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

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has released its eighth Transparency Report, noting the number of requests it gets from governments around the world for user information has increased by more than 100 percent since the search engine first began its disclosures in 2010. The highlights of the Transparency Report were outlined in a post on the Google Public Policy Blog written by Richard Salgado, legal director of Law Enforcement and Information Security at...

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, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Once again, Congress moves towards the fiscal cliff, as time is running out to raise the infamous debt ceiling before the US Government goes into financial default. It was less than a year ago that this same scenario played out for the first time in Congress. The fiscal cliff was avoided the first...

2013-10-04 23:02:42

The difference between companies and the Government. Why the US Government didn't ask for help from major corporations who could have help avoid these problems? Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Tech analyst Jeff Kagan was quoted in this CNNMoney piece Oct 3, about how launching Obamacare was an impossible task. Principal analyst Jeff Kagan offers additional comment. “Launching Obamacare from the government point of view was the first major problem. The government point of view...

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 them at 866-714-6466 for information about potential reward programs. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "According to a June 21st, 2013 press release from the Department of Justice, a New Jersey hospital recently paid the...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online 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 (FISA), various media outlets reported over the weekend. According to Rory Carroll of The Guardian, the two tech giants announced the lawsuit on Friday in their latest attempt to disclose requests...

US Making Most Requests For Facebook User Information
2013-08-28 10:25:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from Facebook lists, for the first time, which countries have asked for user data and how many accounts were involved. The US government tops this list as it has made 11,000 to 12,000 requests for user data from January 1 to June 30, 2013. This is considerably more than any other country that has requested user data over the same period. In all, during the first half of the year, 70 countries asked Facebook for...

US Government Behind Most Twitter Data Requests
2013-08-01 10:40:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter released its semiannual transparency report yesterday and revealed that the US government is responsible for 78 percent of all the requests for data the micro-blogging site receives. According to Gerry Shih at Reuters, governments are most often looking for emails or IP addresses associated with accounts when they make these pleas to Twitter. Requests from all countries have been increasing in recent years, up to a total of...

2013-06-19 23:14:43

CloudBolt Software's C2 plays critical role in Dell´s cloud offering to the US government. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 CloudBolt Software, Inc. announced that its Cloud Management product, Command and Control (C2), has been selected as the Cloud Manager and Orchestrator for Dell´s Cloud offering for the US Federal, State, and Local Governments. CloudBolt C2 presents an intuitive, highly customizable interface that allows US Government organizations to provide their own...

Yahoo Reveals Amount Of Data Requests From Government Data-Mining Program
2013-06-18 11:34:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Following the lead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer yesterday announced the number of surveillance requests the Internet search company has received from the US government as a part of the National Security Agency´s (NSA) PRISM program. Like the rest, Yahoo! announced the number of requests it had received over the last six months and, so far, it has received the most – between 12 and 13...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.