The White House has officially announced that the Obama administration is opposed to the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, expected to go before Congress this week. But does it really matter?
Up until this afternoon, the final vote on CISPA was supposed to be tomorrow. Then, abruptly, it was moved up today—and the House voted in favor of its passage with a vote of 248-168. But that's not even the worst part.
The House on Thursday approved cybersecurity legislation that privacy groups have decried as a threat to civil liberties.
Internet free speech is under assault in America, and a dangerous new trend has surfaced that threatens to throw nutritional bloggers in jail for advocating healthy diets on their blogs or websites.
Security professionals in both the U.S. government and in private industry have long feared the prospect of a cyberwar with China or Russia.
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) in the European parliament has announced it cannot support the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
Congress is seriously considering a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Intended to allow information sharing both between corporations and between corporations and the government
The White House threatened to veto cyber-legislation that is widely expected to pass the House, asserting the bill would put Americans’ privacy at risk and give a pass to companies that fail to secure their computer networks.
Perennial big government advocate Sheila Jackson Lee strikes again
Rick Santorum's withdrawal from the race for the Republican Party's nomination for president spawned a sigh of relief that echoed from the Hollywood Hills and into every wood-paneled parents' basement in America.
United States President Barack Obama announced plans on Monday to impose sanctions on foreign governments that use modern technology to tackle anti-government protesters.
If you want to know what the US Department of Homeland Security has been working hard at lately, leave it to a multimedia journalist from Miami, Florida to lay it out for you: they’ve been busy on Facebook.
We speak with Jacob Appelbaum, a computer researcher who has faced a stream of interrogations and electronic surveillance since he volunteered with the whistleblowing website, WikiLeaks.
Ready for another surprise from Assange? The second episode of The World Tomorrow has it all. This time Assange has two guests with two opposite points of view ready to lock in a fight over some of the hottest issues.
The CIA website is now back online following a DDoS attack reportedly perpetrated by the hacktivist group Anonymous.
“Big Brother writ” will allow feds to use corporate resources for “spying on the American people”
A Sweden-born “online piracy religion” is seeking official recognition in the United States. “Kopimists” preach that any act of copying information is sacred and cannot be limited by any human law.
For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.
Aaron Huslage with a laugh. He's explaining to me how, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he came up with the idea for tethr, a shoebox-sized set of hardware designed to help anyone get internet and phone connections from any spot on the
The controversial pan-global anti-piracy agreement, ACTA, may soon be dead in the water.
Google Declines Official Comment on Controversial Bill
At least half a dozen countries with offensive cyber-capabilities are probing U.S. corporate and military computer systems, looking for data and a toehold should they one day want to disrupt or destroy the networks, according to the FBI’s former top
The international community has eased its condemnation of Iran following recent negotiations between Tehran and six other nations in Istanbul, Turkey.
Google is still the biggest, baddest online advertising company on the planet. Its $2.9 billion profit last quarter, announced yesterday, was almost as much as Facebook's revenue for all of 2011.
Unlike Vladimir Putin, many Russians have taken to the internet with great enthusiasm. Now liberals and gay rights activists are among those feeling the heat from the Kremlin
A blogger who called a local politician a 'c***' on Twitter sparked a row over freedom of speech after being convicted of sending the offensive remark. Olly Cromwell, faces jail after Councillor Melvyn Seymour complained.
Brin warned there were "very powerful forces that have lined up against the open internet on all sides and around the world". "I am more worried than I have been in the past," he said. "It's scary." The threat to the freedom of the internet comes,
In an attempt to re-create the backlash that killed anti-piracy legislation earlier this year, activists are planning a "week of action" beginning on Monday to protest the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).
Temporary blackouts leave China’s Internet users unable to access many Chinese Web sites as well as other unblocked foreign sites.