Federal appeals court slams IRS in Tea Party case, demands documents

Federal appeals court slams IRS in Tea Party case, demands documents By Barnini Chakraborty | FoxNews.com In a blistering rebuke of the IRS, a Cincinnati-based federal appeals court has ordered the tax-collecting agency to quit stalling and produce the names of organizations it targeted based on their political leanings. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge […]

Financial Transparency Act

The Financial Transparency Act, H.R. 2477, would require the eight major U.S. financial regulatory agencies to adopt consistent data fields and formats for the information they already collect from industry under existing securities, commodities, and banking laws. Click here see me at talk with the Data Coalition about financial transparency.

Issa and Rodgers: What Washington can learn from SXSW

Issa and Rodgers: What Washington can learn from SXSW By Darrell Issa and Cathy McMorris Rodgers | DallasNews.com Self-driving cars, 3-D printing, the sharing economy and the Internet of Things. These are only a few of the market-disrupting tech trends that will be in the spotlight at the ongoing South by Southwest Interactive Festival. But […]

Issa rebukes Obama over encryption comments

Issa rebukes Obama over encryption comments By Katie Bo William | TheHill.com Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Sunday rebuked President Obama’s recent comments condemning an “absolutist” position on encryption, calling the remarks “tone deaf.” “It was tone deaf; he did not read the room in that portion of his answer,” Issa told USA Today… “…There’s […]

FBI investigating if Clinton aides shared passwords to access classified info

FBI investigating if Clinton aides shared passwords to access classified info By Catherine Herridge & Pamela K. Browne | FoxNews.com EXCLUSIVE: The FBI is investigating whether computer passwords were shared among Hillary Clinton’s close aides to determine how sensitive intelligence “jumped the gap” between the classified systems and Clinton’s unsecured personal server, according to an […]

Forcing Apple to Hack That iPhone Sets a Dangerous Precedent

Forcing Apple to Hack That iPhone Sets a Dangerous Precedent By Congressman Darrell Issa | Wired.com Are Apple and other tech companies somehow against America’s national security if they create uncrackable encryption software that government investigators or even the company’s own engineers can’t break into? That’s the question coming to a head in the controversy […]