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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Amy Hess, chief of FBI's Operational Technology Division, admits using zero-day exploits to hack targets   —  Meet the woman in charge of the FBI's most controversial high-tech tools  —  In the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting rampage in San Bernardino, FBI teams recovered computer hard drives …
Dec 9, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC presented its case for net neutrality rules before US appeals court on Friday   —  Net neutrality just went to court.  Here's how it did.  —  A federal appeals court on Friday challenged regulators to defend a series of strict new rules for Internet providers, asking them why it should allow …
Dec 7, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Experts found critical flaws in systems behind Internet-connected doll Hello Barbie, which responded to kids' queries; ToyTalk has patched the major bugs   —  Hello (hackable) Barbie  —  Hello Barbie on display at the Mattel showroom at the North American International Toy Fair in New York.
Dec 6, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Washington Post:
FCC hires privacy maverick Jonathan Mayer as technical lead for probes into telephone, television, and Internet service providers on consumer protection issues   —  With this hire, the FCC could soon get tougher on privacy and security  —  The Federal Communications Commission has hired Jonathan Mayer …
Nov 28, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Matt McFarland / Washington Post:
DJI announces AirMap-powered GEO system that provides real-time flight restriction updates for drone operators, coming in December   —  Drone companies are doubling down on maps with safety in mind  —  DJI, the world's leading drone maker, announced Tuesday it's revamping its maps …
Nov 18, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
US government spent over $1B over a decade to digitize 100 immigration forms, but only one form now online   —  A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online  —  Heaving under mountains of paperwork, the government has spent more than $1 billion trying to replace …
Nov 11, 2015, 1:10 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Apple, Dropbox, Yelp, reddit, Twitter, Wikimedia, join Google, Facebook, and Yahoo in voicing opposition to current CISA proposal days before vote   —  Apple says it's against a key cybersecurity bill, days before a crucial vote  —  Apple said Tuesday that it opposes a controversial cybersecurity bill that …
Oct 20, 2015, 10:00 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC to investigate whether Verizon and AT&T are locking up the market for high speed business broadband after accusations by Sprint, Level 3, and others   —  Are Verizon and AT&T ‘locking up’ the market for business Internet?  The FCC will investigate.  —  For years, consumers complained …
Oct 16, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Washington Post:
The Chinese government arrested hackers accused of state-sponsored economic espionage at the request of the US before President Xi Jinping's US visit last month   —  In a first, Chinese hackers are arrested at the behest of the U.S. government  —  The Chinese government has quietly arrested …
Oct 9, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Obama administration decides not to seek legislation forcing companies to decrypt data for law enforcement but doesn't disavow a legislative mandate   —  Obama administration opts not to force firms to decrypt data — for now  —  After months of deliberation, the Obama administration …
Oct 9, 2015, 1:25 AMIn context

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