CISPA: CISPA gets US citizenship test in House of Representatives

US House of Representative passed CISPA on Wednesday, allowing it to become law.The bill aims to increase the use of the National Security Letters (NSLs), the practice of requiring tech companies to turn over customers data to the government in order to obtain warrants for search warrants.The legislation is the latest attempt to increase transparency around government surveillance and is opposed...

Comcast has launched a new test to help identify whether a broadband user is a suspect in the death of a former employee

Comcast has released an automated test that can be used to help determine whether a person is at high risk of being a suspect for the death or disappearance of a Comcast employee.The new test was first introduced in October.It is designed to help detect a user who is known to have a history of using the internet, such as using a botnet to access or install malware.The Comcast test will work by...

The Truth About Us: You Can’t Read Me

Vice News is proud to present our latest installment of The Truth Is On Us, a series of articles by Vice journalists investigating the most pressing news, trends and political issues.This week, we examine the latest news concerning the Trump administration, including: -The U.S. military will begin deploying its first B-52 bomber to the Middle East - The House of Representatives has passed...