Trump’s draft cybersecurity order fails to mention FBI, election security
The president has ordered a full assessment of the nation's cybersecurity infrastructure.
Mexicans boycott U.S. products after Trump threatens import tax
Starbucks, McDonald's, and Walmart are among those being snubbed.
A citizen’s guide to lobbying Congress to oppose Donald Trump
There are more productive ways to express your frustration.
Dozens of police-spying tools remain after Facebook, Twitter crack down on Geofeedia
Geofeedia is out, but there are plenty of other surveillance platforms to choose from.
Researchers file for access to court orders that force companies to break their own encryption
It's unclear what kind of technical assistance the government is currently demanding.
Obama administration plans to bolster Pentagon’s cyberwar operations
The Defense Department is laying the groundwork to advance CYBERCOM's capabilities.
New York bans sex offenders from playing Pokémon Go
Pokémon Go is a no-go for sex offenders in New York.
The forgotten legacy of the 1966 University of Texas clock tower shooting
Amid hotly contested campus-carry laws, new digital archives track Charles Whitman's legacy.
Cleveland police union calls for gun ban outside Republican National Convention
Tennis balls, but not firearms, are banned at the RNC.
Obama administration declassifies 28 pages from congressional investigation into 9/11
The records detail preliminary leads into the possible involvement of Saudi Arabia in the 9/11 attacks.
Obama calls on Americans to face ‘racial’ realities in wake of recent police shootings
Acknowledging there's a problem doesn't denigrate the work of good cops, the president said.
DOJ asks judge to block North Carolina’s anti-LGBT ‘bathroom’ law
The feds said 44,000 transgender state residents are harmed by the law.
Untangling Google Fiber’s twist on America’s unending digital divide
Google’s high-speed internet service is helping close—and widen—the digital divide.
NRA crashes 38,000 websites in futile effort to silence The Yes Men
This is probably the worst attempt to keep viral content from the internet in recent history.
Civil rights 2.0: What the Equality Act of 2015 means for LGBT Americans
It's the most sweeping anti-discrimination law for LGBT people ever proposed.
What an 8-hour city council meeting taught us about Airbnb’s future
Airbnb's 'disruptive' business model is a tough nut to crack.
Seattle police disable wireless mesh network over surveillance worries
New technology was put in place without a clear policy for its use.