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Date / TimeStory
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:29PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @05:43PM New Jersey Removes Legal Impediment To Direct Tesla Sales
Thursday March 12, 2015 @12:00PM Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important
Thursday March 12, 2015 @11:59AM $7.4 Million Blurred Lines Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:40PM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @10:27PM Microsoft Asks US Court To Ban Kyocera's Android Phones
Thursday March 05, 2015 @03:12PM Software Freedom Conservancy Funds GPL Suit Against VMWare
Thursday March 05, 2015 @12:42PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Friday February 27, 2015 @01:36AM Patent Trolls On the Run But Not Vanquished Yet
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @11:40AM Jury Tells Apple To Pay $532.9 Million In Patent Suit
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @03:58PM Pakistanis Must Provide Fingerprints Or Give Up Cellphone
Saturday February 21, 2015 @03:45PM Antitrust Case Against Google Thrown Out of SF Court
Friday February 20, 2015 @11:42AM Federal Court: Theft of Medical Records Not an 'Imminent Danger' To Victim
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:26PM AT&T Patents System To "Fast-Lane" File-Sharing Traffic
Thursday February 19, 2015 @05:26PM Federal Court: Theft of Medical Records Not An 'Imminent Danger' To Victim
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:49PM Patent Troll Wins $15.7M From Samsung By Claiming To Own Bluetooth
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:11PM DMCA Exemption Campaign Would Let Fans Run Abandoned Games
Sunday February 08, 2015 @12:53PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @05:28PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @07:16PM Hundreds Apply For FAA Drone Licenses
Sunday February 01, 2015 @02:31PM The NFL Wants You To Think These Things Are Illegal
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:43PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:03PM Barrett Brown, Formerly of Anonymous, Sentenced To 63 Months
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:01PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @03:42PM Illinois Students Suspected of Cyberbullying Must Provide Social Media Passwords
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @02:14PM Federal Court OKs Dish Network's Internet Streaming TV Service
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:55PM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Thursday January 15, 2015 @12:01PM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Sunday January 04, 2015 @02:32PM A Bot Committed a Crime - Who's Responsible?
Sunday January 04, 2015 @01:33PM Indiana Court Rules Melted Down Hard Drive Not Destruction of Evidence
Friday January 02, 2015 @11:21PM The 5 Cases That Could Pit the Supreme Court Against the NSA
Friday January 02, 2015 @07:44PM The 5 Cases That Could Pit the Supreme Court Against the NSA
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:04PM Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8
Thursday January 01, 2015 @06:03PM Google Fiber's Latest FCC Filing: Comcast's Nightmare Come To Life
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:54PM Google Fiber's latest FCC filing is Comcast's nightmare come to life
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:18PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @07:19PM University of Arkansas releases first Round Up ready soybean
Monday December 29, 2014 @05:21PM Aereo gets OK from bankruptcy court to auction technology assets
Sunday December 28, 2014 @08:29PM Sony Hack Reveals MPAA's Big '$80 Million' Settlement With Hotfile Was a Lie
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @01:54PM Hotel Group Asks FCC For Permission To Block Some Outside Wi-Fi
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @01:08PM 'Citizenfour' Producers Sued Over Edward Snowden Leaks
Saturday December 20, 2014 @07:25PM Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General For Conspiring With Movie Industry
Friday December 19, 2014 @09:07PM T-Mobile To Pay $90M For Unauthorized Charges On Customers' Bills
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @04:33PM Apple Wins iTunes DRM Case
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:04PM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:21AM Federal Court Agrees with EFF, Nixes Six Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Monday December 15, 2014 @02:00PM The GPLv2 Goes To Court
Saturday December 13, 2014 @04:05PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Saturday December 13, 2014 @02:37PM Apple Antitrust Case Finds New Consumer Plaintiff
Thursday December 11, 2014 @11:04PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @02:01PM Apple DRM Lawsuit Loses Last Plaintiff, but Judge Rules Against Dismissal
Sunday December 07, 2014 @05:03PM Cisco Slaps Arista Networks With Suit For "Brazen" Patent Infringement
Sunday December 07, 2014 @12:58PM Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info
Saturday December 06, 2014 @12:26PM GCHQ Does Not Breach Human Rights, Judges Rule
Thursday December 04, 2014 @04:44PM Apple Accused of Deleting Songs From iPods Without Users' Knowledge
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:03PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:39PM Kim Dotcom Faces Jail At Bail Hearing
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:38PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:37PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @05:41PM Creative Commons To Pass One Billion Licensed Works In 2015
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:06AM Officer Not Charged In Michael Brown Shooting
Monday November 24, 2014 @11:57AM Class-Action Suit Claims Copyright Enforcement Company Made Harassing Robo-calls
Saturday November 22, 2014 @11:52PM A Charlotte judge unseals 500+ Stingray records
Saturday November 22, 2014 @12:08PM Judge Approves $450M Settlement For Apple's Ebook Price Fixing
Friday November 21, 2014 @04:31PM Swedish Court Refuses To Revoke Julian Assange's Arrest Warrant
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @03:26PM US Marshals Auctioning $20M Worth of Silk Road's Bitcoins
Monday November 17, 2014 @02:46PM Group Tries To Open Source Seeds
Sunday November 09, 2014 @01:22PM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Saturday November 08, 2014 @03:24PM Computer Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Rule APIs Canâ(TM)t Be Copyrighted
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:49PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @05:15PM Marijuana Legalized In Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @03:27PM Court Order: Butterfly Labs Bitcoins To Be Sold
Saturday October 25, 2014 @07:27PM Italian Supreme Court Bans the 'Microsoft Tax'
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @03:50PM Microsoft,, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:45PM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:44PM Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
Sunday October 19, 2014 @01:31PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Sunday September 14, 2014 @12:37PM NSA Metadata Collection Gets 90-Day Extension
Friday September 12, 2014 @02:15PM Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @04:27PM MetaFilter Founder Says Vacation Firm Forged Court Docs To Scotch Review
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:20PM First US Appeals Court Hears Arguments To Shut Down NSA Database
Saturday August 30, 2014 @12:30PM Judge Allows L.A. Cops To Keep License Plate Reader Data Secret
Thursday August 28, 2014 @12:35PM Google Wins $1.3 Million From Patent Troll
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @09:11PM California DMV Told Google Cars Still Need Steering Wheels
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:03PM $125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @04:54PM Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000
Sunday August 17, 2014 @01:21PM EFF's Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:15PM Larry Rosen: A Case Study In Understanding (and Enforcing) the GPL
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:51PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Monday August 04, 2014 @12:44AM Apple $450 Million e-Book Settlement Wins Court Approval
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @05:02PM Senate Bill Would Ban Most Bulk Surveillance
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:39PM Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @05:31PM Court Rejects Fox's Attempt to Use Aereo Ruling Against Dish's Hopper
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:37PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times in 2013
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @03:50PM Encryption Keys For Kim Dotcom's Data Can't Be Given To FBI, Court Rules
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @12:16PM Seven ISPs Take Legal Action Against GCHQ
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @05:01PM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @09:20PM U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception
Monday June 30, 2014 @12:24AM California Legalizes Bitcoin
Thursday June 26, 2014 @07:17PM NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @01:56PM San Francisco Bans Parking Spot Auctioning App
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:52PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Monday June 23, 2014 @12:26PM Interviews: Ask Lawrence Lessig About His Mayday PAC
Friday June 20, 2014 @11:55AM Judge: $324M Settlement In Silicon Valley Tech Worker Case Not Enough
Thursday June 19, 2014 @06:42PM US Supreme Court Invalidates Patent For Being Software Patent
Sunday June 15, 2014 @11:23PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Friday June 13, 2014 @09:11PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:14PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Friday June 13, 2014 @02:20PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Saturday June 07, 2014 @09:49AM $57,000 Payout For Woman Charged With Wiretapping After Filming Cops
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:53PM Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout
Thursday May 22, 2014 @05:26PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:53PM NSA surveillance reform bill passes House by 303 votes to 121
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:53PM Patent Troll Reform Dies in the Senate
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @07:25PM IT Pro Gets Prison Time For Sabotaging Ex-Employer's System
Friday May 02, 2014 @11:10AM For the First Time Ever, the FAA Is Trying To Fine a Drone Hobbyist
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:51PM Drone Camera Tornado Coverage Raises Press Freedom Questions
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @12:09PM Supreme Court Makes It Easier To Get Lawyers Fees In Patent Cases
Monday April 28, 2014 @01:29PM SCOTUS ends Novell's anti-trust cast against Microsoft
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:47PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:23PM Administration ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @01:49PM General Mills Retracts "No Right to Sue" EULA Clause
Friday April 18, 2014 @07:57PM VA Supreme Court: Michael Mann Needn't Turn Over All His Email
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @12:36PM Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal
Sunday April 13, 2014 @02:38PM US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions
Friday April 11, 2014 @02:03PM 'weev' Conviction Vacated
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @12:24PM European Court of Justice Strikes Down Data Retention Law
Thursday April 03, 2014 @02:54PM Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements
Monday March 31, 2014 @12:47PM Typo Keyboard For iPhone Faces Sales Ban
Monday March 31, 2014 @12:40PM An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a GM Flaw
Friday March 28, 2014 @05:50PM FTC Settles with Sites over SSL Lies
Friday March 28, 2014 @02:14PM DOJ Pushes to Expand Hacking Abilities Against Cyber-Criminals
Friday March 28, 2014 @02:14PM Wal-Mart Sues Visa For $5 Billion For Rigging Card Swipe Fees
Thursday March 27, 2014 @12:49PM Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password
Thursday March 27, 2014 @12:48PM In Israel, Class-Action Plaintiff Requests Waze Source Code Under GPL
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @03:49PM Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @04:34PM IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency
Monday March 24, 2014 @09:57PM Florida Judge Rules IP Address Can't Identify a BitTorrent Pirate
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:43PM Judge Tells Feds To Be More Specific About Email Search Warrants
Friday March 07, 2014 @05:53PM CIA under investigation for monitoring Senate
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:45PM Lessig Wins Fair Use Case
Friday February 21, 2014 @02:09PM White House Takes Steps Against Patent Trolls
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:27PM Court sides with software developer in open source dispute enforcing GPL
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:21PM Hyperlinking Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @04:46PM Open Source — the Last Patent Defense?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @05:23PM German Domain Registrar Liable For Copyright Infringement
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @03:53PM The Public Patent Foundation Fights for Freedom From Bad Patents (Video)
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:51PM Pirate Bay Block Lifted In the Netherlands
Sunday January 26, 2014 @01:26AM Decision, EA: Judge Reverses Multimillion Dollar Award To Madden Dev
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:13PM US Supreme Court: Patent Holders Must Prove Infringment
Monday January 20, 2014 @07:47PM Linus Torvalds: Any CLA Is Fundamentally Broken
Sunday January 19, 2014 @03:02PM Court Victory Gives Blogger Same Speech Protections As Traditional Press
Friday January 17, 2014 @01:20PM Americans To FCC Chair: No Cell Calls On Planes, Please
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:46PM Silicon Valley Workers May Pursue Salary-Fixing Lawsuit
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @01:34PM Federal Court Kills Net Neutrality, Says FCC Lacks Authority.
Friday January 10, 2014 @03:15PM It's Official: Registrars Cannot Hold Domains Hostage Without a Court Order
Friday January 10, 2014 @01:53PM Nintendo defeats and assumes control of "troll's" patent portfolio after victory
Friday January 10, 2014 @01:51PM It's Official: Registrars cannot hold domains hostage without a court order
Thursday December 19, 2013 @06:01PM Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday December 14, 2013 @12:15PM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:40PM Decades-Old Rambus Litigation Against Micron For RDRAM Tech Reaches Settlement
Friday December 06, 2013 @01:30PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Friday December 06, 2013 @01:26PM German Court: Open Source Project Liable For 3rd Party DRM-Busting Coding
Thursday December 05, 2013 @11:00AM Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling
Friday November 29, 2013 @12:47PM Rivals can legally create copycat software says UK Court
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:38PM Newegg trial: Crypto legend takes the stand, goes for knockout patent punch
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:05PM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Thursday November 14, 2013 @01:45PM EFF Says Mark Shuttleworth Is Wrong About Trademark
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @04:35PM Judge: No Privacy Expectations For Data On P2P Networks
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:10PM Swatter gets 30 months in prison
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:07PM Taiwan Protests Apple Maps That Show Island As Province of China
Sunday October 27, 2013 @10:31PM Federal Prosecutors, In a Policy Shift, Cite Warrantless Wiretaps As Evidence
Thursday October 24, 2013 @06:04PM Finally, a Bill To End Patent Trolling
Wednesday October 23, 2013 @12:22PM Court Rules Probable-Cause Warrant Required For GPS Trackers
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:32PM Patriot Act Author Introduces Bill to Limit Use of Patriot Act
Friday October 04, 2013 @11:48AM First Few Doctor Who Episodes May Fall To Public Domain Next Year
Sunday September 29, 2013 @11:34AM EU Committee Votes To Make All Smartphone Vendors Utilize a Standard Charger
Thursday September 26, 2013 @11:18AM Judge Orders Patent Troll To Explain Its 'Mr. Sham' To Jury
Friday September 20, 2013 @10:11AM California Becomes First State In Nation To Regulate Ride-Sharing
Thursday September 19, 2013 @12:02PM Group Attacks Bad Software Patents Before They're Approved
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:26AM One Man's Battle With Patent Trolls
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @10:03PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Monday September 09, 2013 @09:11PM The Reporter's Fifth Amendment Paradox
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:56PM Yahoo and Facebook Join Google In FISC Petition After Government Talks Fail
Thursday September 05, 2013 @07:16PM NRA Joins ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA
Sunday September 01, 2013 @07:31PM Apple Now Relaying All FaceTime Calls Due To Lost Patent Dispute
Thursday August 29, 2013 @12:49PM Pastafarian Wins Battle To Wear Colander In License Photo
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @12:53PM New Zealand Bans Software Patents
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @03:43PM OmniPage Maker Nuance Loses Patent Trial Over OCR Tech
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:59PM EFF Wins Release of Secret Court Opinion: NSA Surveillance Unconstitutional
Friday August 16, 2013 @11:17AM NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @01:17PM Class-action Suit Filed Against Microsoft Over Surface Write Off
Wednesday July 31, 2013 @12:58PM Microsoft Will Have to Rename SkyDrive, BSkyB Wins Legal Battle
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @12:19PM German Court Finds Fantec Responsible For GPL Violation On Third-Party Code
Friday July 26, 2013 @03:30PM Judge Denies Administration Request To Delay ACLU Metadata Lawsuit
Wednesday July 24, 2013 @12:47AM Invalidation of Eolas's Web Patent Claims Upheld
Saturday July 20, 2013 @01:12AM Former Cal State Student Gets Year In Prison For Rigging Campus Election
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @12:43PM Microsoft Petitions US Attorney General For Permission To Disclose Data Requests
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @02:35PM French Parliament Votes To Give Priority To Free Software
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @02:32PM Judge Rules Apple Colluded With Publishers to Fix Ebook Prices

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