EU Data Rules Worse Than SOPA?
European Union's proposed "right to be forgotten" data privacy rule threatens free speech and online business, critics argue.
Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra Resigns
Chopra, the first person to hold the federal CTO post and a strong voice behind Obama administration efforts on open government, will depart in February.
AT&T Loses $6.7B, Faults FCC Regulation
AT&T CEO complained about inconsistent government regulation and the need for spectrum to serve rural America as the company recorded massive fourth-quarter loss.
Top 10 Open Government Websites
Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.
Megaupload Execs Had Thing For Bling, Indictment Shows
Indictment in Megaupload case reveals intriguing details, including assets that could be seized by the Feds. For starters, think $8 million allegedly spent on yacht rentals, 15 Mercedes-Benzes, and a Rolls-Royce with this license plate: GOD
Will DOJ Tech Project Die After 10 Years?
Secure, interoperable radio network project created in the wake of 9/11 attacks may be headed for failure, with $356 million already spent, says report by DOJ''s inspector general.
SOPA Backers Lose Ground
Protests against anti-piracy bills convince some lawmakers to drop support for the legislation.
Supercomputer Cools Off Using Groundwater
Novel cooling system turns normal groundwater into big savings for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which is running a new 162 teraflop supercomputer, Olympus.
SOPA: 10 Key Facts About Piracy Bill
Despite mass opposition to the SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy bills, both continue to move forward in Congress. Here's an update on what's at stake and where the bills stand.
NSA Releases Secure Android Version
National Security Agency publicly releases SE Android, a secure version of Google's Android platform that delivers app isolation and related security meausres.
SOPA Stalling As Opposition Grows
Two controversial anti-piracy bills, SOPA in the House and PIPA in the Senate, face mounting criticism for going too far to block pirated content.
Copyright Bill Causes Stir On Foreign Website Blocking
Some lawmakers move to drop provisions in the controversial Protect IP Act, now being considered by Senate, that would require U.S. service providers to forcibly redirect customers away from foreign sites accused of piracy.