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Cisco Systems, IBM, and Microsoft are expected to encounter problems touting their products in China over revelations concerning the U.S. government's surveillance programs. Cisco is hardest hit.
Bill aims to protect cord-cutters and those watching online video from suffering bandwidth limitations imposed by carriers. But the bill has some other elements that may ultimately cause it to fail.
ZDNetGovWeek: Amazon may save USPS, Healthcare.gov can't catch a break, and what if weapons inspectors came to your company?
It's been an interesting week. Amazon may well save America's flagging postal service, and a wacky, long-shot cyberweapons defense proposal could have weapons inspectors knocking on everyone's door. Plus a little NSA and news from govs around the world.
A Wall Street Journal article says that in the face of mounting regulatory scrutiny, big banks are considering blocking their employees from chat rooms that are a common tool of traders.
We laughed at the tin foil nutters, called them crazy, but now that it's been found that the US is spying on everyone, of course they're nowhere in sight now that we need them.
Healthcare.gov can't catch a break.
Moxie Marlinspike, a respected cryptographic software expert, argues that Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s favorite "secure" email service whose owner shut it down rather than give the NSA the keys to his store, wasn't really secure anyway.
Google cryptography engineers explain their anger at the NSA for violating security systems they built to stop criminals.
Cupertino wants to make it clear that it opposes Washington's "gag order" about certain national security orders.
Because someone had to make a buck from this turn of events.
Well, would you look at this: a government embarrassment that's neither NSA nor healthcare.gov related. Sure, we'd love to write about positive government events, but the news cycle is the news cycle. For the latest dose of how your tax dollars are not working all that well, read this week's ZDNetGovWeek.
The most tech-savvy U.S. president to date, Barack Obama uses the best devices and technology for the job, in and outside of the White House. Here's a look at some of the devices, platforms and technology he uses to carry out his day-to-day presidential duties.
Emily Williams wasn't real, but the two hackers who created her from social media profiles got her a government job, a company laptop, VPN credentials - and compromised a government network.
The networking giant could face difficult times ahead if Europeans aren't satisfied that it won't siphon off EU-based data back to the U.S. mass surveillance machine.
Developer Ben Simo raises a number of security concerns about healthcare.gov, the Federal health care exchange site. In particular, he describes serious privacy problems in violation of the site's own policy.