US lawmakers demand answers in quest against Feds-only access points
10 Jun 2020
You know this Land of the Free thing, yeah? Well then, why allow the FBI to trawl through America's browsing history without a warrant?
50-plus advocacy groups call on US House of Reps to slap limits on surveillance law
20 May 2020
Signal sends smoke, er, signal: If Congress cripples anonymous speech with EARN IT Act, we'll shut US ops
Secure messaging app says it could not continue operations in America under proposed law
09 Apr 2020
Yelp finally gets its chance to tell US Congress how Google screws its listings service every minute of every day
Testimony claims search engine giant favours own products and services, even when they're rubbish
11 Mar 2020
What was Boeing through their heads? Emails show staff wouldn't put their families on a 737 Max over safety fears
Described FAA regulators being briefed as 'like dogs watching TV'
11 Jan 2020
Half a billion here, half a billion there – pretty soon you're talking real money: US Congress earmarks $425m for 2020 election security
Just another, oh, $1.675bn to go to defend systems, it is estimated
17 Dec 2019
Since the FCC won't act, Congress finally moves on robocalls by passing half-decent TRACED Act
Only took seven years of consumer hell to get this far
04 Dec 2019
Congress to FCC: Where’s the damn report on mobile companies selling location data?
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats not happy with Ajit Pai
08 Nov 2019
US senators green-light recruitment of crack infosec teams, both public and private
Cyber-terrorists, your game is through, 'cause now you have to answer to: America, fsck yeah!
26 Sep 2019
'It’s not a surveillance program'... US govt isn't going all Beijing on us with border face-recog, official tells Congress
Lawmakers told: 'We don’t run the scans against any other databases'
11 Jul 2019
Before we lose our minds over sentient AI, what about self-driving cars that can't detect kids crossing the road?
Uncle Sam needs to step in and audit machine-learning systems, House committee told
27 Jun 2019
Hours before Congress backs robocall blocking law, guess what the FCC boss suddenly decides?
Amazing how fast Pai and his team can move when motivated
15 May 2019
They did it! US House reps pulled their finger out, voted to restore net neutrality in America!
News only spoiled by fact it was a complete waste of time
10 Apr 2019
There was yet another net neutrality hearing today in America, and it was all straightened out amicably and smoothly
No, of course it wasn't
12 Mar 2019
Good news: Congress has solutions to end net neutrality brouhaha. Bad news: Two competing sets of solutions...
AnalysisWe're gonna save America's internet, scream both sides in different ways
04 Mar 2019
How politics works, part 97: Telecoms industry throws a fundraiser for US senator night before he oversees, er, a telecoms privacy hearing
Nothing like a little reminder of who's really in charge
22 Feb 2019
It's OK, everyone – Congress's smart-cookie Republicans have the answer to America's net neutrality quandary
AnalysisIt's something to do with the Mexican border wall
08 Feb 2019
US elections watchdog says it's OK to spend surplus campaign cash on cybersecurity gear
Congresscritters now have one less excuse for getting pwned
13 Dec 2018