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Facebook guru targets GOP on immigration reform

Facebook guru targets GOP on immigration reform

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration…

New data on how NSA sought data on Americans

New data on how NSA sought data on Americans

Major technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government for secret national security investigations, resulting in the collection…

Young victims of online abuse reach out to parents for help

Young victims of online abuse reach out to parents for help

Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who…

Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Is it time to dump the Internet and move on?

Robert Samuelson, economic columnist for The Washington Post, says it’s time to admit the Internet was a colossal mistake, shut the damn thing down, and move on. He might be…

Big brother monitors just about everything we do

Big brother monitors just about everything we do

With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting…

Family, friends search frantically for word of close ones at marathon

Far-flung family members, co-workers and friends frantically used social media, cellphones and even a “people finder” website Monday to try to learn the fate of participants and spectators at the…

Today’s debate: So much anger over so many little things

Today’s debate: So much anger over so many little things

A heated discussion showed up on Facebook this week, started to those upset over the cancelling of White House tours. The Obama administration blamed sequestration for the halting of tours. …

Using technology to catch sexual predators

Using technology to catch sexual predators

On March 9 of this year, a piece of Facebook software spotted something suspicious. A man in his early thirties was chatting about sex with a 13-year-old South Florida girl…

Secret Service clamps down on leaks, information about scandal

Secret Service clamps down on leaks, information about scandal

The Secret Service is cracking down on leaks and going underground in the wake of a prostitution scandal that has sent earthquake-sized ripples through the agency and tarnished the reputation…

Obama criticizing Marine tests limits of free speech

Obama criticizing Marine tests limits of free speech

A Marine facing dismissal for running a Facebook page criticizing the Obama administration is now backed by a team of lawyers and federal congressmen as he fights to stay in…

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