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When Congress Heads Home, Head to Your Elected Representatives’ Office or Town Hall

When your elected representatives are in their home-districts, it’s a chance for you to hear—in person—what they have to say about surveillance. Even while in…

7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, felt in India

Published time: April 25, 2015 06:33 A 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck 80km east of the city of Pokhara in Nepal, the US Geological Survey said,…

‘Protest against nuclear policy’: Japan’s radioactive drone pilot turns himself in

Published time: April 24, 2015 22:24 Police and security officials stand around a tarpaulin covering a drone on the roof of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s…

​DinoDrone! Australian scientists use UAVs to track dinosaur footprints

Published time: April 24, 2015 12:40 Dinosaur footprints (Image from wikipedia.org) Drones and dinosaurs may seem like an unlikely combination, but scientists in Australia are…

House of Representatives Passes Cybersecurity Bills Without Fixing Core Problems

The House passed two cybersecurity “information sharing” bills today: the House Permanent Select Committee on…

N. Korea could have up to 20 nuclear warheads – Chinese sources

Published time: April 23, 2015 05:16 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets Korean People’s…

‘Got my butt kicked’: Legendary Tim Howard tries out wheelchair football (VIDEO)

Published time: April 22, 2015 21:11 United States goalkeeper Tim Howard.(Reuters / Kelley L Cox)…

Deadly 'once-in-decade storm' drenches Australia’s east coast

Published time: April 22, 2015 11:22Edited time: April 22, 2015 14:02 Reuters / Jason Reed…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…