An influential tech industry watchdog group that has received millions of dollars from Google has been silent on the internet giant’s recent fight to circumvent Federal Communications Commission restrictions on data collection.
Google has admitted it was involved in selecting which questions Youtube stars asked President Obama during a recent series of interviews organized by the company. One of the interviewers, Hank Green of Vlog Brothers, confirmed in his own social media posting that Google had intervened in his question selection.
Tech giants Google and Yahoo renounced their membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) this week under pressure from progressive activists.
Google is coming under fire from the conservative shopping app “2nd Vote” for co-sponsoring the left-leaning Netroots Nation conference this week.
Months after the federal government came under fire for subsidizing one company’s corporate executives’ private jet travel, it gave that company a multi-million dollar contract to manage the federally owned airfield where those executives stored their private jets.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent letters Tuesday to five tech companies asking if they are involved with the efforts to fix the faulty Obamacare website, Healthcare.gov.
JERUSALEM — Driving along the coast road to her son’s home last month for grandparenting duties, Suzanne Bercovici, a Tel Aviv bookkeeper, was suddenly advised by the voice emanating from her navigation device to get off at the next exit because of a traffic jam ahead. She found herself being guided through a rural area unfamiliar to her until she was abruptly deposited in front of her destination.
The debate over whether the government is violating citizens’ privacy rights while trying to protect them from terrorism escalated dramatically on Thursday amid reports that authorities have collected data on millions of phone users and tapped into servers at nine internet companies.
The United States will seek to block an “alarming” Russian proposal to give a United Nations telecommunications group control over the Internet, a senior State Department official said on Thursday.
The virulently anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” is now available in virtual form as an application in both the Apple iTunes and Android marketplaces, according to a report by Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).