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2012-04-19 23:00:40

"CISPA outsources spying to American corporations and circumvents the 4th Amendment, which gives the people the right not to be searched in their persons, houses, papers, and effects without

New Space Venture Backed By Director James Cameron And Others
2012-04-19 11:21:23

A new private space exploration company, backed by filmmaker/explorer James Cameron, is set to be unveiled Tuesday (April 24) at the Museum of Flight’s Charles Simonyi Space Gallery in Seattle, Washington, which will reveal a master plan to chart the future of space exploration.

FBI’s Top Cyber Official Joins Startup Security Firm CrowdStrike
2012-04-19 08:01:46

The FBI's former head of cybersecurity, Shawn Henry, announced on Wednesday that he is joining CrowdStrike, a “stealth-mode security startup” that protects corporate customers targeted by hackers and foreign intelligence services.

Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.