The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed "Perfect Citizen" to detect cyber assaults on private companies and government agencies running such critical infrastructure as the electricity grid and nuclear-power plants, according t
The online encyclopedia is exploring ways to embrace the semantic Web.
Delahunt, a Massachusetts Democrat, introduced a bill in CONgress that would rewrite the ground rules for Internet and mail order sales by eliminating the option for many Americans to shop over the Internet without paying state sales taxes.
U.S. officials have largely ruled out North Korea as the origin of a computer attack last July that took down U.S. and South Korean government websites, according to cybersecurity experts. But authorities are not much closer than they were a year
In an ongoing fight against intellectual piracy, federal authorities seized the domain names of nine websites accused of letting users watch on-demand versions of first-run movies. Referring to the sites as "among the most popular" websites for
This group was created with the intent of sending a clear and strong message to BP and to Washington that what has happened in the Gulf has to stop everywhere.
The federal government and Hollywood teamed up Wednesday to seize domain names of seven sites that allegedly trafficked in copyrighted movies without due payment.
Some U.S. senators want to put the Dept. of Homeland Security in charge of Internet security for the most important private computing infrastructure in the country. In a pure coincidence, I stumbled on a page on the dhs.gov site with code injection i
DHS wants you to have a federally-approved dongle to access the internet. Read their proposal and tell them what you think, or comment on any of the feedback already provided.Entered By: Trouser Chili
The move to shut down and regulate the Internet under a new government-controlled system has accelerated into high gear with the announcement that the government’s cybersecurity strategy revolves around issuing Internet users with ID...
For the next 3 weeks the White House is seeking comment on a draft plan for establishing a trusted identity system online, with the goal of making Internet transactions more secure and convenient.
That path forward will hinge on a new draft of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, due to be released Friday for the first time to the public, for a three-week comment period. Formerly known as the National Strategy for...
[I love this blog!] When the smart apes start demanding money for war and the K Street owned Congressman start apologizing to British Petroleum…you’ll know someone is ready to install a kill switch on the internet. Oh well shit look at that.
North Carolina's efforts to collect sales taxes from online retailers could lead to government snooping on consumers' online shopping habits. The N.C. Dept of Revenue's audit of Amazon.com seeks private customer information the government doesn't nee
Google-owned YouTube won a major victory Wednesday when a federal judge ruled the video-sharing site was protected under U.S. copyright law. Viacom, which vowed an appeal, was seeking $1 billion in damages in a case testing the depths of copyright
[Coming to a country near YOU] The Australian government is set to intensify its war against Internet freedom by forcing web users to install state-approved anti-virus software. If they fail to do so, they will be denied an Internet connection, or i
The Homeland Security Department should have the power to force civilian agencies to comply with cybersecurity guidance from DHS's U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, asserted DHS Inspector General Richard Skinner before a House panel June 16.
Existing presidential authority over telecommunications infrastructure is greater than what the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 would permit the executive branch to do in case of a cyber emergency, say proponents of the bill.
The judge granted Google's motion for summary judgment in a 3-year-old lawsuit in which Viacom claimed that the video-sharing Web site had sought to exploit Viacom's copyrighted works for profit. Google argued that YouTube was protected by the Digita
It's called National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace or NSTIC. It is a policy "blueprint"for the incorporation of a national online identity number. NSTIC will be available for public evaluation Friday via WhiteHouse.gov.
Finally exposed as the dark encourager of experimentalism, athleticism and creativity, Youtube must be held accountable for corrupting an entire generation of would-be sheep. Youtube video included!
Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube's head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.
"Right now China, the government, can disconnect parts of its Internet in case of war and we need to have that here too," Lieberman told CNN's Candy Crowley on State of the Union Sunday.
President Obama will be given the power to shut down the Internet with a 'kill switch' in a new law being proposed in the US. He would be able to order popular search engines such a Google and Yahoo to suspend access their websites in times of n
A security breach has exposed iPad owners including dozens of CEOs, military officials, and top politicians. They—and every other buyer of the cellular-enabled tablet—could be vulnerable to spam marketing and malicious hacking.
This affects all net sites/forums using Reuters: Just copy/paste the url into your browser & read the thread if the url provided comes up banned due to hotlinking. http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message1089173/pg1
The goal of the platform, said senior product manager Rishi Chandra, is to offer the "best of what TV has to offer today, and the best of what the Web has to offer today." However, closer analysis of what is known about Google TV so far suggests that
He argues that the time Americans once spent watching television has been redirected toward activities that are less about consuming and more about engaging—from Flickr and Facebook to powerful forms of online political action.
Google committed a substantial act of charity on the first day of its annual I/O developers' conference in San Francisco this week, giving away a piece of intellectual property acquired just three months ago at a cost of more than $120 million.
Any video program from anywhere via anything... We're getting ready.