Tag: foreign

Federal, Policy

Can new law stop foreign-bought election ads?

October 25, 2017

Via: FCW

In the wake of reports of Russian nationals purchasing campaign ads on popular social media sites, Congress is considering legislation that would require digital platforms to disclose information about political advertisements. However, at an Oct. 24 hearing of the IT […]

Federal, Policy

Lawmaker Irked About ‘Foreign’ Airport Security Dogs

May 22, 2017

Via: Government Executive

In a rare moment of bipartisan harmony, members of a House Homeland Security Committee found themselves in agreement Thursday on a key matter of national security: Dogs, they concurred, play a vital role in protecting the homeland. The subcommittee on […]


Court: U.S. resident can’t sue after foreign hack

March 16, 2017

Via: FCW

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told an Ethiopian-born U.S. citizen that he couldn’t pursue legal action against the Ethiopian government for a malware attack. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the ruling is “extremely […]