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White House working on privacy guidelines for consumer drones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Drones are a hot topic these days — not just the ones flying over Pakistan, but the growing number of lightweight and …

NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.<p>A team of anti-surveillance activists from Greenpeace, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Tenth Amendment Center came together to protest the US government's mass surveillance …

Surveillance

Aereo’s Turning Off After Big Loss at Supreme Court - TIME

Controversial TV streaming startup Aereo said Saturday it’s shutting off its services after a Supreme Court ruling against the company’s methods …

Televisions

Why the Supreme Court just set TV innovation back a decade

Advertisement<p>39 Comments<p>Credit: Refat<p>It’s more than 24 hours later, and I’m still furious.<p>When news of Aereo’s demise broke yesterday morning, I did …

The NSA just posted its first full transparency report

The National Security Agency has posted its first full transparency report. Posted on the official agency Tumblr, the report breaks out the total number of orders for 2013, broken out into FISA orders, National Security Letters, and government requests for business records. The office of the …

EU regulators plan to decide on Apple’s Beats deal by July 30th

Before the Apple and Beats marriage can really be official, the two companies must first gain regulatory approval from various governing bodies where the companies conduct business. Apple included the following expectation in its official press release announcing the deal: <i>Subject to regulatory</i> …

Amelia Showalter: The Genius Behind President Obama's 'Hey There' Emails

<i>In a new series called #TechTalk10, we'll be asking powerful women in the tech industry 10 questions each. We're tempted to ask them way more questions, of course, but these women are busy and important and have really, really interesting work to get back to—like data guru Amelia Showalter, former</i> …

LAPD's two drones under lock-and-key by feds until rules in place

A pair of drones owned by Los Angeles police are currently under lock-and-key by federal authorities until a policy is in place for their use, an LAPD official said Tuesday.<p>The move to hand them over to the<p>Department of Homeland Securitywas a response to public perception and strict federal laws on …

Aereo loses to broadcasters in Supreme Court fight for its life

The Supreme Court struck a dramatic blow against Aereo today in a ruling that puts the TV streaming service as it currently exists on its deathbed. In a 6–3 ruling, the court found that Aereo's service violates the Copyright Act by playing back recordings of broadcasters' TV shows — even though it …