How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

There are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Anonymous Promises Regularly Scheduled Friday Attacks

By Quinn Norton, Wired.com Anonymous, a group not known for discipline, is giving itself a weekly deadline, a new attack every Friday. Following the Tuesday compromise of the website of tear gas maker Combined Systems, Inc., the Antisec wing of Anonymous struck a Federal Trade Commission webserver which hosts three FTC websites, business.ftc.gov, consumer.gov and […]

Privacy group wanting FTC to punish Google files lawsuit

By Cecilia Kang, The Washington Post Privacy advocates on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit aimed at forcing government officials to punish Google over alleged privacy violations. In the complaint, the Electronic Privacy and Information Center said Google’s plans to tie together data of users across services beginning March 1 violates a settlement agreement the company […]

Obama Signs Global Internet Treaty Worse Than SOPA

Months before the debate about Internet censorship raged as SOPA and PIPA dominated the concerns of web users, President Obama signed an international treaty that would allow companies in China or any other country in the world to demand ISPs remove web content in the US with no legal oversight whatsoever. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement […]