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Obama Criticizes Congress for Refusing to Close Guantanamo Prison

President Obama blamed Congress for his failure to keep a promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryJan 20th, 2017

Congress agrees to nuke the FCC’s privacy rule but your data remains safe

The House voted to repeal privacy rules imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, but there is no cause for mass hysteria. Washington is essentially preventing two agencies from regulating the same privacy issues. The post Congress agrees to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 30 min. ago

Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law

On Tuesday, Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump that wipes away landmark online privacy protections. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast of protections approved.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 30 min. ago

How to Hide Your Browsing History From Your Snooping ISP

Congress has moved to dismantle some Obama-era rules that would have protected the online privacy of everyday Americans. This sucks. The deregulation means it will be easier for huge telecom companies to track and sell their customers’ browsing his.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

The US Is Ceding the Energy Industry of the Future to China

On Tuesday, President Trump pledged to end the “war on coal” by rolling back the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era federal policy that compels states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. China responded Wednesday, reaffirming its commitment.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 30 min. ago

Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress" repeal of Internet privacy rules

Privacy advocates haven’t given up the fight after the U.S. Congress voted to allow ISPs to sell customers’ browsing histories and other personal information without their permission.On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted 215 to 205 .....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress" repeal of ISP privacy rules

Privacy advocates haven't given up the fight after the U.S. Congress voted to allow ISPs to sell customers' browsing histories and other personal information without their permission.On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted 215 to 205 to .....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 29 min. ago

Congress dismantles Internet privacy rules, allowing ISPs to sell your web history

The U.S. House of Representatives has followed the Senate in voting to repeal privacy rules that can prevent broadband providers from selling customers’ internet-browsing histories and other data without their permission.On Tuesday, the House vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Congress Moves to Overturn Obama-Era Online Privacy Rules

Following the Senate, the House voted to dismantle rules requiring broadband providers to get permission before collecting data on a user’s online activity......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News20 hr. 58 min. ago

Congress Votes to Overturn Obama-Era Online Privacy Rules

Following the Senate, the House voted to dismantle rules requiring broadband providers get permission before collecting data on a user’s online activity......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Congress just voted to let internet providers sell your browsing history

 Less than a week after the Senate voted to empower internet service providers to freely share private user data with advertisers, the House has weighed in, too. Today in a 215-205 vote on Senate Joint Resolution 34 (H. Res. 230), the House vote.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 45 min. ago

Trump Ditches Clean Power Plan: What It Means for Science & Health

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today (March 28) that dismantles the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era regulation that would have set limits on emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants from power plants......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News21 hr. 57 min. ago

For sale: Your private browsing history

Congress passes bill allowing ISPs to sell customer Web surfing data. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images ) The House of Representatives voted today to eliminate ISP privacy rules, following the Senate vote to take the same action last week. The leg.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 30 min. ago

Congress Just Gave Internet Providers the Green Light to Sell Your Browsing History Without Consent

The House of Representatives voted today repeal rules preventing internet service providers from selling their customers’ web browsing and app usage data without explicit consent. The Senate passed the same bill last week, which means the only obst.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News22 hr. 45 min. ago

The White House is eager to sign broadband privacy deregulation into law

 Today, the White House issued its full-throated support for a joint resolution that would repeal regulations limiting what internet service providers can do with customers’ private data. The rules, introduced under the Obama administrat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Register: The U.S. House of Representatives has just approved a "congressional disapproval" vote of privacy rules, which gives your ISP the right to sell your internet history to the highest bidder. The me.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Trump White House reveals it"s "not familiar" with well-studied costs of global warming

Before President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order to roll back the Obama administration's climate legacy on Tuesday, the White House held a press call featuring a senior administration official. The purpose was to brief reporters on wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (helio X20) Phablet Review

Today, we are going to take a close look at the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. To be specific – this is the 10-core helio X20 version of the Redmi Note 4.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Democrats demand the FCC tackle cybersecurity

Two Democrats in Congress are imploring FCC head Ajit Pai to address cybersecurity issues in the United States, arguing vulnerabilities in cellular networks infringe on citizens' liberties and pose a "serious threat" to national securit.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Yes, of course, someone from Congress apparently edited the "celibacy" Wikipedia page

Yes, of course, someone from Congress apparently edited the "celibacy" Wikipedia page.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Close to the Metal Ep. 36: Whose Optane Memory is it anyway?

Intel Optane Memory is right around the corner, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding its release. We'll break down what we know on this week's Close to the Metal. The post Close to the Metal Ep. 36: Whose Optane Memory is it.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017