Daily Archives: April 29, 2017

Turkey Blocks the website Wikipedia

Turkey Blocks Wikipedia

Citing a “smear campaign”, Turkey has blocked the online encyclopedia. According to the Anadolu Agency, Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia. The reason given is that the site links the nation to terror activity. Some articles and comments showed Turkey “in coordination and aligned” with

House passes temporary funding measure to avoid shutdown.

Congress Avoids Shutdown…For Now

Crisis averted, for now. Congress has approved a short-term measure to keep the government funded for another week. This will allow lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The measure now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The

NSA ends email collection program.

NSA Ends Email Collection Program

A win for privacy advocates, NSA ditches controversial program. The NSA will cease collecting communications that merely mention someone considered to be a “foreign intelligence target.” The agency will now limit its collection to specific communications sent directly to or from a foreign target. “NSA will