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Date / TimeStory
Sunday January 25, 2015 @03:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Saturday January 24, 2015 @09:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Saturday January 24, 2015 @04:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @11:26AM WhatsApp vs. WhatsApp Plus Fight Gets Ugly For Users
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:56PM TWEETHER Project Promises 10Gbps MmW 92-95GHz Based Wireless Broadband
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @08:52AM Google Pondering $1 Billion Investment In SpaceX's Satellite Internet
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @08:36AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Sunday January 18, 2015 @04:28PM Elon Musk's Proposed Internet-by-Satellite System Could Link With Mars Colonies
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @12:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Saturday January 17, 2015 @09:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @09:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:11AM Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:20AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @09:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:20AM Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:10AM Chrome For OS X Catches Up With Safari's Emoji Support
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:41AM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @12:55PM Gmail Access Starts To Come Back In China, State-Run Paper Blames Google
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:59PM Gmail Reportedly Has Been Blocked In China
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Sunday December 28, 2014 @11:18PM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 28, 2014 @03:54PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Saturday December 27, 2014 @08:39PM 5,200 Days Aboard ISS, and the Surprising Reason the Mission Is Still Worthwhile
Friday December 26, 2014 @06:55PM India Faces Its First Major Net Neutrality Issue
Friday December 26, 2014 @05:10PM Lizard Squad Targets Tor
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:39AM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:02PM Texas Instruments Builds New Energy Technology For the Internet of Things
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:23AM Verizon "End-to-End" Encrypted Calling Includes Law Enforcement Backdoor
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @03:14PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum (Video)
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @10:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Friday December 12, 2014 @06:18PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum - Part Two (Video)
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @09:03AM Why Open Source Matters For Sensitive Email
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Thursday December 04, 2014 @01:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:51AM UK Completes 250km of Undersea Broadband Rollouts
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:18AM Google Hopes To One Day Replace Gmail With Inbox
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @10:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @01:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:26AM Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven
Monday November 24, 2014 @05:35PM Class-Action Suit Claims Copyright Enforcement Company Made Harassing Robo-calls
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:20PM Google's Project Loon Can Now Launch Up To 20 Balloons Per Day, Fly 10x Longer
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:29PM Top NSA Official Raised Alarm About Metadata Program In 2009
Friday November 21, 2014 @12:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Monday November 17, 2014 @11:12AM Military Laser/Radio Tech Proposed As Alternative To Laying Costly Fiber Cable
Sunday November 16, 2014 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:42AM New Trial Brings Skype to (Some) Browsers
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:26PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:47PM SatNOGS Wins the 2014 Hackaday Prize For Satellite Networked Open Ground Station
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:48PM Apple Releases iMessage Deregistration Utility
Friday November 07, 2014 @06:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:34PM Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA
Sunday November 02, 2014 @12:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Useful Are DMARC and DKIM?
Friday October 31, 2014 @09:31AM Hungary's Plans For Internet Tax On Hold After Protests
Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:58PM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @07:10AM Microsoft Is Bringing WebRTC To Explorer, Eyes Plugin-Free Skype Calls
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:11PM "Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions
Friday October 24, 2014 @05:45PM AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads
Thursday October 23, 2014 @01:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @01:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @12:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @11:49AM ISPs Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption
Monday October 13, 2014 @12:54AM Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
Sunday October 12, 2014 @09:02PM WhatsApp's Next Version To Include VoIP Calls and Recording
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:00AM Ask Slashdot: Designing a Telecom Configuration Center?
Thursday October 02, 2014 @03:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Sunday September 21, 2014 @11:59AM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @11:47AM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Thursday September 18, 2014 @09:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:25AM Scientists Twist Radio Beams To Send Data At 32 Gigabits Per Second
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:27AM Browser To Facilitate Text Browsing In Emergencies
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:13AM A 16-Year-Old Builds a Device To Convert Breath Into Speech
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:08AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:24AM L.A. TV Stations Free Up Some Spectrum For Wireless Broadband
Thursday September 11, 2014 @06:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:52PM UK Ham Radio Reg Plans To Drop 15 min Callsign Interval and Allow Encryption
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:46AM Microsoft Shutting Down MSN Messenger After 15 Years of Service
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @03:06PM Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Thursday August 21, 2014 @06:34AM Calif. Court Rules Businesses Must Reimburse Cell Phone Bills
Thursday August 14, 2014 @08:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:39PM Memo to Users: SpamCop Winding Down Webmail Service
Sunday August 10, 2014 @03:08PM Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @10:34AM E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year
Friday August 08, 2014 @07:44PM FCC Mandates Text-to-911 From All US Wireless Carriers
Friday August 08, 2014 @01:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Friday August 08, 2014 @01:24PM Skype Reverses Decision To Drop OS X 10.5 Support, Retires Windows Phone 7 App
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:22AM Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @04:01PM Microsoft Tip Leads To Child Porn Arrest In Pennsylvania
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:10PM Gmail Recognizes Addresses Containing Non-Latin Characters
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Thursday July 31, 2014 @09:43PM French Provider Free Could Buy US Branch of T-Mobile
Monday July 28, 2014 @02:36AM How Bird Flocks Resemble Liquid Helium
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:26AM Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Friday July 25, 2014 @06:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Thursday July 24, 2014 @07:15AM FCC Reminds ISPs That They Can Be Fined For Lacking Transparency
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:17AM New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:17AM New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @10:05AM Time Warner Turns Down Takeover Bid From Rupert Murdoch
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:27PM New Technology Uses Cellular Towers For Super-Accurate Weather Measurements
Saturday July 12, 2014 @08:00AM Finnish National TV Broadcaster Starts Sending Bitcoin Blockchain
Friday July 11, 2014 @07:09PM O3b Launches Four More Satellites To Bring Internet To 'Other 3 Billion'
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:11AM Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Thursday July 03, 2014 @12:55PM FCC Proposal To Limit Access To 5725-5850 MHz Band
Thursday July 03, 2014 @12:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:48AM FAA's Ruling On Smartphones During Takeoff Has Had Little Impact
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:06AM Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @02:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @08:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Thursday June 26, 2014 @03:28PM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Saturday June 21, 2014 @06:14AM SpaceX's Friday Launch Scrubbed
Friday June 20, 2014 @05:34PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @04:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:48PM Time Warner Sells Telecom Business to Level 3
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:29PM Alternative Uses For an Old Satellite Dish?
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:30PM Atlantic Crossing By Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon
Sunday June 15, 2014 @03:26PM Civilians Try to Lure an Abandoned NASA Spacecraft Back to Earth
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:12PM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Friday June 06, 2014 @10:05PM Vodafone: Governments Worldwide Collecting Customers' Personal Data
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:35PM Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport
Thursday June 05, 2014 @07:39AM Big Telecom: Terms Set For Sprint To Buy T-Mobile For $32B
Saturday May 31, 2014 @11:09PM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Sunday May 25, 2014 @04:28PM Quad Lasers Deliver Fast, Earth-Based Internet To the Moon
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @08:03AM Google's Rogue Internet Balloon Test Spurred UFO Reports Nationwide
Monday May 19, 2014 @10:37PM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:21AM Proton-M Rocket Carrying Russia's Most Advanced Satellite Crashes
Friday May 16, 2014 @07:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @04:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:39PM Take a Picture: Snapchat Settles With FTC Over "Dissapearing" Claims
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Friday May 02, 2014 @05:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @07:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:20PM Verizon and New Jersey Agree 4G Service Equivalent to Broadband Internet
Thursday April 24, 2014 @09:09AM Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @11:39AM David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @09:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:36PM The Dismal State of SATCOM Security
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:35AM Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:18AM 44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted
Friday April 11, 2014 @08:52PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:03AM New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:58AM ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:40AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:24AM European Parliament Votes For Net Neutrality, Forbids Mobile Roaming Costs
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:48PM Ask Slashdot: Experiences With Free To Air Satellite TV?
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:48PM The Inside Story of Gmail On Its Tenth Anniversary
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @12:35AM Facebook, Google Battle To Bring Internet To Remote Locations
Monday March 24, 2014 @03:57PM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @04:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:04AM Twitter Turns 8; May Drop Hashtags and @replies
Saturday March 22, 2014 @01:37PM They're Reading Your Mail: Microsoft's ToS, Windows 8 Leak, and Snooping
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:55AM Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:30PM Harsh Wireless Conditions? Send In the Drone Hot Spot
Friday March 14, 2014 @05:54PM Goodbye, Google Voice
Thursday March 13, 2014 @03:35PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @11:23AM Calif. Court Orders Preservation of Disputed NSA Phone Records
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @05:56PM The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

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