Politics

Homeland Security details plans to collect social media data on immigrants

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced it would begin collecting social media information for all immigrants...

Sep 27 · 57 sec read >

FCC rule change says you have fast internet — but you don’t

The FCC might be changing its standards for high-speed internet, but not in a way that benefits anyone who...

Sep 22 · 1 min read >

EU paid for a report that concluded piracy isn’t harmful — and tried to hide the findings

Back in 2014, the European Commission paid the Dutch consulting firm Ecorys 360,000 euros (about $428,000) to research the effect...

Sep 21 · 2 min read >

EU Commission just presented its cybersecurity strategy — here are 10 things they missed

Without much fanfare, the European Commission has published a new cybersecurity strategy. Although Commission President Juncker briefly touched on the issue in...

Sep 19 · 3 min read >

Google fights its historic €2.4 billion EU fine

Google has just announced its plans to appeal the €2.4 billion fine it received from the EU, according to...

Sep 11 · 1 min read >

Brexit: A little less speculation, a little more action

When the UK government triggered Article 50 on March 29 this year, 52 percent of Brexit voters got what they...

Sep 9 · 3 min read >

Breaking: Twitter to give congress report on Russian interference in 2016 US election

According to Senator Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Twitter will be turning its analysis...

Sep 7 · 18 sec read >

Facebook says Russians bought $100k in ads to influence US election [Update]

Representatives from Facebook today informed congress that it inadvertently sold advertising space to Russian operatives seeking to influence the...

Sep 7 · 49 sec read >

Microsoft joins long list of tech companies trying to #DefendDACA

Microsoft this week joined an ever-growing list of tech companies speaking out in defense of the Deferred Action for...

Sep 2 · 1 min read >

FCC net neutrality hearing delayed after tech CEOs are no shows

Republicans are hitting the brakes on net neutrality discussions planned for September 7th, citing the need for further input...

Aug 31 · 1 min read >