News tagged with barack obama

Discrimination potential seen in 'big data' use

A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment ...

Apr 26, 2014
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NSC backs disclosing software vulnerabilities

Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's ...

Apr 13, 2014
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White House to keep NSA, cyber oversight together

A group reviewing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs and cyber command operations sent President Barack Obama more than 40 recommendations on intelligence collection and government spying.

Dec 14, 2013
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Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of advisers he described as independent experts to scrutinize the NSA's surveillance ...

Sep 22, 2013
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Key N. Korean websites back online after shutdown

Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

Dec 23, 2014
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As dust clears, what's next for Sony?

The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess. Will Sony ...

Dec 22, 2014
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Sony tells AFP it still plans movie release

Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has "caved" by canceling the release of "The Interview," and said it still hoped to release the controversial film.

Dec 20, 2014
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