The FBI wants to keep stealthy phone surveillance tools called Stingrays as secret as possible, for obvious reasons (to use them whenever they want with as little oversight as possible, growing tipsy on the intoxicating liquor of unfettered power). And now another reason for secrecy just came out: Using Stingrays can disrupt regular peoples' cell service. Read more...
Mark Millar is enjoying a prolonged moment in the sun these days, with a hit adaptation of Kingsman: The Secret Service and Marvel Studios announcing it'll be adapting his book Civil War for its third Captain America movie. Millar has...Show More Summary
According to the Washington Times, 3 more people have been on White House property when they weren’t supposed to be on Sunday and Monday; The Secret Service said Michael J. Fogg, 27, of Newport News, Virginia, was charged Monday with unlawful entry after he entered a pedestrian gate near East Executive Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue […]
JUST IN: 2 people arrested in 2 separate White House security breaches in less than 24 hours. http://t.co/lLPl6DBAOg pic.twitter.com/zYo5iFsXtz — Angie Goff (@OhMyGOFF) March 2, 2015
'Focus' debuts in the top spot at the box office with $19.1 million, followed by 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' in second place. [...]
Though it wasn't exactly a blockbuster, Will Smith's Focus easily took first place at the box office this weekend, earning a respectable $19.1 million in its debut, Box Office Mojo reports. Kingsman: The Secret Service and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water held steady at Nos. 2 and 3, earning... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Fifty Shades Of Grey Will Smith
HIGHLIGHTS: Fifty Shades Of Grey (UNI) leads international with $36M; Focus (WB) pulls $12.2M in soft rollout; The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (FOX) widely outperforms original in debuts; Kingsman: The Secret Service (FOX) jumps to No. Show More Summary
WHY DID WE GET A SECRET INTERNET REGULATION PLAN VIA AN UNELECTED FEDERAL AGENCY? 61% Oppose Federal Regulation of the Internet. “Americans really like the online service they currently have and strongly oppose so-called ‘net neutrality’ efforts that would allow the federal government to regulate the Internet. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds […]
There are way too many stories of Paypal unfairly and ridiculously cutting off services that rely on it as a payment mechanism, but here's yet another one. Mega, the cloud storage provider that is perhaps well-known for being Kim Dotcom's "comeback" act after the US government shut down Megaupload, has had its Paypal account cut off. Show More Summary
Hervé Falciani, the French-Italian whistleblower who leaked HSBC classified files to the French tax authorities triggering an international scandal, was given a cool gadget to communicate with his protectors: an ultra-thin phone that...Show More Summary
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Rep Joe Pitts (R-PA), chair of the House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee, is accusing the Obama administration of secretly preparing a fallback strategy if the Supreme Court strikes down a major part of the healthcare law later this year, even as officials publicly maintain that no plan exists, […]
The Federal Communications Commission voted to uphold Net Neutrality today, guaranteeing either that Internet Service Providers can’t charge content providers different rates to transmit their data, or possibly that Freedom is Dead Forever, again. Show More Summary
How Transcriptic, an on-demand life sciences lab, benefits from the startup factory's growing array of free services. "This is the heart of the business. This is our server rack." Read Full Story
The Secret Service has just announced that it'll conduct a series of drone tests in typically flight restricted areas in DC. Why? Well, the announcement was pretty vague, but it did come a month after an intelligence officer drunk-crashed a DJI Phant...
End-of-day news: Light snow tomorrow morning, Secret Service will fly drones over D.C., and more. [ more › ]
Action spy thriller, Kingsman: The Secret Service may very well have proven itself as having one of the more interesting box-office stories in a month overshadowed by Fifty Shades of Grey. The Bond-inspired bonanza of butchery has held...Show More Summary
Exercises will happen over coming weeks in Washington, DC, area.
Anyone who has seen Kingsman: The Secret Service will know just how exhilarating and plain-old entertaining it is. Matthew Vaughn eschewed the modern trend of taking a mature approach to the blockbuster, and instead glittered it with...Show More Summary
The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.