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  1. Verizon shows 5G going the distance

    Verizon may not have to put a 5G cell site every four blocks to provide high-speed coverage to homes…

  2. U.S. Senate democrats stage a phony vote on so-called ‘net neutrality’

    One extreme part of the anti-Trump ‘resistance’ is outrage, including death threats…

  3. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  4. Woz speaks out on ‘net neutrality,’ privacy, and Star Trek vs. Star Wars

    Wozniak got the loudest applause from the nearly 5,000 people in the audience at the USF Sun Dome…

  5. U.S. FCC reversal of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules expected to be published Thursday

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order…

  6. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  7. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  8. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  9. Use a VPN to protect your internet privacy

    Worried about your ISP? Is someone on your coffee shop’s Wi-Fi? A virtual private network (VPN) can help protect your privacy…

  10. The new age of Ayn Rand: How she won over President Trump and Silicon Valley

    As they plough through their GCSE revision, UK students planning to take politics A-level…

  11. Protecting against possible ISP snooping by using a VPN and https

    The Obama Administration created a new set of restrictions on Internet service providers…

  12. Why Congress’s rejection of proposed FCC data rules will not affect your privacy in the slightest

    Congress was right to disapprove them…

  13. Privacy 101: Why you need a VPN

    Earlier this week, the Republican-led Congress voted to repeal FCC rules that blocked ISPs…

  14. Congress to US citizens: Online privacy isn’t dead, those who want it will just have to pay for it

    Tuesday’s congressional vote to repeal U.S. restrictions on broadband providers doesn’t mean…

  15. U.S. Congress sends repeal of FCC broadband privacy rules to President Trump for signature

    The U.S. House voted on Tuesday 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers…

  16. Congress votes to repeal FCC Internet privacy rules

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted primarily along party lines 215 to 205 Tuesday…

  17. How to watch President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress online tonight

    U.S. President Donald J. Trump will be delivering his first address to a Joint Session of Congress tonight…

  18. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  19. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  20. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  21. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  22. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  23. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  24. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  25. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

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