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Court: Feds can't hide outside emails from FOIA

Emails that contain government records don't gain immunity from FOIA just because they reside on an non-governmental system, an appeals court decided July 5.

Jupiter. Image via NASA.

NASA nails wry Juno outreach

Adding a sardonic dash to its trademark social media openness, NASA celebrated the initial success of its mission to Jupiter.

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Army seeks to use cyber at tactical level

Feedback from a series of exercises will inform how the Army fights on a future digital battlefield and could have a ripple effect on U.S. Cyber Command.

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GSA warns agencies that telecom transition is coming fast

The director of the $50 billion EIS contract reminded agencies that they have only four months to complete plans to transition their telecom services.

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No charges in Clinton email case

In unusual public statement, FBI Director Comey slams Hillary Clinton's e-mail practices and lax security culture at State Department, while declining to recommend charges.

IRS CTO Terry Milholland

Milholland exits IRS

Without a restoration of the hiring authority that brought him in, the long-serving CTO departed the IRS at the end of June.

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GAO doesn't trust 2020 census financials

The federal watchdog warns in a new report that the Census Bureau's $12.5 billion price tag for 2020 was not calculated reliably.

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DDM nominee looks to transition, IT modernization

Andrew Mayock, the president's nominee for deputy director of OMB, said his priorities would be modernizing IT, cutting costs and ensuring a seamless transition to the next administration.

USCIS form

USCIS digital transformation needs work, says watchdog

An immigration agency watchdog says USCIS is making progress in digitizing forms, but still has a lot of work to do in its effort to make forms paperless.

Terry Halvorsen

DOD updates enterprise services framework

The latest version of the Defense Department-wide Enterprise Service Management Framework places more emphasis on managing IT risk.

Ron Wyden

Wyden: Rule 41 changes represent another compromise of security and liberty

Government proposals to weaken encryption and expand hacking authorities are cut from the same cloth of uninformed or ill-considered policymaking in response to security threats, according to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).

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DARPA network shields against space junk

DARPA hit a milestone for a data network aimed at avoiding collisions in Earth's orbit.

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