FCC’s GOP chairman blocks Internet privacy rule | TheHill

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will block a privacy rule passed under the last administration from going into effect. The rule, part of a larger set of privacy regulations passed in October, subjects internet service providers to strict requirements when storing consumer data. Source: FCC's GOP chairman blocks Internet privacy rule | TheHill

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Bitcoin sets all-time high price at $1,171 and climbing

The price of bitcoin surged to over $1,171 on Thursday, a surge that puts it above the previous all-time high of $1,165.89 set Nov. 30, 2013. The digital currency’s price has been above $1,000 for nearly two months — its longest ever streak north of that milestone — and Thursday’s surge means the price has risen 175 percent

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Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs

Samsung has confirmed that its "smart TV" sets are listening to customers' every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets.The company revealed that the voice activation feature on its smart TVs will capture all nearby conversations. The TV sets can share the information, including sensitive data, with

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New DHS Russian hacking report was designed for RSA crowds – Cyberscoop

The Homeland Security Department quietly released a second technical report on Friday about Russian hacking, adding significant detail to a Dec. 29 document that private-sector security experts had criticized for lacking actionable information. “We know this new one is a significant improvement over the last one,” said John Felker, Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, of

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