Our plan is better than President Biden's, they claim, with few details
23 Apr 2021
So, where does Silicon Valley stand on S.230? Zuck wants 'industry best practices', Pichai demurs, Dorsey urges more Bluesky thinking
House panel to quiz web giant CEOs this week. Expect a degree of deja vu
24 Mar 2021
United States Congress stormed by violent followers of defeated president, Biden win confirmation halted
Updated Images of evacuated and invaded offices, Senate PCs still left switched on shared online
06 Jan 2021
When it comes to privacy, everyone says America needs a new federal law ASAP. As for mass spying, well, um… huh what’s that over there?
Analysis Congressional hearing on Privacy Shield oddly productive affair
09 Dec 2020
Hard to believe but Congress just approved an IoT security law and it doesn't totally suck
Secure coding, identity management, patching, configuration controls, what madness is this?
18 Nov 2020
Big Tech's Section 230 Senate hearing was like Jack Dorsey’s beard: An inexplicable mess that needed a serious trim
Comment With few exceptions, the questioning was a national embarrassment
28 Oct 2020
Four years after Europe sorted this, America is still going around in circles on data privacy in stuffy hearings
Federal versus state action – the endless conundrum for the United States
24 Sep 2020
Remember that backdoor in Juniper gear? Congress sure does – even if networking biz wishes it would all go away
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