US agrees to another six years of warrentless snooping
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NSA trumps civil liberties

The US Senate passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil rights advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.

US jails VW executive over emissions
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Scapegoat found

A US District judge in Detroit has sentenced Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, to seven years in prison for his role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal of 2015.

US does not need court order for backdoors
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Our spies can do what they like

The increasingly autocratic oligarchic junta running the United States has decided it does not need any court order to insist that software companies give its spooks backdoor access to their products.

US is the world leader in the internet of vehicles
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IoV is a thing now

Forget the internet of things, the latest buzzword is the internet of vehicles and according to bean counters at Digitimes Research it is something that the US is the world leader.

US States must not create net neutrality laws
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FCC warns against filling the vacuum

Now that the Federal Communications Commission has ditched net neutrality rules, it has warned US states not to fill the vacuum and create laws of their own.

US government makes it harder to sue companies over poor IT security
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So much for cleaning out the swamp

Rather than sorting out the corrupt relationship between the US government and big corporations, it appears that the Senate wants to make it hard for consumers to sue financial companies who could not be bothered installing good IT security.

US will start spying on home grown terrorists
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Finally realised that those are the main threat

US spooks are finally turning their considerable tech spying power on to the white men with guns who do most of the terrorism in the country.

US government arrests “WannaCry” saviour
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Reward from a grateful nation

US authorities have decided that that the British guy who saved the world from the “wanna cry” malware is a criminal and arrested him.

US government wants control of EU data
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US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Foxconn confirms US investment
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New robot plants in US

Foxconn has announced an investment project, the Flying Eagle, in the US which will feature robotic plants and other projects.