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U.S. Senate

In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens

[ad_1] On Tuesday, the Senate undertook a cloture vote to end the debate on a bill that would renew a controversial legal loophole that provides U.S. intelligence agencies with a means for the warrantless surveillance of American citizens. With 60 for and 38 against, the...

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Voting machine makers explain what they do (and don’t do) to make sure no one hacks the vote

[ad_1] As the House and Senate continue to examine the wave of disinformation around the 2016 presidential election, concerns around the security of voting systems examine something even more germane to the U.S. democratic system. In early October, Senate Intel Committee member and Oregon Senator Ron...

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Senate Intel committee calls on Facebook to release Russian ads

[ad_1] In an update on the progress of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the Senate Intelligence Committee weighed in on recent revelations that have implicated major tech companies. The committee plans to hear open public testimony from Facebook, Twitter and...

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Senator calls on voting machine makers to detail how they’ll prevent hacks

[ad_1] One of the Senate’s main cybersecurity proponents wants assurances that voting systems in the U.S. are ready for their next major threat and he’s going straight to the hardware makers to get it. In a letter, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden — an outspoken member of...

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Senate Intelligence Committee wants Facebook to appear in a public Russia hearing

[ad_1] According to its chairman, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence intends to call Facebook to a public hearing on Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. North Carolina Senator Richard Burr made remarks confirming the committee’s interest in speaking with Facebook to reporters...

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