Facebook wins privacy case against Belgium’s data protection authority

Facebook wins privacy case against Belgium’s data protection authority By Sebastian Anthony In a somewhat unexpected twist, Facebook has won a legal battle against Belgium’s data protection authority, which had sought to prevent Facebook from tracking non-Facebook (or not-logged-into-Facebook) users, both on the Facebook website…

US report critical of fellow lawmakers’ efforts to regulate encryption

US report critical of fellow lawmakers’ efforts to regulate encryption By Danny Yadron in San Francisco Weighing in on the encryption debate, new government report says that lawmakers need to to learn more about technology before trying to regulate it US Republican congressional staff trying…

Two Years And $7 Million Later, The Benghazi Report Is Finally Out

Two Years And $7 Million Later, The Benghazi Report Is Finally Out By Olivia Becker for VICE News After two years and $7 million, Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee have released their long-awaited report on the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya Benghazi…

Attention US-bound tourists: Social media accounts subject to inspection

Attention US-bound tourists: Social media accounts subject to inspection By David Kravets (credit: Jayson Trevino) The federal government is taking another step it says would make the US homeland safer from terrorism. US border authorities are proposing that millions of tourists entering the country each…