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Tue, April 08, 2014 - Modifications proposed by the Obama administration to the U.S. phone records collection program aren't enough, some say
Fri, April 04, 2014 - The data breaches like the one at Target and more recently a unit of credit bureau Experian are fueling consumer protection efforts that could have an impact on business.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - A joint report from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Communications Commission provides guidance on how the government intends to regulate clinical healthcare applications without stifling innovation.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - The European Parliament has adopted the strictest of three definitions of net neutrality
Mon, March 24, 2014 - Phone data will now be stored with telecommunications carriers rather than with the U.S. National Security Agency
Thu, March 20, 2014 - The country had planned legislation asking foreign Internet companies to store data of Brazilians locally
Tue, March 18, 2014 - The agency will host a meeting Thurday to look into ways to improve the process
Tue, March 18, 2014 - The proposal ends roaming charges and permits 'specialized services' by ISPs
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Amid simmering debate in Washington over immigration reform, scholars challenge the notion that the United States faces a widespread shortage of workers educated in science, technology engineering and math.
Wed, March 12, 2014 - The U.S. Congress needs to consider alternatives to a Senate-passed bill that would require online retailers to collect sales tax based on the location of their customers, the chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said Wednesday.
Wed, March 12, 2014 - European Parliament gives massive support to stronger data protection rules
Mon, March 10, 2014 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is taking incremental steps to make life easier for healthcare providers struggling to meet the criteria for the meaningful use of electronic health record technology. It's welcome relief for overburdened organizations -- but is it enough to meet their demands for improved interoperability?
Wed, March 05, 2014 - The U.S. Congress should mandate that banks, retailers and payment card processors adopt new security standards to protect against widespread data breaches, some lawmakers said Wednesday.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - A second federal bill that proposes "kill-switch" technology be made mandatory in smartphones as a means to reduce theft of the devices was introduced Monday.