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An unprecedented wave of personal data could be heading to federal agencies

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

Under the national coronavirus emergency, companies don't need much permission to give up people's data to the federal government. Privacy advocates are concerned with how agencies will gather, store and utilize it.

One organization’s movement to get more techies in Congress

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

A Democratic, pro-science and technology political action committee wants to help elect more tech-savvy members of Congress who can keep up with emerging, complex tech topics.

Experts, tech companies skeptical of CBP proposal to collect social media info

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

An association for several internet giants, and several other advocacy groups are not enthused by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's proposal to ask people for their social media identifiers on some U.S. travel forms.

Facebook Messenger: The new way to contact the president

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

Starting Wednesday, you can message the White House on Facebook and let the President know what is on your mind.

Obama takes on climate change in first Facebook post

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

President Barack Obama unveiled his own personal F​acebook page Monday, giving people a small tour of the White House's south lawn and explaining why he is heading to Paris for talks related to climate change.

Facebook to tell users if they’ve been targeted by nation-state hackers

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

In a Friday blog post, Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos said the company will send desktop notifications to users if they company sees activity that leads them to believe a user’s computer or mobile device has been compromised.

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