Management

Obama's 'Privacy Bill of Rights' Gets Bashed from All Sides

The proposal aims to give consumers more control over their own information, but privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.

Management

President Backs Government-Run Internet Networks

Obama wants to overturn state laws that restrict cities from building their own networks.

Management

Why Businesses Love Obama's Push for Security Regulation

Republicans and companies want a national standard for reporting data breaches, but privacy advocates are less enthusiastic.

Defense

Pentagon: Hackers Didn't Get Classified Information From Hack

Military Twitter and YouTube accounts were hijacked just as Obama was pushing for better cybersecurity.

Management

Obama Calls on Congress to Pass Data Privacy Laws

The president urged lawmakers to pass laws to combat hacking and protect student privacy.

Tech

North Korea Is Experiencing a Full Internet Blackout

Is this what a “proportional response” to the Sony hack looks like?

Tech

FCC Acts to Help Online Video Compete With Cable

The commission's plan to redefine TV would make it easier for online sites to offer popular channels.

Oversight

FCC Plans Giant Fine of Sprint for Bogus Phone Charges

The cell-phone company billed customers for services they never asked for, according to an investigation by federal regulators.

Oversight

Feds Accuse Sony of Overhyping PlayStation Features

If you bought a PlayStation Vita, you could soon be getting a refund thanks to a federal settlement.

Tech

The Government Just Found the Funds to Give Firefighters High-Speed Internet Everywhere

The nationwide data network recommended by the 9/11 Commission will help responders talk to each other.

Defense

NSA Chief Warns Companies Against Revenge Hacking

"Hacking back" may be illegal, Michael Rogers said. But his advice doesn't apply to the agency he heads.

Oversight

FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name

A petition claims the use of the team name on TV violates indecency regulations.

State & Local

How Republicans Flip-Flopped on Government-Run Internet

Letting cities provide Internet service to their residents wasn't always a partisan issue.

State & Local

The Battle Over Government-Run Internet Heats Up at FCC

A Republican aide claims the federal agency can't overturn state restrictions.

State & Local

States Would Sue to Kill City Internet Service

State legislatures threatened to take the FCC to court to protect restrictions on municipal broadband networks.

State & Local

House Votes to Save Bans on City Internet Service

Republicans want to stop the FCC from preempting state laws.

Management

Obama: NSA Reforms Should Give Americans 'Greater Confidence'

But will they be enough to satisfy critics?

Tech

Obama Plan Would Limit NSA Phone Sweeps

Under proposal, government would no longer retain phone records.

Management

Obama to Unveil NSA Changes Next Week

The Jan. 17 speech will come in the wake of a December report calling for sweeping changes to the government's surveillance practices.