. Julius Genachowski, chairman for the FCC, says call centers will hire about 100,000 pe...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, government, Jobs

House members want Internet Service Providers to keep track of your online activity

Jul 29, 2011
The bill is called Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011. Because who would want to vote against that? The bill passed in the...
Posted In: children, government, privacy

New data security bill introduced in the Senate

Jul 29, 2011
I'm not sure how anyone in Congress has any time to do anything but try to figure out how to get a debt crisis deal done, but apparently, they do....
Posted In: Congress, government, privacy, security

Rickrolling @whitehouse

Jul 28, 2011
The White House is holding "office hours" on Twitter during the debt ceiling negotiations. During yesterday's session, some Obama staffer...
Posted In: government, rickroll, Twitter, Web Culture, white house

Tracking Anonymous

Jul 27, 2011
The FBI has been raiding alleged members of the hacking collective Anonymous in recent weeks. This morning, Wired's Threat Level blogs unearthed...
Posted In: anonymous, FBI, government, security

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
Posted In: Congress, government, mobile, nsa, privacy, security

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