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The Democratic National Committee isn't sitting around while Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russia's role in the 2016 election. According to the Washington Post, DNC this morning filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Russian government, WikiLeaks and key officials...
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has announced that she will be stepping down from the commission after running strong advocacy for net neutrality. At a FCC meeting today, she shared her plans to leave the commission. She was appointed to...
Tensions between the UK and Russia continue to rise, both sides are now preparing themselves for cyberattacks. According to The Times, Prime Minister Theresa May has been receiving intelligence risk assessments regarding a possible Russian-based cyberattack that could end...
Ladies and gentlemen, it's now official: President Donald Trump has signed the controversial FOSTA-SESTA bill into law. It was widely expected that he would sign the bill into law. The law's aim is to crack down on sex trafficking in...
In today's Congressional hearings, Facebook CEO admitted that even his personal information wasn't safe from the Cambridge Analytica's hands. In a rapid-fire four-minute question and answer session, congresswoman Anna Eshoo from California asked Zuckerberg if his personal data was sold...
It appears that Uber executives are in trouble because France can bring criminal charges against them for operating an illegal taxi service, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled. The decision has come from events in 2015,...
You can add Oregon to the list of states that are in bringing net neutrality law into reality. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has signed the state's recently passed net neutrality bill (HD 4155) into law. ISPs will now be...
We can all agree that fake news and propaganda remain a top concern for not only people but American officials as well. That's why officials are determined to keep track of media outlets to help curb misinformation campaigns. For this,...
It appears the federal agencies have seized control of Backpage.com, according to the notice posted late Friday on the infamous adult classifieds website. The notice didn't give a reason as to why it was seized, only saying that it...
Not only does the US government want answers, the UK Parliament has asked Mark Zuckerberg to appear before its committee to answer questions regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Earlier this week, however, the House of Representatives confirmed that Zuckerberg...
According to a lawsuit filed today by the Russian government, they want to limit the messaging app Telegram domestically, a move that is escalating the battle between the government and the service. Roskomnadzor, the Russian media regulator, claims in court...
Google employees have petitioned showing their opposition for the company's part in a Pentagon AI program. Over 3,100 employees have signed the petition, and asked CEO Sundar Pichai to pull Google out of the project. The project uses artificial...
We can all agree that privacy in the government is of great importance and if there are issues, they need to be addressed immediately. According to a report from security firm Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), it appears that more...
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's internet access is now being suspended. The Ecuadorian government has suspended Assange's internet communications, which prevents him from sending tweets or other messages from the country's embassy in London. Assange was granted Ecuadorian citizenship this year...
Cambridge Analytica's moves on harvesting personal data of millions of Facebook users has not only prompted lawsuits over privacy concerns, and it's there's also a legal battle starting over its role in the US elections. According to ABC News, they...
To combat fake news, it appears that the Malaysian government has proposed a law that would make it illegal to spread fake news. If found guilty, those found in violation could face a fine up to 10 years in...
With the recent discovery of what Cambridge Analytica did through Facebook, there are some politicians and users alike that want answers on privacy from tech companies. Senator Ron Wyden now wants answers. He wanted to know how the data...
According to a new proposal announced today by the FCC, they want to shut out companies "that pose a national security threat to United States communications networks or the communications supply chain." If this proposal is approved, an upcoming...
Overtime is a big problem in South Korea so much so that a typical government worker puts in 1,000 more hours per year than their equivalent in other countries. This can easily affect their long-term health, so the country...
With how easy communication is these days, work requests being answered during off-hours tends to happen quite a bit. There are European countries like France have previously passed laws that allow employees to ignore employers after hours, which gives...

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