Cecilia Kang reports that the FAA has released a list recommendations related to recreational use of drones. Under the proposal, most drone owners would have to register the machines with the federal government, which would place the information in a national database, the first such requirements. […] In addition to [Read More…]
Devin Coldewey reports: Carnegie Mellon University issued a statement Wednesday describing as “inaccurate” reports that it received a $1 million payment from the FBI to hack Internet anonymity service Tor. The accusation arose from the Tor Project itself; Tor obfuscates its users’ Internet traffic by passing it along a network of carefully [Read More…]
Here’s another perspective on last week’s statement by the FCC that they wouldn’t force giants like Google and Amazon to honor Do Not Track (DNT) requests in browsers. Jeremy Gillula writes: Everybody knows we here at EFF are big fans of Do Not Track (an HTTP header users can have their web browsers [Read More…]
Judge Leon has DENIED Government Defendants’ Emergency Motion for a Stay of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Pending Appeal and for an Immediate Administrative Stay in Klayman v. Obama. The government has now filed a notice of appeal. Update: A temporary stay has been granted by the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.