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

Head of country's cyber agency resigns

Jul 26, 2011
The Department of Defense doesn't want to talk about why Randy Vickers resigned as director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team. US- CERT...
Posted In: Congress, government, military, security

Another Way to Elect a President

Jul 25, 2011
If the Philadelphia's constitutional convention were held today, what would elections look like? Americans Elect are hoping to use the net to...
Posted In: government

Government layoffs at computer centers

Jul 20, 2011
The US government will close 800 of its 2000 computer data centers. New technology, like cloud computing and spreading the data crunching load...
Posted In: cloud, cloud computing, government

The US government makes the most requests of Google

Jun 28, 2011
Google says it received 4,601 requests for information on users from the US government in the last six months of 2010. That's more than double the...
Posted In: Google, government, privacy

LulzSec and Anonymous declare war on all governments

Jun 20, 2011
So who are you rooting for: the entire sociopolitical order as we know it or nameless hacker groups? Well, pick one, because apparently war is...
Posted In: anonymous, Banks, government, hacking, lulzsec

Need help naming your baby? Social Security is here.

May 23, 2011
The government agency has compiled popular baby names for the past 130 years and built a baby naming app called Baby Name Playroom. You can sort in...
Posted In: apps, babies, government