The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

A bill to fund scientific research includes some sneaky rules that could undermine science as an institution.

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The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

A bill to fund scientific research includes some sneaky rules that could undermine science as an institution.

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The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

The Science Bill With the Bit That’s Very Bad for Science

A bill to fund scientific research includes some sneaky rules that could undermine science as an institution.

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Obama’s Former Privacy Director Decries America’s Data Security

Obama’s Former Privacy Director Decries America’s Data Security

President Obama stands in the well of the House, demanding Congress take action on privacy and cybersecurity. Nothing happens. It has become an annual Washington ritual. One we witnessed again last night. The state of our union’s data is insecure. In 2009, President Obama announced the creation of a White House cybersecurity office as part […]

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Tech Giants Rally Around Microsoft to Protect Your Data Overseas

Tech Giants Rally Around Microsoft to Protect Your Data Overseas

When it comes to protecting data privacy, Microsoft has allies. More than 75 civil liberties groups, technology companies, trade associations and computer scientists filed legal briefs today in support of the software giant, who is fighting to protect the privacy of data stored overseas from the prying eyes of the U.S. government. The uncommon support […]

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Critical NSA Reform Bill Fails in the Senate

Critical NSA Reform Bill Fails in the Senate

Tonight, the lame duck senate still run by the democrats voted on the USA Freedom Act, a bipartisan-backed bill to usher in NSA reform.

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Whose Privacy Will Uber Violate Next? Why Its Latest Bad Behavior Matters

Whose Privacy Will Uber Violate Next? Why Its Latest Bad Behavior Matters

Uber must prove to its users once and for all that we can trust them with our most intimate data.

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Whose Privacy Will Uber Violate Next? Why Its Latest Bad Behavior Matters

Whose Privacy Will Uber Violate Next? Why Its Latest Bad Behavior Matters

Uber must prove to its users once and for all that we can trust them with our most intimate data.

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The New Congress Could Finally Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

The New Congress Could Finally Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

The problem is that there’s no money to spend, and no longterm plan to provide any, but that could change under the new Congress.

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