Lightsquared Says U.S. Is Investigating Mitigation Plans
Lightsquared today said that a government agency acknowledged that the recently leaked government report condemning Lightsquared's Long Term Evolution 4G network was incomplete and that the U.S government is still researching the issue. "Our analysis is still under way and we are examining the full range of scenarios," said Moira Vahey, a spokeswoman for the NTIA. "The conclusions to be drawn from the test data will vary depending on factors such as Lightsquared’s power levels and other technical variables." Lightsquared maintains that its mitigation plans will resolve the interference issues that the GPS industry sites as dangerous.
AT&T Key Partner in NSA Spying
AT&T is being called a "highly collaborative" partner of the NSA, and showed the government agency an "extreme willingness to help" spy on Americans, suggests a new report published by the New York Times. The Times based its report on documents supplied by Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who first revealed the government's mass-scale spying efforts two years ago.
Feds to Require Warrants for Cellphone Trackers
The Justice Department has issued new policy concerning the use of Stingrays to collect cellphone data and will require warrants moving forward. Stingrays, also called dirtboxes, mimic cell towers and can record the data of every cell phone they encounter.
Judge Asks Apple to Help Unlock iPhone, Apple Balks
A U.S. judge has ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the iPhone owned by the shooters in the terrorist attack that took place Dec.
ZTE Allowed to Export US Goods Through August
ZTE can continue to export U.S. goods for another two months thanks to an extension offered by the U.S.