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DOJ debating charges against WikiLeaks members in revelations of diplomatic, CIA materials

Federal prosecutors are weighing whether to bring criminal charges against members of the WikiLeaks organization, taking a second look at a 2010 leak of diplomatic cables and military documents and investigating whether the group bears criminal re

Privacy messenger app Confide, used by some in White House, gets slapped with lawsuit that says it's not as secure as it claims

A new lawsuit claims that Confide, a privacy-focused messaging app reportedly used by several politicians including those in the Trump administration in February, may not be as secure as it has advertised.

The broadband split in Northern Virginia

[Commentary] By some accounts, about 70 percent of the world’s Internet traffic passes through Loudoun County, Virginia daily. But if you happen to live in more rural western Loudoun, good luck getting decent Internet service.

President Trump signs order taking aim at H-1B visa program

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would tighten rules that award visas to skilled foreign workers and directs the federal government to enforce rules that bar foreign contractors from bidding on federal projects.

DC appeals court poised to rule on whether police need warrants for cellphone tracking

Police and federal agents around the country have for years been quietly using cell site simulators in which a portable device intercepts signals from cellphones attempting to connect with cell towers and then captures their identifying numbers an

What you’re really agreeing to when you accept your smart TV’s privacy policy

Let's be honest here — most of us don’t read the privacy policies for smart televisions. And even if we try to, it’s often difficult to read them, particularly on a television screen.

Great local reporting stands between you and wrongdoing. And it needs saving.

[Commentary] In only 15 years, American newspaper companies slashed their workforces by more than half — from 412,000 employees in 2001 to 174,000 in 2015.

Restrictions on the news media are a bellwether for two disturbing trends

[Commentary] In the wake of a growing conflict between President Trump and the news media, many have expressed concern about what this spells for the future of democracy in America.

‘Nobody’s got to use the Internet’: Rep Sensenbrenner’s response to concerns about Web privacy

Rep James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-WI) told a town hall attendee who was concerned about the elimination of online privacy protections that using the Internet is a choice — a statement that has since drawn criticism on social media.

Google and Facebook oppose managing the Internet. Except when they’re doing it.

[Commentary] Google and Facebook are facing new competition to their online business models after President Trump signed a bill putting Internet service providers on a path to being able to monetize online users the same way these technology giant