Mar 232017
 

Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s new commerce secretary, presided over a deal with a Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin while serving in his previous role as vice-chairman of the Bank of Cyprus.

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Jan 302017
 

Nearly every modern president has, at one time or another, reached the point at which at least 50 percent of the country disapproved of his job performance as president. For Donald Trump, though, that moment has come earlier than most — much earlier.

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Jan 052017
 

Democrats cited report saying Tom Price traded more than $300,000 in shares in healthcare companies while pushing legislation that could influence stock prices 14.18 EST Last modified on Thursday 5 January 2017 14.

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US election agency breached by suspected Russian hacker

 Posted by on December 16, 2016 at 00:30  cyber security, election 2016, elections, fair elections, government, Hacking, News, Politics, Reblog, russia, voting  Comments Off on US election agency breached by suspected Russian hacker
Dec 162016
 

The US agency responsible for certifying the security of voting machines has reportedly fell victim to a hacker believed to be Russian.

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Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

 Posted by on December 7, 2016 at 12:13  airlines, government, government spying, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane
Dec 072016
 

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks.

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The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet

 Posted by on December 2, 2016 at 12:27  donald trump, freedom, freedom of speech, government, Internet, News, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on The Law that Could Allow Trump to Shut Down the U.S. Internet
Dec 022016
 

In a pair of recent essays, Timothy Edgar, the academic director of law and policy at Brown University‘s Executive Master in Cybersecurity program, has outlined the legal basis for how a President Donald Trump could potentially shut down the U.S. internet in response to a national security crisis.

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Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide

 Posted by on December 1, 2016 at 20:22  corruption, donald trump, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, usa  Comments Off on Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide
Dec 012016
 


If family members stay involved with the Trump Organization, the Trump administration would need to enforce “a clear firewall … so that these family members have no involvement with policy decisions at the White House”, the letter argued.

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