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Young Climate Activists Sue Obama Over Climate Change Inaction 220 comments
Swedish Court Says ISPs Can't Be Forced To Block Pirate Bay 20 comments
Swedish Court: ISPs Can't Be Forced To Ban the Pirate Bay 52 comments
Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine 95 comments
Insurer Refuses To Cover Cox In Massive Piracy Lawsuit 100 comments
Judge Wipes Out Safe Harbor Provision In DMCA, Makes Cox Accomplice of Piracy 222 comments
Disney IT Workers Prepare To Sue Over Foreign Replacements 262 comments
"Clock Boy" Ahmed Mohamed Seeking $15 Million In Damages 815 comments
Sued Freelancer Allegedly Turns Over Contractee Source Code In Settlement 130 comments
Judge: Stingrays Are 'Simply Too Powerful' Without Adequate Oversight 111 comments
New Anti-Piracy Law In Australia Already Being Abused 73 comments
Taxi Owners Sue NYC Over Uber, While Court Overrules Class-Action Appeal 210 comments
Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court 147 comments
Terrorism Case Challenges FISA Spying 108 comments
DoJ Going After Makers of Dietary Supplement 161 comments
ISP To Court: BitTorrent Usage Doesn't Equal Piracy 175 comments
Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation 190 comments
Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users 108 comments
US Judge Rules Against NSA In Phone Spying Case 93 comments
AMD Sued Over Allegedly Misleading Bulldozer Core Count 311 comments
Harvard Project Aims To Put Every Court Decision Online, For Free 66 comments
Crime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting Worse 245 comments
Amazon Prime Now Delivery Drivers Sue Over Classification As Contractors 165 comments
Judge: Defendant 'Had a Right' To Shoot Down Drone 620 comments
Judge: School's Facebook Post is a Campaign Contribution 86 comments
Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over iOS Wi-Fi Assist 212 comments
Judge Tosses Wikimedia's Anti-NSA Lawsuit Because Wikipedia Isn't Big Enough 213 comments
Court Finds "Pinning" On the Internet To Be Fair Use 53 comments
EU Rules Bitcoin Is a Currency, Exchanges Are VAT-Exempt 75 comments
Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones 225 comments
The NYPD's X-Ray Vans 190 comments
Amazon Lawsuit Aims To Kill Fake Reviews 125 comments
Appeals Court To Test How the Law Looks at Shared Accounts and Unauthorized Access 37 comments
UK High Court: Uber Is Lawful 106 comments
Google Books Wins Again 120 comments
Source Code On Trial In DNA Matching Case 117 comments
SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law 41 comments
Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times 36 comments
Volvo Will Accept Liability For Self-Driving Car Crashes 203 comments
All Malibu Media Subpoenas In Eastern District NY Put On Hold 67 comments
A Broke Fan Owes $5,400 For Pokemon-Themed Party Posters 212 comments
American IT Workers Increasingly Alleging Discrimination 350 comments
East Texas Judge Throws Out 168 Patent Cases 153 comments
Google and Microsoft Agree To Stand Down In Patent Wars 43 comments
Legal Loophole Offers Volkswagen Criminal Immunity 323 comments
Citadel Botnet Operator Gets 4.5 Years In Prison 42 comments
FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data 86 comments
Court Rules Batmobile Is Entitled To Copyright Protection 138 comments
Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court 178 comments
"Happy Birthday To You" Now Public Domain 102 comments
Morgan Stanley Employee Pleads Guilty In Data Breach Case 43 comments
Michigan Sues HP Over Decade Long, $49 Million Incomplete Project 203 comments
AT&T Says Malware Secretly Unlocked Hundreds of Thousands of Phones 123 comments
Appeals Court Bans Features From Older Samsung Phones 69 comments
Twitter Sued For Scanning Direct Messages 80 comments
Federal Court Invalidates 11-Year-old FBI Gag Order On NSL Recipient 81 comments
YouTube 'Dancing Baby' Copyright Ruling Sets Pre-Trial Fair Use Guideline 127 comments
Google Found Guilty of "Abusing Dominant Market Position" In Russia 126 comments
Mt. Gox CEO Charged With Stealing $2.7 Million 99 comments
EU Court: Commuting to Customer Sites Counts as Work 241 comments
Ex-Ashley Madison CTO Threatens Libel Suit Against Journalist 142 comments
Ellen Pao Drops Appeal of Gender Discrimination Suit 234 comments
California Overturns Uber's Appeal: Its Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors 367 comments
Four Year Sentence For Running Piracy Streaming Site 235 comments
Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time 306 comments
US Government's Pirate Movie Bootlegger Gets 24 Months Probation 83 comments
TPP Scuttles Attempts To Fix Orphan Works 128 comments
$415 Million Settlement Approved In Tech Worker Anti-Poaching Case 117 comments
More Popcorn Time Users Sued 147 comments
A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit 14 comments
Harshest Penalty for Alleged Rapist Was For Using a Computer To Arrange Contact With Teen 265 comments
Federal Court Overturns Ruling That NSA Metadata Collection Was Illegal 151 comments
French Woman Gets €800/month For Electromagnetic-Field 'Disability' 456 comments
Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes 288 comments
Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness 588 comments
Judge Rules That Inglewood, California Cannot Copyright Public Videos 67 comments
Extortionists Begin Targeting AshleyMadison Users, Demand Bitcoin 286 comments
Do You Have a Right To Use Electrical Weapons? 698 comments
Germany Says Taking Photos Of Food Infringes The Chef's Copyright 280 comments
Now Google Must Censor Search Results About "Right To Be Forgotten" Removals 179 comments
Movie Studio Sues Individual Popcorn Time Users For Infringement 144 comments
Lawsuit Over Two-Word Tweet Moves Forward 220 comments
CNN and CBC Sued For Pirating YouTube Video 222 comments
Australian Courts Make Life Hard For Dallas Buyers Club Copyright Owner 25 comments
Oracle: Google Has "Destroyed" the Market For Java 457 comments
Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange 226 comments
The History of the Patent Troll 40 comments
USC Vs. UC San Diego In Fight Over Alzheimer's Research 120 comments
Parts of SOPA Hiding Inside a Boring Case About Invisible Braces 174 comments
Idaho Law Against Recording Abuses On Factory Farms Ruled Unconstitutional 363 comments
ISPs Claim Title II Regulations Don't Apply To the Internet Because "Computers" 124 comments
"Happy Birthday" Public Domain After All? 183 comments
Ex-TEPCO Officials To Be Indicted Over Fukushima 76 comments
Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers 111 comments
Interviews: Kim Dotcom Answers Your Questions 90 comments
Newegg Beats Patent Troll Over SSL and RC4 Encryption 93 comments
Apple and Nike Settle FuelBand Lawsuit 14 comments
Georgia Lawmakers Sue Carl Malamud For Publishing Georgia Law 292 comments
Uber Faces $410 Million Canadian Class Action Suit 247 comments
New York Judge Rules Against Facebook In Search Warrant Case 157 comments
FTC Accuses LifeLock of False Advertising Again 54 comments
Woman Recruited By Google Four Times and Rejected Now Joins Age Discrimination Suit 634 comments
Europe's Top Court To Decide If Uber Is Tech Firm Or Taxi Company 193 comments
Class Action Filed Against Sling Media 112 comments
Bitcoin Exempt From VAT Says European Court of Justice 72 comments
UK Government Proposes 10-Year Copyright Infringement Jail Term 274 comments
Data Store and Spying Laws Found Illegal By EU Court 64 comments
Italian Court Throws Out TripAdvisor Fine Over Bad Reviews 37 comments
"Happy Birthday" Hits Sour Notes When It Comes To Song's Free Use 178 comments
Taking the Lawyers Out of the Loop 116 comments
Uber Class-Action Case May Hinge On What the Drivers Want 88 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Should Devs Deal With Trademark Trolls? 99 comments
Vancouver Area Teen Sentenced To 16 Months For Swatting 331 comments
Pirate Bay Founders Acquitted In Belgium 28 comments
Judge Calls Malibu Media "Troll", Denies Subpoena 91 comments
Judge Tosses Jury's $533M Patent Verdict Against Apple, Orders New Trial 55 comments
Finnish Teen Convicted of 50,000 'Hacks,' Receives Suspended Sentence 108 comments
Time Warner Cable Owes $229,500 To Woman It Would Not Stop Calling 215 comments
Judge Dismisses Second Conviction of Ex-Goldman Sachs Coder 46 comments
Samsung Faces Lawsuit In China Over Smartphone Bloatware 84 comments
Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases 24 comments
Apple Loses Ebook Price Fixing Appeal, Must Pay $450 Million 97 comments
8 Yelp Reviewers Hit With $1.2 Million Defamation Suits 210 comments
Lawsuit Filed Over Domain Name Registered 16 Years Before Plaintiff's Use 190 comments
SCOTUS Denies Google's Request To Appeal Oracle API Case 181 comments
Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage 1083 comments
Supreme Court Upholds Key Obamacare Subsidies 591 comments
Judge Orders Dutch Government To Finally Take Action On Climate Promises 242 comments
Australia Passes Site-Blocking Legislation 57 comments
Illinois Supreme Court: Comcast Must Identify Anonymous Internet Commenter 233 comments
UK's Legalization of CD Ripping Is Unlawful, Court Rules 301 comments
Shuttleworth Loses $20m Battle With S. African Reserve Bank Over Expatriated Funds 117 comments
First Net Neutrality Lawsuit Will Target Time Warner Cable 88 comments
Belgian Privacy Watchdog Sues Facebook 72 comments
Restaurateur Loses Copyright Suit To BMI 389 comments
Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report 22 comments
Face Recognition Tech Pushes Legal Boundaries 110 comments
Appeals Court Rejects ISP Stay of Neutrality Rules 53 comments
Feds Want To Unmask Internet Commenters Writing About the Silk Road Trial Judge 183 comments
HP Will Pay $100 Million To Settle Autonomy-Related Lawsuit 48 comments
Prenda Gets Hit Hard With Contempt Sanctions For Lying To Court 75 comments
Interviews: Ask Kim Dotcom a Question 205 comments
Supreme Court May Decide the Fate of APIs (But Also Klingonese and Dothraki) 210 comments
Facebook Sued In US Court For Blocking Page In India 100 comments
Blackberry Defeats Typo In Court, Typo To Discontinue Sales of Keyboard 67 comments
Supreme Court Overturns Conviction For Man Who Posted 'Threatening' Messages On Facebook 144 comments
Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison 363 comments
Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing 82 comments
US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle 223 comments
High Court Orders UK ISPs To Block EBook Sites 138 comments
Adblock Plus Victorious Again In Court 321 comments
Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Patent Troll 87 comments
Oculus Founder Hit With Lawsuit 122 comments
Australian ISP Offers Pro-bono Legal Advice To Accused Pirates 66 comments
Take Two Sues BBC Over Drama About GTA Development 81 comments
Swedish Court Orders Seizure of Pirate Bay Domains 55 comments
Court of Appeals Says Samsung's Legal Payments To Apple Should Be Reduced 66 comments
North Carolina Still Wants To Block Municipal Broadband 289 comments
Prenda's Old Copyright Trolls Are Suing People Again 124 comments
Baton Bob Receives $20,000 Settlement For Coerced Facebook Post 201 comments
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing 649 comments
Douglas Williams Pleads Guilty To Training Customers To Beat Polygraph 246 comments
Apple, A123 To Settle Lawsuit Over Poached Battery Engineers 84 comments
Judge: Warrantless Airport Seizure of Laptop 'Cannot Be Justified' 200 comments
Worker Fired For Disabling GPS App That Tracked Her 24 Hours a Day 776 comments
US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress 237 comments
Grooveshark Resurrected Out of US Jurisdiction 29 comments
MacKeeper May Have To Pay Millions In Class-Action Suit 41 comments
Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant 216 comments
Appeals Judge Calls Prenda an "Ingenious Crooked Extortionate Operation" 71 comments
Single Verizon IP Address Used For Hundreds of Windows 7 Activations 323 comments
In Second Trial, Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Convicted of Code Theft 84 comments
Judge Tosses United Airlines Lawsuit Over 'Hidden City' Tickets 126 comments
Grooveshark Shuts Down 226 comments
UK High Court Orders Block On Popcorn Time 96 comments
Texas Admonishes Judge For Posting Facebook Updates About Her Trials 95 comments
Supreme Court To Consider Data Aggregation Suit Against Spokeo 62 comments
Vizio, Destroyer of Patent Trolls 104 comments
Median Age At Google Is 29, Says Age Discrimination Lawsuit 349 comments
Gen. Petraeus To Be Sentenced To Two Years Probation and Fine 94 comments
German Court Rules Adblock Plus Is Legal 286 comments
Supreme Court Rules Extending Traffic Stop For Dog Sniff Unconstitutional 409 comments
Update: No Personhood for Chimps Yet 336 comments
Assange Talk Spurs UK Judges To Boycott Legal Conference 191 comments
DIA Polygraph Countermeasure Case Files Leaked 114 comments
FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches In Nearly All Trials Before 2000 173 comments
Microsoft's Role As Accuser In the Antitrust Suit Against Google 192 comments
LA Schools Seeking Refund Over Botched iPad Plan 325 comments
Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits 184 comments
After EFF Effort, Infamous "Podcasting Patent" Invalidated 58 comments
Japanese Court Orders Google To Remove Negative Reviews From Google Maps 106 comments
Florida Teen Charged With Felony Hacking For Changing Desktop Wallpaper 629 comments
The DEA Disinformation Campaign To Hide Surveillance Techniques 46 comments
Amazon Sues To Block Fake Reviews 126 comments
Patent Case Could Shift Power Balance In Tech Industry 83 comments
Verdict Reached In Boston Bombing Trial 250 comments
Australian ISPs Must Hand Over Pirates' Info 136 comments
Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service 191 comments
Judge Allows Divorce Papers To Be Served Via Facebook 95 comments
Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats 201 comments
USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter 71 comments
'Revenge Porn' Operator Gets 18 Years In Prison 230 comments
Court Refuses To Dismiss AT&T Throttling Case 105 comments
9th Circuit Rules Netflix Isn't Subject To Disability Law 278 comments
SCOTUS: GPS Trackers Are a Form of Search and Seizure 114 comments
FCC Chairman: Net Rules Will Withstand Court Challenge 84 comments
Ellen Pao Loses Silicon Valley Gender Bias Case Against Kleiner Perkins 365 comments
Google Loses Ruling In Safari Tracking Case 56 comments
Win Or Lose, Discrimination Suit Is Having an Effect On Silicon Valley 349 comments
Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Law Against Posting 'Offensive' Content Online 54 comments
First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive 318 comments
Defending Privacy Doesn't Pay: Canadian Court Lets Copyright Troll Off the Hook 52 comments
Target To Pay $10 Million In Proposed Settlement For 2013 Data Breach 54 comments
Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety 82 comments
Not Quite Dead: SCO Linux Suit Against IBM Stirs In Utah 170 comments
Lawsuit Over Quarter Horse's Clone May Redefine Animal Breeding 172 comments
Uber Sued Over Driver Data Breach, Adding To Legal Woes 32 comments
Fight Over Arduino Name Pits Originators Against Contract Manufacturer 33 comments
$7.4 Million Blurred Lines Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business 386 comments
Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important 38 comments
Lawsuit Claims Major Automakers Have Failed To Guard Against Hackers 107 comments
UK ISPs Quietly Block Sites That List Pirate Bay Proxies 113 comments
Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ 103 comments
Microsoft Asks US Court To Ban Kyocera's Android Phones 148 comments
Software Freedom Conservancy Funds GPL Suit Against VMWare 188 comments
Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials 340 comments
SpaceX's Challenge Against Blue Origins' Patent Fails To Take Off 61 comments
Has the Supreme Court Made Patent Reform Legislation Unnecessary? 99 comments
Snowden Reportedly In Talks To Return To US To Face Trial 671 comments
Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records 18 comments
Craig Brittain (Revenge Porn King) Sues For Use of Image 122 comments
Uber Discloses Database Breach, Targets GitHub With Subpoena 47 comments
Oracle Sues 5 Oregon Officials For 'Improper Influence' 83 comments
Patent Trolls On the Run But Not Vanquished Yet 56 comments
Jury Tells Apple To Pay $532.9 Million In Patent Suit 186 comments
Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware 114 comments
In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber 246 comments
Nvidia Faces Suit Over GTX970 Performance Claims 161 comments
Antitrust Case Against Google Thrown Out of SF Court 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can Technology Improve the Judicial System? 183 comments
Crystal Pattern Matching Recovers Obliterated Serial Numbers From Metal 133 comments
Federal Court: Theft of Medical Records Not an 'Imminent Danger' To Victim 149 comments
A123 Sues Apple For Poaching Employees 196 comments
Patent Troll Wins $15.7M From Samsung By Claiming To Own Bluetooth 126 comments
Russian Man Extradited To US For Heartland, Dow Jones Cyberattacks 88 comments
Wheel of Time TV Pilot Producers Sue Robert Jordan's Widow For Defamation 148 comments
Company Promises Positive Yelp Reviews For a Price; Yelp Sues 77 comments
Kim Dotcom's Lawyer Plays Down Megaupload Worker's Guilty Plea 102 comments
Online UK Courts Modelled On EBay To Settle Legal Disputes 40 comments
Notorious 8chan Board Has History Wiped After Federal Judge's Doxing 240 comments
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