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  • Lawmakers worry US OPM breaches endanger national security

    Two recently disclosed data breaches at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) could endanger national security and the lives of federal workers in intelligence or other sensitive jobs, according to some lawmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross17 June 15 05:03
  • Lawmakers criticize FBI's request for encryption back doors

    U.S. lawmakers are skeptical of an FBI request for Congress to mandate encryption workarounds in smartphones, with critics saying Wednesday that back doors would create new vulnerabilities that bad guys can exploit.

    Written by Grant Gross30 April 15 07:02
  • Lawmakers grill FCC's Wheeler about Obama influence on net neutrality

    Republican lawmakers repeatedly accused the U.S. Federal Communications Commission of being improperly influenced by President Barack Obama during the agency's recent net neutrality proceeding, but lawmakers failed to produce solid evidence during a hearing Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross18 March 15 05:59
  • US lawmakers to Europe: Don't break up Google

    U.S. lawmakers want their counterparts in the European Parliament to back away from a resolution that would split up Google by separating search engines from other online services.

    Written by Grant Gross27 Nov. 14 02:59