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February 1, 2016, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

Ukraine’s electric power grid is once again under cyberattack, just one month after a similar incident successfully brought down portions of the system and left millions in the dark. Worse, […]

Russia suspected in first-ever cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid

January 8, 2016, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

In the last months of 2015, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea’s annexation and continuing strife in Ukraine’s east appeared larg ...

Global internet freedoms decline fifth year in a row

October 28, 2015, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

When it comes to protecting freedom of expression online, the news is not good. For the fifth straight year in a row, the World Wide Web became less f ...

Russians get glimpse of internet ‘troll factory’

July 5, 2015, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

A secretive Russian agency designed to flood the Internet with pro-Kremlin and anti-U.S. comments and posts has been brought into the public eye as a ...

  • EU data retention ruling may roil US-European relations
    April 11, 2014, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

    A major European court ruling regarding electronic privacy this week has the potential to shake up trans-Atlantic commerce and maybe impact the privacy debates in the United States over government […]

  • Facebook power grab?
    November 26, 2012, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

    Should Facebook Be Able To “Dislike” Privacy Changes?  There’s an old truism in public relations: if you have bad news to announce, look for a good time when people are […]