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US Government Is Allowing Its Contract With ICANN To Expire
2014-03-17 13:49:37

The US government announced on Friday that it will be formally ending its relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), letting its contract to operate key domain-name functions expire...

Edward Snowden Addresses SXSW Interactive Audience
2014-03-11 11:24:04

Speaking remotely from an undisclosed location in Russia, Edward Snowden told a packed room at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas that the National Security Agency in the US had essentially “set fire to the internet” through the use of clandestine surveillance techniques.

2013-12-13 23:00:49

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013

Anonymous Has Been Hacking US Government Agencies: FBI Memo
2013-11-17 05:13:00

Members of the hacking collective known as Anonymous have been secretly accessing US government agency computers for almost a year, according to an FBI memo.

Google Gets Flood Of Government User Data Requests
2013-11-14 15:57:06

Google says the number of requests it gets from governments for user information has increased by more than 100 percent since 2010.

2013-10-14 23:01:13

LDS has proposed that Congress consider using an LED countdown clock to display the time remaining until Debt Ceiling Deadline of October 17, 2013. Libertyville,

2013-10-04 23:02:42

The difference between companies and the Government.

2013-09-24 23:35:14

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging hospital insiders with proof of substantial fraud involving hospitals who are fraudulently billing Medicare for needless inpatient care to contact

FISA Talks With US Government Break Down, Google And Microsoft Filing Lawsuit
2013-09-01 08:06:14

Microsoft and Google are threatening to sue the US government after failing to convince the Justice Department to reveal more information about official requests for user data collected under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.