Category: Government

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Is the Pentagon’s shadowy secret UFO research program still going on?

Is the Pentagon’s shadowy secret UFO research program still going on?

For five years, the Pentagon ran a secret program to investigate UFO sightings. Although government funding ended, the head of the program recently re ...
Alabama Supreme Court blocks order to preserve digital voting records

Alabama Supreme Court blocks order to preserve digital voting records

Following an eleventh hour order instructing voting officials in Alabama to keep the digital ballots generated in Tuesday’s controversial Senate el ...
New Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen brings her cybersecurity focus to domestic defense

New Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen brings her cybersecurity focus to domestic defense

After a Senate vote on Tuesday, Kirstjen Nielsen has now been confirmed as John Kelly’s replacement to lead the Department of Homeland Security. Th ...
New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation

New York attorney general slams the FCC for ignoring net neutrality comments investigation

If the FCC’s refusal to acknowledge the vast public outcry against its plan to gut net neutrality isn’t enough of an outrage, its total disinterest ...
Senators push to ditch social security numbers in light of Equifax hack

Senators push to ditch social security numbers in light of Equifax hack

Eyeing more secure alternatives to social security numbers, lawmakers in the U.S. are looking abroad. Today, the Senate Commerce Committee question ...
UK bulk spying challenge in European Court of Human Rights

UK bulk spying challenge in European Court of Human Rights

Legal representatives of the UK government faced a raft of questions today from judges sitting in the European Court of Human Rights hearing a chal ...
That proposed tax plan would kill the $7,500 electric vehicle credit

That proposed tax plan would kill the $7,500 electric vehicle credit

The tax plan proposed by House Republicans has hiding in it the repeal of a $7,500 tax credit that has arguably been one of the main drivers of ele ...
Here’s how Russia targeted its fake Facebook ads and how those ads performed

Here’s how Russia targeted its fake Facebook ads and how those ads performed

It’s impossible to know just how much stuff being circulated on social networks is Russian state content in sheep’s clothing, although tech compani ...
In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Rus ...
Congress grills Facebook, Twitter, Google on shells hiding election meddlers

Congress grills Facebook, Twitter, Google on shells hiding election meddlers

How can Internet giants know that innocent-seeming US companies aren’t actually shell vehicles for malicious foreign actors to buy ads to interfere ...
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