Government use of IT
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Mon, June 17, 2013 - The British intelligence agency targeted email accounts, computers and phones used by foreign delegates, leaked documents allegedly show
Fri, June 14, 2013 - A presidential memo directs agencies to take new steps to share spectrum with commercial services
Fri, June 14, 2013 - Their call metadata could still be collected further upstream, from the telecommunication infrastructure operated by other US companies
Thu, June 13, 2013 - Privacy concerns are top of mind in light of revelations about NSA data collection
Wed, June 12, 2013 - Government officials stress collaborative, voluntary approach as first wave of deliverables under the White House's executive order on cybersecurity comes due..
Wed, June 12, 2013 - Commissioner wants answers by Friday
Wed, June 12, 2013 - A proposal to switch to open source was denied by the state's coalition
Tue, June 11, 2013 - PC giant unveils far-ranging government cloud offering that features both dedicated, private deployments as well as shared, multitenant systems with turnkey security and compliance features.
Tue, June 11, 2013 - Concerns about the NSA's Prism data collection system prompted the delay, some EU parliamentarians say
Sun, June 09, 2013 - The NSA contractor who gave the press documents related to government surveillance has fled to Hong Kong
Fri, June 07, 2013 - Reports of massive information collection from phone and Internet companies may violate the Constitution, critics say
Thu, June 06, 2013 - Major Internet companies let US agencies probe their servers, the Washington Post and the Guardian eported
Tue, June 04, 2013 - Trees probably aren't the first thing you think of when someone mentions New York City, but the city has a lot of them. Pruning and maintaining them is a public safety issue, and determining how to prioritize that maintenance is no easy feat. With the help of a nonprofit organization called DataKind, the city's Parks department is leveraging big data analytics for the job.
Mon, June 03, 2013 - Department of Health and Human Services unleashes new structured data sets as it encourages the developer community to build new health IT applications to improve patient care.