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The EU and US reportedly reach data-transfer deal

The U.S. and the European Union have reached an agreement on the language of a key data transfer pact, including limits on U.S. surveillance, according to a news report.

Written by Grant Gross25 June 16 01:15

AWS, Microsoft cloud win US government security approval

Three vendors, including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, have won a key U.S. government authorization that will allow federal agencies to put highly sensitive data on the cloud-computing services.

Written by Grant Gross24 June 16 01:38

Tech groups say FBI shouldn't be allowed to do mass hacking

Congress should block proposed changes to rules governing U.S. law enforcement investigations that could give law enforcement agencies new authority to hack thousands of computers, several tech and advocacy groups said.

Written by Grant Gross22 June 16 01:11

The FCC is about to take a big step to superfast 5G networks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will move to open up high-frequency spectrum to not-yet-available 5G mobile services in an effort to bring the superfast wireless connections to U.S. consumers.

Written by Grant Gross21 June 16 04:45

A popular cloud privacy bill stalls in the Senate

A bill to give email and other documents stored in the cloud new protections from government searches may be dead in the U.S. Senate over a proposed amendment to expand the FBI's surveillance powers.

Written by Grant Gross14 June 16 01:05

US agency lines up broad support for ICANN transition

A U.S. agency has lined up broad support for its plan to end the government's oversight of the Internet's domain name system, despite opposition from some Republicans in Congress.

Written by Grant Gross10 June 16 01:35

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