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Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech's biggest players hire first NSA lobbyist   —  Apple, Google, Facebook and five other technology giants that have banded together in their calls for surveillance reform officially registered a Washington lobbyist on Thursday.  —  The new hire — tasked to represent a coalition that also includes AOL …
Feb 7, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
White House chooses former Microsoft Office VP Kurt DelBene to lead HealthCare.gov overhaul   —  White House to tap Microsoft exec to fix Obamacare site  —  The White House is tapping the private sector for its next point man to fix the troubled Obamacare website.
Dec 17, 2013, 12:16 PMIn context
Matthew M. Aid / Politico:
Review panel will reportedly recommend sweeping changes to NSA's electronic surveillance operations but allow some controversial programs to continue   —  Slobberknockered: The Tough Hit the NSA Didn't See Coming  —  How a toothless bureaucratic commission went all Snowden on the NSA.
Dec 17, 2013, 10:30 AMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Judge: NSA phone program likely unconstitutional   —  A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely unconstitutional.  —  U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon found …
Dec 16, 2013, 1:55 PMIn context
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Anthony Foxx: DOT will consider banning cell phone calls on planes   —  The Transportation Department will look at banning cell phone calls during airplane flights — a move that could render moot an upcoming decision by the FCC on loosening the long-standing restrictions.
Dec 12, 2013, 4:50 PMIn context
Politico:
NSA surveillance review panel temporarily shut down after staff is furloughed   —  Surveillance panel shut down  —  A panel President Barack Obama set up in August to assess the government's use of surveillance technologies hit some turbulence related to the government shutdown last week …
Oct 7, 2013, 8:55 AMIn context
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:
President Obama: Edward Snowden ‘not a patriot’   —  President Barack Obama laid out new measures Friday aimed at giving Americans more information about national security surveillance programs, and said his administration will aim to be more transparent on the issue.
Aug 9, 2013, 4:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple's Tim Cook, tech execs meet with Barack Obama to talk surveillance   —  President Barack Obama hosted Apple CEO Tim Cook, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, Google computer scientist Vint Cerf and other tech executives and civil liberties leaders on Thursday for a closed-door meeting about government surveillance, sources tell POLITICO.
Aug 9, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Bradley Manning trial verdict: Acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted on lesser charges   —  FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge Tuesday acquitted Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge the Army intelligence analyst faced for leaking hundreds of thousands …
Jul 30, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context
Alex Byers / Politico:
NSA takes surveillance fact sheets off website   —  Following a complaint from two senators, the National Security Agency has removed from its website two fact sheets designed to shed light on and defend a pair of surveillance programs.  Users now trying to access the documents detailing …
Jun 26, 2013, 11:40 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.