In the high-stakes fight over federal legislation to legalize Internet poker, businesses looking to cash in on online gambling may need a fifth ace to move the bill through this Congress. But Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) could be the answer to their prayers.
As members of the House and Senate intelligence committees stand behind the embattled spies at the National Security Agency, the politicians are being supported by top intelligence service contractors who have donated some $3.7 million.
In a rare collaboration within the technology industry, eight major tech companies and their general counsel are trying to convince the U.S. government to restrict the amount of spying it does online.
Local police departments have taken a page from the NSA's book, sifting through cellphone data. Lawmakers are mulling legislation to protect consumer privacy.
Workers can now submit a whistleblower complaint online, instead of making a phone call or filing a written statement.
Former Deputy Attorney General David Ogden took his case for False Claims Act reform to Capitol Hill, telling congressional aides that the statute isn't effective at preventing fraud.
Gary Guzy's departure comes only a week after the White House Council on Environmental Quality chair said she's leaving, too.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed patent reform legislation that would bring sweeping changes the intellectual property landscape and curb litigation abuse by so-called patent trolls.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has begun its registry of Americans with foreign bank accounts—but an agency watchdog says the list isn't secure.
Facing a growing chorus of concerns about proxy advisory services, the industry's major players defended the advice they give institutional investors on shareholder voting, telling the Securities and Exchange Commission that their consulting is critical and ethical.
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