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  • The FTC is worried about algorithmic transparency, and you should be too

    It's no secret that algorithms power much of the technology we interact with every day, whether it's to search for information on Google or to browse through a Facebook news feed. What's less widely known is that algorithms also play a role when we apply for a loan, for example, or receive a special marketing offer.

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 April 15 00:38
  • Senator wants bomb-making information removed from the Internet

    After two U.S. women were charged this week with conspiring to build bombs in support of terrorist groups, a U.S. senator wants two publications that include bomb-making instructions deleted from the Internet.

    Written by Grant Gross04 April 15 04:20
  • DOJ right not to prosecute Assange, say press freedom advocates

    The U.S. Department of Justice has made the right decision to not prosecute WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange for publishing leaks from former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, if a recent report in the Washington Post is correct, press freedom advocates said.

    Written by Grant Gross27 Nov. 13 17:31
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