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TSA Doesn’t Really Care About Your Yelp Reviews
Earlier this week, Yelp announced a new partnership with the federal government that allows agencies to claim their Yelp pages and respond to reviews....
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Edward Snowden Vetters Settle Fraud Case with DOJ
The contractor tasked with performing background checks for the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been fined $30 million for not really comp...
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Yelp Yanks Carly Fiorina’s TSA Review
Yelp is a place where people can go to bitch about restaurants, local businesses, and more. This week, Yelp became a place where people can go bitch a...
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Fireworks Can, and Will, Blow Your Head Off, Demonstrates the US Gov
On average, about 230 people go to the hosptial with fireworks-related injuries during the month surrounding the 4th of July. Half of those injuries a...
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Man Running Country Blares Frozen Ringtone in Meeting About Running Country
A 78-year-old man who is part of a body that helps runs the United States of America has a Frozen ringtone. And on Thursday, his Frozen ringtone inter...
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Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers
Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions ̶...
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Tech Companies Call for End to Mass Surveillance in Letter to Obama, Congress
The group Reform Government Surveillance, which includes Apple, AOL, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, and more, has joined dozens of other...
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People Aren’t That Concerned About Government Surveillance, Even Post Snowden
Pew has just published a new report on Americans and how they protect their privacy in the post-Edward Snowden era. Long story short – most don̵...
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Lindsey Graham Says He’s Never Sent an Email. Ever.
Thanks to Hillary Clinton’s private email controversy and the continuous discussion surrounding it, we now know something incredibly strange abo...
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Obama Creates New Cyber Intelligence Agency
It’s official – the US has a new agency to help combat cyber attacks. Through a new memorandum, President Obama has established the Cyber Thre...
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New Bill Aims to Stop Feds from Looking at Porn on the Job
Federal employees – they’re just like you! …In that they like to watch porn. And they get bored at work. And like to cure that bored...
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The US Is Getting a New Anti-Cyberattack Agency
Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco will give a speech at the Wilson Center at an event on cyber ...
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Twitter: Government Info Requests on the Rise, Up 40% Worldwide
Twitter’s latest transparency report is out, and the numbers of governmental requests – both for user info and for content removal – are way...
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Samantha Power Visits Ebola-Stricken Countries To Drum Up Health Care Support
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power has flown to West Africa to encourage international support for the fight against Ebola. Power traveled through...
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Edward Snowden Granted More Time in Russia
Edward Snowden is likely staying in Russia for the foreseeable future. The 31-year-old former NSA analyst, who famously leaked (and continues to leak)...
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Twitter Would Like to Be More Transparent, If They Could
Twitter has just released their fifth-ever transparency report, and it shows that requests for user data, content removal, and copyright takedowns are...
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Government Asks 120-Year-Old Dead Men to Register for the Draft, Blames Computer Error
You may be 120 years old, dead, and enjoying your eternal peace – but the US government wants you to know that its not done with you yet. The Select...
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Iraq F-16s: First Of 36 To Be Delivered This Week
This week, Reuters reports, Lockheed Martin Corp will deliver the first of 36 F-16 fighter jets to Iraq, giving Iraq the capability of defending its �...
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FDA’s E-Cigarette Regulations Manage to Disappoint People on All Sides
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently regulates your traditional forms of tobacco–cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, and smokeless tobacco. Of...
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Garamond Typeface Can Save US Millions, Says Teen
Could something as little as changing what font it uses on documents save the US Government millions of dollars each year? Yes, says student Suvir Mir...
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