In March 2011, two weeks before the Western intervention in Libya, a secret message was delivered to the National Security Agency. An intelligence unit within the U.S. military’s Africa Command needed help to hack into Libya’s cellphone networks and monitor text messages. For the NSA, the task was easy. The agency had already obtained technical information about the cellphone carriers’ internal systems by spying on documents sent among company employees, and these details would provide the perfect blueprint to help the military break into the networks.
Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. have agreed on the broad outlines of a merger valuing T-Mobile at around $32 billion, as recent regulatory.
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, despite objections from leading Silicon Valley companies and privacy advocates who said last-minute changes could still enable widespread collection of Internet users' data.
Deal would make combined company the second-largest pay TV operator behind Comcast-Time Warner Cable, but would mean fewer options for consumers.
Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans' phone records to help the N
"The television is just another appliance -- it's a toaster with pictures." That statement was made by Mark Fowler, Ronald Reagan's FCC Chairman who spearheaded a deregulatory trend that has continued for over three decades.
The state of our post office services, and where it could all be heading for the future of mail transport.
Bill O'Reilly said that the phone hacking scandal is being exploited by "vicious" opponents of News Corp with an ideological agenda.
Andrew Breitbart's freakout over the White House's new rapid-response media team headed by Jesse Lee.