MICROSOFT AND IBM sent congratulatory public messages to president-elect Joe Biden this month. Both expressed hope that his administration would ease the nation’s political divisions, and suggested it consider crafting the first federal rules governing face recognition.
On Friday, President Trump confirmed that he’s going to declare a national emergency over border wall funding. Continue reading Trump Declares National Emergency to Build Border Wall
If you are active on a social media site, watch television, listen to the radio or … well, if you’ve been conscious for the last two months, you have been bombarded by information about the presidential election. In fact, you’ve likely received so much information that you may be burnt out and ready to check out.
Continue reading Voting Is A Right, Exercise It Wisely
You probably think the US government needs a warrant if they want to dig through your old emails, texts, and instant messages, right? Well, you’re wrong! That may change soon with the Email Privacy Act, which is set to go up for a vote in the House tomorrow with overwhelming support blowing at its back.
Continue reading Why You Should Care About the Coming Email Privacy Law
According to international treaties, no country is allowed to own things like moons or asteroids. But what about a company?
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As key provisions of the Patriot Act are about to expire in June, Congress is in a big hurry to figure out how to reform surveillance. The House just overwhelmingly voted in favor of the USA Freedom Act, a bill that’ll limit the NSA’s bulk data collection.
Continue reading The US House Just Voted to Stop the NSA’s Bulk Data Collection