The president will lay out plans next week for identity and privacy protections and network security, as well as ways to spread access to broadband Internet.
In campaign to promote computer programming, the president tells kids: "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself.
The White House explains the government’s process when deciding whether to withhold knowledge of a security vulnerability -- “There are legitimate pros and cons to the decision to disclose.”
The official account appears to be managed by staffers, but one can still wish for an image slip-up or two.
A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.
If approved by Congress, the legislation would keep phone records in the hands of phone companies and not with the NSA.
The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”
Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.
The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.
Ahead of the 2014 deadline to sign up for Obamacare, the president addresses questions on the topic via Q&A service Quora. At the same time, Quora is introducing a verified profile system.
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.
The president will meet Friday with tech leaders to discuss privacy, technology, and intelligence, Politico reports.
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