(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on Tuesday before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday. Show More Summary
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to maintain Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s power to waive the required deportation of immigrants guilty of Read more...
On Monday, two Department of Homeland Security unions comprising of 20,000 individuals from the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council (NICEC) and the National Citizenship and Immigration Services Council (NCISC) publicly released a statement indicating their opposition to the Senate immigration bill. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - OSI Systems Inc said the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued it a "proposed debarment notice" related to privacy concerns over its full-body passenger scanners used in airports, limiting the company's ability to sign new federal...
We reported last month on the federal seizure of the 46-foot sailboat Janice Ann. Now an update: in a letter to petitioner Jeffrey Southworth, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection division of the Department of Homeland Security has offered to return the boat in exchange for a hold-harmless agreement sparing Customs from any demand for [...]Show More Summary
As the Department of Homeland Security targets online Bitcoin exchanges, alternatives are beginning to emerge
Car and Driver scribe (and TTAC alum) Justin Berkowitz has penned an amazing feature about the U.S. Government’s campaign against grey market Land Rover Defenders. According to Berkowitz, Defender enthusiasts have been trying to skirt the government’s 25 year exemption for imported cars by fudging the ages of Defenders from Europe and elsewhere. VIN plates are [...]
Mark Hollis, the athletic director at Michigan State University, has confirmed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security raised some concerns about Spartan Stadium and its vulnerability, and that MSU has addressed those concerns in the renovation plans for the facility. Show More Summary
With all Dwolla payments to and from Mt. Gox frozen by Homeland Security, what's next for Bitcoin?
The system was supposed to act as a sort of digital Department of Homeland Security.
Post by Jeanne Sager Finally some good news in the ongoing war against child pornography. Photos of a child porn producer known only as John Doe were released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations department earlier this month in a plea for the public to help nab a man abusing a little girl. Show More Summary
That nationwide manhunt for a "John Doe" suspected child pornographer, featured here on Boing Boing earlier this week? It's over. About 24 hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) asked the public for help identifying a man who appeared in a series of videos documenting the sexual abuse of a [...]
Well it looks like the Department of Homeland Security is investigating Mt. Gox and the primary complaint is operating an unlicensed money transmittal business. Things do not look good for Mt. Gox. Its US accounts are being seized. This …
Bitcoin exchange service Mt. Gox is experiencing some issues with U.S. authorities. The Department of Homeland Security issued a seizure warrant to Dwolla for the money in Mt. Gox’s Dwolla account. Mt. Gox users can’t use Dwolla as a funding option anymore even though it was one of the most popular options. Show More Summary
On today’s SiliconANGLE Live NewsDesk Show, (see embed feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand), we discuss how The Department of Homeland Security is investigating Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange. The Feds are investigating into whether Mt. Gox … Continue reading ?
Mobile payment startup Dwolla found itself involved a national story involving a cryptocurrency, the national economy, and any number of threats to U.S. security. When the Department of Homeland Security issued a "seizure warrant" for the funds associated with Bitcoin exchange Mt. Show More Summary
``In the warrant, a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), states that there's probable cause to believe Mt. Gox is engaging in "money transmitting" without a license, a crime punishable by a fine or up to five years in prison. Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook will testify in front of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation next week, Politico is reporting. The subcommittee is attached to the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. The hearing, titled "Offshore Profit Shifting and the U.S. Show More Summary
Bitcoin traders were rattled yesterday on news that Homeland Security had shut down a popular form of trading the cyber-currency. Today, the price recovered as news emerged that the feds are targeting an exchange more than Bitcoin itself.
The Department of Homeland Security has moved to shut down Mt. Gox's ability to transfer funds to customers via payment processor Dwolla. The issue is straightforward: Mt. Gox's Wells Fargo account isn't registered as a money transfer service despite having acted in that capacity for 18 months.