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).
Newly announced Yahoo Inc. chief executive officer Marissa Mayer has raised between $100,000 and $200,000 for President Obama’s reelection campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.