WikiLeaks encountered another round of criticism in Washington political circles today as the two senators who head the Senate Intelligence Commit... read more »
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Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in Schwarzenegger v. EMA, a cas... read more »
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An Internet-fueled backlash against air traveler screening is growing amid signs that the Transportation Security Agency will consider slight change... read more »
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In a sign that the new airport screening procedures may be altered, two key politicians told the Transportation Security Administration today that t... read more »
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Twitter has just hired its first employee in Washington, D.C. The microblogging site confirmed today that Adam Sharp, currently an executive produ... read more »
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WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was granted bail today by a London judge, but prosecutors said they will appeal the decision. In a media-mobbed... read more »
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The Federal Communications Commission is expanding its familiar emergency alert system notifications sent over TV and radio to now include mobile pho... read more »
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The White House is urging Congress to enact a new "privacy bill of rights" that would provide clearer guidelines to online users and businesses about... read more »
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PayPal, the popular online payment service owned by eBay, has "permanently restricted" the account hitherto used in fund-raising efforts by WikiLeak... read more »
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A judge has granted Google's request for a temporary court order that puts a freeze on a contract the U.S. Interior Department planned to award to... read more »
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Julian Assange, leader of the WikiLeaks project that's published extensive secret details of U.S. military and diplomatic activity, has been arreste... read more »
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President Obama talks jobs and the economy with some of the nation&39's top tech leaders. Seated at the president's left is Apple CEO Steve Jobs' a... read more »
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled 36 graphic cigarette warning images, 9 of which will make their way to cigarette pack... read more »
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STANFORD, Calif.--President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an In... read more »
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The Federal Communications Commission last week asked a federal court to dismiss lawsuits filed by cell phone service providers Verizon Communication... read more »
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Amazon denied today that government pressure played any role in its decision earlier this week to stop hosting WikiLeaks' content. In a blog pos... read more »
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An advocacy group has filed a complaint with the FCC that argues Verizon Wireless shouldn't be allowed to block tethering apps that let people co... read more »
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Google spent more money in Washington in 2010 as it tried to make its case while fending off federal regulators. Doing business in the nation's ... read more »
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Some Americans would pay less for digital purchases from iTunes, Amazon.com, and other online stores in the future, if a bill that two U.S. senato... read more »
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Somehow, with all the strange, otherworldly people standing for office in American elections Tuesday, one ballot measure has not received quite the e... read more »
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