The White House wants Congress to act this year to address the growing problem of patent trolls.
The American system of government requires compromise. And the tea party is making the GOP incapable of compromising.
But it's not entirely their fault -- the responsibilities of the oval office pre-empt being on the cutting edge of tech trends.
"Outside experts" means different things to the Obama Administration and privacy advocates.
A reversal on the tobacco provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement would not slow the industry's global march.
Obama wasn't telling the truth when he denied the NSA had abused its authority. Is it possible he didn't know?
Transparency doesn't just give the public more confidence in their government. It also helps the president keep his subordinates in line.
Obama's pick to head the Federal Communications Commission is a former telecom industry lobbyist. Maybe that's okay.
A majority of Americans oppose the NSA surveillance programs revealed last week. But the poll found a surprising partisan split
American democracy can't work effectively with the NSA spying programs shrouded in secrecy.
They didn't know it at the time, but members of Congress who supported the Bush Administration's surveillance legislation in 2007 and 2008 were voting to approve PRISM.
What has the government been doing? Is it legal? Does it mean some bureaucrat somewhere has heard all your phone calls? Read on to find out.
Daniel Ellsberg risked life in prison to release a classified indictment of the Vietnam War. He says Bradley Manning has followed in his footsteps.
The problem has grown so serious it has captured the attention of the Obama Administration.
The Obama administration is set to unveil a package of reforms aimed at reining in "patent trolls." But trolls are just a symptom of the patent system's problems.
Barack Obama's Thursday address on counter-terrorism strategy was surprisingly substantive. Here's a summary of all the policy proposals discussed in the speech.
In the last four years, the Obama administration has initiated a record-breaking number of leak prosecutions. Here are five ways to protect journalists and their sources from legal jeopardy.
The Obama administration has prosecuted twice as many leakers as all previous administrations combined. We explain what the government is doing, why it's happening, and why you should be concerned.
Obama was telling harsh truths that he could later claim were just jokes.
President Obama begins his second term confronting a familiar and frustrating incongruity: the gap between how much he has changed and how little about the country seems different.