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FCC faces first lawsuits against proposed Net neutrality order

Broadband industry trade group USTelecom and Internet provider Alamo Broadband have filed the suits

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Ted Cruz, the presidential candidate who wants to increase the H-1B cap by 500%

Cruz, who has said restrictions on the visa are unnecessary, argued for increasing the base H-1B cap to 325,000

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The H-1B visa debate: Pain and the politics

This week's hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the H-1B visa program offered a compendium of thought, insight and friction. Here's a look at the debate from both sides.

U.S. government wants HTTPS on its publicly accessible sites within two years

New sites set up by government agencies will be required to implement HTTPS

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H-1B battle to take center stage in Senate today

I-Squared bill would increase the cap on H-1B visas to 195,000 and eliminate it on people who earn advanced STEM degrees in U.S.

What, me worry? Despite Snowden leaks, Americans' use of the 'Net largely unchanged

Even in light of broad government snooping, many people aren't aware of privacy tools like Tor or encryption

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IBM teams with BlackBerry and Samsung to offer governments a secure Android tablet

The SecuTablet is a modified Galaxy Tab S 10.5 bundled with security management software and a hardware encryption module

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FCC girds for legal attacks on Net neutrality order

Uncertainty arises over case-by-case decisions and new interconnect oversight

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Behind the White House’s claim of 545,000 unfilled IT jobs

Claim of more than half-million available IT jobs was based on data from one source and doesn't account for normal churn

Obama administration's encryption concerns meant to start a debate

The U.S. government still supports using encryption but has questions about law enforcement access to data

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Email security hits the gold standard -- but not via Google or Yahoo

German e-government service gets OpenPGP-based plug-ins, but their impact is unlikely to be widespread

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Hillary Clinton's email problem is everyone's problem

The mixing of work and personal lives, legitimate needs for secrecy, and 24/7 availability combine to create a challenge every company faces

FCC releases 400-page Net neutrality order

The document includes a lengthy legal defense of the new regulations

Code name found in Equation malware suggests link to NSA

The name matches an NSA project listed in a secret document leaked by Edward Snowden

Tech groups renew push for cloud, email privacy protections

Backers of electronic privacy reform want Congress to give greater protections from police searches to documents stored in the cloud

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The U.S.-China game of cyber chicken could derail Silicon Valley

If China and America don’t end their crazy spying-tinged trade war, billions of dollars in technology sales will evaporate

Wikimedia sues NSA to stop it from spying on its users

People might refrain from sharing unpopular information on Wikipedia dues to mass surveillance, Wikimedia said

Republican lawmakers question FCC budget after Net neutrality vote

The FCC could save on future litigation costs if it hadn't passed Net neutrality rules, one lawmaker says

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