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Journalist Files FOIA Request for Obama’s Game of Thrones Screeners

The US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was designed to facilitate transparency in matters of government, allowing members of the public to access to Federal agency records in order to hold the ruling classes accountable. An…

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US Congress Bill Plans to Make Effective Encryption Illegal

In the wake of the FBI’s feud with Apple over bypassing the encryption of San Bernardino shooting suspect Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone, the US Congress is proposing a new bill that aims to outlaw effective encryption,…

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Apple’s Tim Cook Warns Obama That Sacrificing Privacy Will Have “dire consequences”

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has criticised US President Barrack Obama’s executive order for enhanced cybersecurity, saying the move will have “dire consequences”. Cook was speaking at a cybersecurity summit organised by the White House, just…

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The Interview is Sony’s Most Downloaded Movie – Making $15m

The Interview is doing alright online, raking back a third of its crazy $44 million budget. It’s also Sony’s most downloaded movie ever. “Considering the incredibly challenging circumstances, we are extremely grateful to the people all…

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iTunes to Offer The Interview Too

Just a few days after it was reported that Apple declined streaming ‘The Interview’, Apple has just confirmed that it will indeed be offering the movie. According to Re/code, an Apple representative informed them that the…

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Obama Says the Sony Hack Wasn’t An “Act of War”

President Obama is once again talking about the hack on Sony Pictures, where he has said that the cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant was not an “act of war” but it was a serious case…

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Obama Criticises Sony For Pulling ‘The Interview’

During his end-of-year address, US President Barack Obama spoke about Sony’s decision to pull The Interview from cinemas following threats from hacker group Guardians of Peace. Obama considers the move “a mistake”. “We cannot have a…

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Intel, IBM, and Qualcomm Oppose Title II Net Neutrality

An alliance of 60 tech companies, including the likes of Intel, IBM, and Qualcomm, have signed a letter addressed to US Congress and the FCC opposing Title II reclassification of broadband services. It was President Barack…

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The White House Promises $263 Million For Police Body Cameras

President Obama has pledged a cool $263 million, which would be put toward providing law enforcement agencies with body cameras for their officers. This is of course a roll-on action of the events in Ferguson, with…