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Government Releasing Surveillance Doc Figures Annually
Sep 2, 2013 - in News
The Intelligence Community will release data each year regarding specific FISA orders and letters.
Facebook Outs First Global Government Requests Report
Aug 28, 2013 - in News
The United States made the most requests in the first half of 2013.
Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Console Hacking Website
Aug 8, 2013 - in News
Nintendo is going after a website selling tools to pirating DS-Series and Wii games.
FBI May Be Behind Tor Browser Focused Malware
Aug 6, 2013 - in News
Looks like the government is trying to see what Tor Browser users are doing.
Obama Administration Blocks ITC Ban On iPhone, iPad Models
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
The International Trade Commission's import ban on several models of Apple mobile devices has been blocked.
Verizon Asking Obama to Lift Incoming iPhone Ban
Jul 26, 2013 - in News
Verizon is asking President Obama to veto the iPhone and iPad ban.
Yahoo! Resisted PRISM, And Can Now Prove It
Jul 16, 2013 - in News
The Department of Justice must unseal court documents related to a 2008 case.
Google Wants its Money: Sues IRS Over $83.5M Tax Refund
Jun 29, 2013 - in News
Google wants its $83.5 million USD.
Pirate Bay Co-Founder Warg Found Guilty of Hacking
Jun 20, 2013 - in News
And the jail time just keeps piling up.
Texas Law Now Can't Snoop in Email Without Warrant
Jun 19, 2013 - in News
It's a step closer to protecting your electronic privacy... in Texas.
Judge: DoJ Has Plenty of Evidence Against Apple in Antitrust
May 24, 2013 - in News
Judge Denise Cote already peeked at the evidence stacking up against Apple in the DoJ's eBook conspiracy lawsuit.
Senate Accuses Apple of Not Paying Billions in Taxes
May 21, 2013 - in News
Here we go again.
Facebook Wants Free Speech Protection for 'Like' Feature
May 18, 2013 - in News
There's a battle in court over the Facebook "Like" feature and free speech.
Government's New Internet Privacy Officer is Twitter's Lawyer
May 8, 2013 - in News
Twitter's legal director is heading to the White House, but her role is currently unclear.
Microsoft Hit with Patent Lawsuit Over Skype Features
May 2, 2013 - in News
This "patent troll" is trying to protect the little guys.
Pirate Bay Sails to the Caribbean with New Domain
May 1, 2013 - in News
So that would make them the Pirates of the Caribbean, right?
Former Opera Employee Sued for Giving Mozilla Trade Secrets
Apr 29, 2013 - in News
A former Opera employee faces a $3.4 million lawsuit for allegedly giving Mozilla trade secrets.
Wash. Attorney General Exposes T-Mobile's Un-Carrier Claims
Apr 25, 2013 - in News
T-Mobile must fully disclose the restrictions of its restriction-free "un-carrier" plan.
Senate May Vote on Internet Sales Tax Next Week
Apr 19, 2013 - in News
The Senate's bill forcing online retailers to charge sales tax may be on the way to the House after next week.
Senators Urging IRS To Publicly Pledge Not To Snoop
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
Twelve Senators have asked the IRS to go public about its email snooping.
House Passes CISPA Bill Again with 288-127 Vote
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
House passes the CISPA bill... against. Now it's the Senate's turn.
Aereo May Force Networks to Go Subscription-Based
Apr 15, 2013 - in News
Aereo is seemingly doing more damage to the cable TV model than Hulu and Netflix combined.
IRS Doesn't Need a Warrant To Read Your Email?
Apr 12, 2013 - in News
Documents obtained from the IRS reveals that the tax agency thinks it can snoop through your emails, Facebook messages and more.
Russia Not Holding Downloaders Liable of Piracy
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
Russia will hold websites accountable for illegal content while file sharers will be pushed into an educational program.
NBC Sending Legal Threats to Subscribers of Non-CAS ISPs
Mar 26, 2013 - in News
NBC Universal is getting nasty with alleged pirates not under the Copyright Alert System.
Reuters Journalist Charged with Conspiring with Anonymous
Mar 15, 2013 - in News
You play you pay, especially when it comes to revenge.
Nintendo Guilty of Infringing on Inventor's 3D Tech Patent
Mar 14, 2013 - in News
A jury found Nintendo guilty of using 3D technology owned by Tomita Technologies.
Judge Forcing Apple CEO To Testify in eBook Conspiracy Case
Mar 14, 2013 - in News
Tim Cook must take the stand.
BitTorrent Proxies, VPNs Increased After 'Six Strikes' Launch
Mar 12, 2013 - in News
Downloaders are looking for ways to remain under the new system's radar.
FBI Spying On Google Users via National Security Letters
Mar 10, 2013 - in News
Google reveals that it has received National Security Letters from the FBI.