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Government

Internet pioneers plead with congress to preserve net neutrality

[ad_1] As the FCC vote to undo net neutrality requirements looms, some of technology’s greatest minds have come together to issue a plea to congressional leadership to save the internet as we know it.Addressed to Marsha Senators Roger Wicker and Brian Shatz, along with members...

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Kaspersky Lab: D.C. office ‘no longer viable’ and will close

[ad_1] Following months of controversy and conflicting accounts, Kaspersky is pulling back in D.C. As Bloomberg initially reported, the Russian security firm is closing its office in the U.S. capital. The D.C. office specialized in developing Kaspersky’s relationship with the U.S. government and supplying its...

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As Cook and Pichai leave China, Valley confronts rising internet tyranny in world’s second largest market

[ad_1] It’s been a bad few months for internet freedom in China (and really a bad few decades, but who is counting?). The government brought into force a broad-ranging “cybersecurity law” earlier this year that empowers Beijing to take unilateral control over critical internet infrastructure,...

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New Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen brings her cybersecurity focus to domestic defense

[ad_1] After a Senate vote on Tuesday, Kirstjen Nielsen has now been confirmed as John Kelly’s replacement to lead the Department of Homeland Security. The top position at the DHS has remained open since Kelly left to join the White House as chief of staff...

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New York Attorney General joins 27 senators to call for a delay of critical net neutrality vote

[ad_1] Today in a press conference, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman elaborated on his office’s efforts to investigate the FCC’s flood of fake anti-net neutrality comments while calling for a delay of the agency’s vital net neutrality vote until the source of the fraudulent comments...

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Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors on government surveillance and her upcoming book

[ad_1] In the last year, members of the government have accused the Black Lives Matter organization of being a terrorist organization, calling those associated with it “Black Identity Extremists.” An August FBI report, called “Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers,” broadly...

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Here’s what rumored Trump CIA pick Tom Cotton thinks about surveillance, Russia and other issues

[ad_1] As rumors build that the Trump administration plans to boot Rex Tillerson from his post atop the State Department in order to replace him with Mike Pompeo, it’s worth examining who would lead the CIA in Pompeo’s absence. Trump is reportedly considering Arkansas Republican...

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Federal agencies need to improve how they collect tech diversity data, report says

[ad_1] Given the lack of diversity and reports of hostility and discrimination, Congressperson Bobby Scott called on the Government Accountability Office to conduct a report that examines diversity, inclusion, hiring and discrimination in the tech industry. The GAO’s takeaway is that federal agencies need to improve...

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