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Cory Bennett / The Hill:
Reddit to fully encrypt traffic   —  Reddit, the self-described “front page of the Internet,” will start encrypting all of its traffic by the end of the month, joining other major Internet players that have made similar moves in recent months.  —  “We're ready to enforce that everyone use …
Jun 18, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Senate Judiciary Committee votes to advance a new bill to curb a variety of abusive patent litigation practices   —  Patent reform clears key hurdle in the Senate  —  The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a bill to the floor that aims to crack down on so-called patent trolls.
Jun 7, 2015, 8:25 AMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
DoJ provides $20M for a police body cameras pilot program to launch in dozens of cities, yet to be named, the first of $75M approved by Congress last December   —  Feds roll out $20M police body camera ‘pilot program’  —  The Obama administration is spending $20 million on police body cameras, amid rising tension over police violence.
May 1, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
House Committee passes USA Freedom Act, but kills amendment to prohibit NSA's internet mass surveillance and forced backdoors in devices   —  Expansive surveillance reform takes backseat to House politics  —  Congress is waving the white flag about moving forward with more expansive intelligence reform.
May 1, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
The Hill:
US House of Representatives passes bill that would give liability protections to companies who share cyber threat data with the government   —  House passes cybersecurity bill  —  The House on Wednesday passed the first major cybersecurity bill since the calamitous hacks on Sony Entertainment, Home Depot and JPMorgan Chase.
Apr 22, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Elise Viebeck / The Hill:
Department of Homeland Security opening satellite office in Silicon Valley to improve relationships with tech companies, share information and recruit talent   —  Homeland Security headed to Silicon Valley  —  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing to open a satellite office …
Apr 21, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Mario Trujillo / The Hill:
Major telecom and cable trade groups CTIA, NCTA, and ACA follow US Telecom in filing lawsuits against new net neutrality rules   —  Flurry of lawsuits filed against Internet rules  —  Major trade groups representing the telecommunications and wireless industries are rushing to file lawsuits …
Apr 14, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Unnamed Internet firm and telecom firm represented by EFF file amicus brief in support of Twitter's lawsuit over NSL gag orders   —  Twitter gets help in ‘gag orders’ lawsuit  —  Twitter is getting some assistance in its battle against government “gag orders” that prevent it from detailing information …
Feb 17, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Cory Bennett / The Hill:
Apple CEO to speak at White House cyber summit   —  Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the White House cybersecurity summit this Friday at Stanford University, according to an invitation to the event.  —  The White House is expected to reveal its next executive action on cybersecurity at the summit …
Feb 9, 2015, 11:15 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Obama wants $105M in budget to replicate the US Digital Service at 25 agencies   —  Obama wants $105M to improve agencies' digital footprint  —  President Obama's budget request includes $105 million to expand a digital strike force modeled on the team that turned around HealthCare.gov.
Feb 3, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Latest Garage releases break new ground for do-it-yourselfers, note takers and more  —  Every creation starts with a sketch.  To make getting his ideas off the ground easier, Dan Marshall crafted a JavaScript software library …
Zoho:
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