Richard Burr

The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Senator Just Compared Our Political Climate to the 'This Is Fine' Meme

Senators—they're just like us!
River Donaghey
8.1.18
Internet Propaganda

Russian Facebook Trolls Got Two Groups of People to Protest Each Other In Texas

A US Senator revealed on Wednesday that Russian trolls organized a simultaneous protest and a counter-protest in Texas in 2016.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.1.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI considers inquiry into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, John Kasich writes in a vote for John McCain, study finds that black passengers face ride-sharing discrimination, and more.
VICE Staff
11.1.16
motherboard show

Senators Promise to 'Solicit Input' for Anti-Encryption Bill

But tech experts have already given their verdict: It stinks.
Janus Rose
4.14.16
motherboard show

Congress's New Encryption Bill Just Leaked, And It's As Bad As Experts Imagined

Congress once again ignores experts’ warnings with bill that force companies to create backdoors.
Janus Rose
4.8.16
Opinion

'Leaked' Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill Is a Threat to American Privacy

Every service, person, human rights worker, protester, reporter, company—the list goes on—will be easier to spy on.
Sean Vitka
4.8.16
Facebook

WhatsApp's Encryption Was Funded By Same Members of Congress Trying to Weaken It

Don't just thank WhatsApp for turning on encryption—thank Congress for funding it.
Janus Rose
4.5.16
News

CISA Sponsors Hope to Pass Controversial Anti-Hacking Bill 'In a Matter of Days'

The Senate is finally going to vote on a privacy killing cybersecurity bill.
Jason Koebler
10.20.15