Category Archives: government

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon, and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls

Tony Romm of the Washington Post – The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that could make it easier for AT&T, Verizon, and other telecom giants to block suspected spam calls on behalf of their subscribers, a move … Continue reading

Posted in Cell phones, government

Reactions: New TSA Screening Equipment “Sees” Too Much

from Alex Temblador of Travel Pulse – Note: Several people have asked about the body scanners: Who makes them? Where are they installed? Will bars be using them to test their customers for guns, etc.? Just proves that the maturity … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, government, Technology, Travel

Public Sans is the new typeface of the United States

from Mark Wilson of Fast Company – Okay, now it’s official. Absolutely everyone has their own typeface. That includes Apple… Google… Airbnb… Coca-Cola. And most recently? The U.S. government. Okay, so what does that mean? Continue reading…

Posted in government

New TSA screening equipment “sees” too much

from Alex Temblador in Travel Pulse – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was testing a new body scanner system to screen passengers at U.S. airports, but it seems the system was too revealing. The images that the equipment created were … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional crisis, Controversial, government, Privacy

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House