In a shocking act of actual patriotism by elected officials, some Congressional representatives have been exploring how to keep America safe in the face of dire circumstances.
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After a long, acrimonious, strange election season, it's finally time to vote. David Gewirtz reflects on how technology has been at the forefront of this cycle and shares a few hopeful thoughts as America prepares to choose its leaders.
Honoring our fallen heroes, Facebook listens in, and the House gives Freedom a chance [Government IT Week]
It's Memorial Day here in America, a day we remember our heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice (and, in a way that's uniquely American, we stuff our faces with burgers and hot dogs in their honor). In other news, Facebook wants to listen in, the House tries to stop the NSA from listening in, and lots more. Stay safe out there!
How much do you love your country? Enough to shop until you drop, choosing just the right gifts? If you're stumped on exactly what to give your favorite nation, we have the answers. Come on in!
Allies spy on each other. The French broke into our diplomats' hotel rooms and sifted through luggage, Israel has tried to infiltrate spies into the Pentagon, Mexico stole White House BlackBerry devices, and Germany broke into the email communications of both diplomats and journalists. But why? Read on.
ZDNetGovWeek: China "Likes" Facebook and Twitter, tech shines honesty light on gov, and MS reports on gov data requests
Since the Republicans are trying to tear apart the Republicans, Democrats are being Democrats, and the government's on the verge of shutdown, most of our reporting is international in nature.
Our ZDNet Government columnist takes a deep dive into the question of leaks, background briefings, and the believability of government statements.
There's just nothing about this story that's going to make you feel good. Sorry.
The ongoing chaos that is the NSA story continues. Google, Microsoft, and Facebook try to get permission to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. That doesn't work out so well, and all we get are aggregated numbers and more aggravation.
The time has come for a Cyber Bill of Rights — a clear, concise, powerful, understandable, and relevant governance guide to our modern age.