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Justice Dept. says replacing U.S. workers may bring lawsuit

Employers who use H-1B workers could face legal peril from Attorney General Jeff Sessions

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Want privacy? Congress says you'll have to pay for it

What to expect after the repeal of FCC broadband privacy rules: Hackers, VPNs, and a privacy tax, for starters

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Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois have sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage."

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H-1B reform promises hang by a thread

The deadline for visa applications looms, but the Trump Administration has done nothing to fulfill campaign promises to end the ‘cheap labor program’

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US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

Representatives plan legislation to limit searches of facial recognition databases by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies

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Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data

Volunteers rush to archive data before it disappears from government websites

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Cobol plays major role in U.S. government breaches

For the best security protection, government systems must be modernized

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Trump budget would fund border wall, but slash science and research

U.S. funding for supercomputers could also be at risk as Trump's federal budget outline represents a major shift in U.S. priorities

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All hope of broadband privacy bites the dust

The FCC and Congress are working hard to ensure nothing stands in the way of ISPs profiting off your personal data

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Senators push FCC to keep its net neutrality rules

Critics tell the Republican-led agency to put 'consumers first'

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It’s time to tax the robots

That proposal, from Bill Gates, could do much to ease the social strains caused by automation

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting

Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, released Monday, ensures that H-1B visa workers from banned countries won't have problems -- as long as they stay in the U.S.

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U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

The six-month suspension of premium processing was described as 'unprecedented' by one immigration attorney

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H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

With co-sponsors of Rep. Bill Pascrell’s H-1B bill representing a broad political range, this bill could actually pass

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FCC halts data security regulations for broadband providers

The rules required providers to take 'reasonable' measures to secure consumer data

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New FCC chairman: Net neutrality rules were a 'mistake'

Pai promises a return to 'light-touch' regulations for the internet

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FCC rolls back net neutrality ISP transparency rules

Small ISPs will no longer be required to inform customers of their network management practices

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Renewed effort begins to save California university’s IT jobs

New legislation would bar offshore outsourcing at state universities

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Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

U.S. companies favor issuing more visas to foreign workers, but President Trump has vowed to put American workers first. Can a compromise be found in Congress?

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Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

The top 10 H-1B list explains why Trump wants to change the visa lottery

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