House passes Internet access tax ban amid battle over states’ rights
Pressure on the senate.
Facebook experiment conducted during online piracy protests
Facing backlash from users and researchers over the ethics and legality of a recently revealed week-long experiment.
Fourth Amendment defended, privacy hawks rejoice over SCOTUS ruling
Police must obtain a warrant before searching the contents of a suspect’s cell phone.
Congress wants more answers on EMP threat
They want to know more about the capabilities America’s adversaries possess to shut down the nation’s power grid.
Permanent internet tax ban moves forward in the House
A moratorium banning state and local governments from taxing internet access, first enacted in 1998, is set to end on Nov. 1.
GOP senators blast FCC chief over states’ rights comments
ACLU: We now have the power to rein in NSA mass surveillance
Snowden’s revelations resulted in a windfall of privacy reform efforts.
U.S. net neutrality push could harm global Internet, warns telecom expert
Not everyone agrees with the future U. S. Internet companies envision for broadband providers.
Unwanted FCC net neutrality vote sparks calls for gov’t regulated Internet
The agency voted to move forward with a proposal that has worried onlookers and drawn widespread condemnation and protests.
Push back against police spying continues
This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. A number of state legislatures and courts are checking in on law enforcement spy games. The push back comes as the rise of mobile communication technologies intersects with the militarization of police forces across | Read More »