In a direct statement castigating the press for misleading coverage, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided some background on why the Intelligence Community tracks online communications tools and technologies.
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The truth about the relationship between Mexican and American leaders is not what the current crop of Snowden-driven outraged reporters and bloggers would have you believe. In fact, they don't seem to know the truth. Read this article, and you'll have the facts they don't.
ZDNetGovWeek: A great Great Debate, Vint Cerf speaks, half of India hit with malware, and still some NSA
This is a great week for ZDNetGovWeek. Violet Blue and David Gewirtz went head-to-head on the freedom vs. security debate, moderated by Zack Whittaker. That, plus all the gov news that's fit to blog, worldwide, this week in ZDNetGovWeek.
A government shutdown doesn't mean just that our completely useless politicians go home and stop breaking things. Oh, no. That, at least, would have an upside.
We expect our presidents to be the best America has to offer, with the strength and determination of a Superman and a Batman in an emergency, the essential honorableness of Clark Kent, and the business acumen of Bruce Wayne. These guys. Not so much.
Sorry, terrorists. 9/11 didn't change anything. The game is still our own, to win or to lose.
Somehow, the Obama administration managed to turn Christmas trees into a topic that will provide the GOP with endless mirth and mocking hilarity.
ZDNet Government's David Gewirtz takes a deep dive into military and government Android security with Dell's top Android security expert.
The Senate failed to get anything done. Again. This time, they failed to undo toothless net neutrality news. Are you proud of your politicians yet? Yeah, neither are we.
This continues our 9/11 Diary. It was originally published the day after the events of September 11, 2001.