Slashdot Items Tagged "law"

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Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:53PM Judge Wipes Out Safe Harbor Provision In DMCA, Makes Cox Accomplice of Piracy
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:17AM New Anti-Piracy Law In Australia Already Being Abused
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Sunday November 15, 2015 @12:25PM FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:18AM In Ireland, All RC and Drones Over 1kg To Be Registered
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @08:53AM The European Commission Is Preparing a Frontal Attack On the Hyperlink
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:58AM US Law Can't Keep Up With Technology -- and Why That's a Good Thing
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:28AM Harvard Project Aims To Put Every Court Decision Online, For Free
Sunday November 01, 2015 @11:00AM Real-World Roadblocks To Implementing CISA
Thursday October 29, 2015 @10:04AM China Ends One-Child Policy
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @12:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Monday October 19, 2015 @01:58PM The Problem With Mandatory Drone Registration
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:45AM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:42PM Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times
Sunday October 04, 2015 @12:48PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting?
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:57AM Legal Loophole Offers Volkswagen Criminal Immunity
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 21, 2015 @06:33AM UK Man Gets Britain's First-Ever Conviction For Illegal Drone Use
Saturday September 19, 2015 @01:36PM A Call To RICO Climate Change Science Deniers
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:51AM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:36AM EU Parliament Votes To Ban Cloning of Farm Animals
Thursday August 13, 2015 @11:57AM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Friday July 24, 2015 @09:58PM Georgia Lawmakers Sue Carl Malamud For Publishing Georgia Law
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:19PM Taking the Lawyers Out of the Loop
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @07:44AM European Government Agrees On Net Neutrality Rules, With Exemptions
Saturday June 27, 2015 @11:06AM 79% of Airbnb Listings In Barcelona Are Illegal
Saturday June 13, 2015 @12:33PM As Drought Worsens, California Orders Record Water Cuts
Thursday June 11, 2015 @05:28PM Do Robots Need Passports? Should They?
Friday May 29, 2015 @05:12PM Mandriva CEO: Employee Lawsuits Put Us Out of Business
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:17PM Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet As Industry Points To New Copyright Notice System
Friday April 24, 2015 @09:45AM Irish Legislator Proposes Law That Would Make Annoying People Online a Crime
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:17PM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:53AM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:29AM Google, Apple and Microsoft Squirm As Global Tax Schemes Scrutinized
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:50AM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:45AM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Sunday April 05, 2015 @05:15PM Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats
Saturday April 04, 2015 @10:58PM Powdered Alcohol Banned In Six States
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Friday April 03, 2015 @05:06PM EFF Fighting Automakers Over Whether You Own Your Car
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:09PM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:01PM Amazon Requires Non-Compete Agreements.. For Warehouse Workers
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:45PM German Auto Firms Face Roadblock In Testing Driverless Car Software
Sunday March 22, 2015 @02:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:13PM ISPs Worry About FCC's 'Future Conduct' Policing
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @02:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:55PM Powdered Alcohol Approved By Feds, Banned By States
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:07PM CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty To Compu-Finder For Spamming Canadians
Thursday March 05, 2015 @12:01PM Conservancy Announces Funding for GPL Compliance Lawsuit
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:29PM Australian ISPs To Introduce '3-Strike' Style Anti-piracy Scheme
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:15AM How Big Telecom Tried To Kill Net Neutrality Before It Was Even a Concept
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:02AM Mississippi - the Nation's Leader In Vaccination Rates
Sunday January 25, 2015 @12:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Thursday January 22, 2015 @08:37AM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Sunday January 18, 2015 @02:41PM Republican Bill Aims To Thwart the FCC's Leaning Towards Title II
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @12:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Saturday January 17, 2015 @09:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:31PM Legal developments show the importance of FOSS is growing
Sunday January 11, 2015 @06:01PM US Lawmakers Push For a Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes
Sunday January 11, 2015 @05:04PM Tesla vs. Car Dealers: the Lobbyist Went Down To Georgia
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @12:50PM Happy Public Domain Day: Works That Copyright Extension Stole From Us In 2015
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @10:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Saturday December 13, 2014 @03:42PM Canada Waives Own Rules, Helps Microsoft Avoid US Visa Problems
Friday December 12, 2014 @08:16PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Friday December 05, 2014 @05:18PM Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:19AM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:32AM UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea
Monday December 01, 2014 @02:38PM South Korea Bans Selfie-Stick Sales
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:48AM Montana Lawmakers Propose 85 Mph Speed Limit On Interstates
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Thursday November 27, 2014 @09:22AM Google Told To Expand Right To Be Forgotten
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:44AM US Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:15PM Can the US Actually Cultivate Local Competition in Broadband?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @07:06PM Pianist Asks Washington Post To Remove Review Under "Right To Be Forgotten"
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:17AM What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @07:37AM 3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison
Sunday October 19, 2014 @06:13PM In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:17PM Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:57AM Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
Thursday October 02, 2014 @03:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:59AM UK Copyright Reforms Legalize Back-Ups, Protect Parody
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @10:03PM Anonymous Peer-review Comments May Spark Legal Battle
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:59AM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Friday September 12, 2014 @01:50PM Software patents are crumbling, thanks to the Supreme Court
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:33AM Italy: High Court shoots down Windows tax
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:05PM Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled
Saturday September 06, 2014 @08:23AM DMCA Claim Over GPL Non-Compliance Shuts Off Minecraft Plug-Ins
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:29AM After Celebrity Photo Leaks, 4chan Introduces DMCA Policy
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:16AM Uber Now Blocked All Over Germany
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @03:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @12:06PM Larry Rosen: A Case Study In Understanding (and Enforcing) the GPL
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @10:44AM Aaron's Law Is Doomed and the CFAA Is Still Broken
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:50AM Bing Implements Right To Be Forgotten
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:22AM World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:43AM For Now, UK Online Pirates Will Get 4 Warnings -- And That's It
Monday June 30, 2014 @12:04AM California Legalizes Bitcoin
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Saturday June 14, 2014 @05:51PM EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods
Saturday June 14, 2014 @08:32AM EU's Online Shoppers Get an Extended "Cooling Off Period"
Saturday June 14, 2014 @07:49AM EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:37PM Illinois Law Grounds PETA Drones Meant To Harass Hunters
Monday June 09, 2014 @06:27PM America 'Has Become a War Zone'
Thursday June 05, 2014 @02:34AM Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:02AM Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @12:04PM Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:25PM California Bill Would Safeguard Consumers' Rights To Criticize Firms Online
Saturday May 03, 2014 @08:14AM Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law
Thursday May 01, 2014 @10:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @06:21PM Texas Sheriffs Crash $250k Drone They're Not Supposed To Be Flying
Saturday April 19, 2014 @08:42PM New 'Google' For the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @11:36PM Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge
Thursday April 10, 2014 @04:24PM MA Gov. Wants To Ban Non-Competes; Will It Matter?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:03AM New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @08:55AM European Court of Justice Strikes Down Data Retention Law
Sunday April 06, 2014 @11:11PM Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?
Sunday April 06, 2014 @11:43AM It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation
Thursday April 03, 2014 @12:43PM China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:46AM New Australian Privacy Laws Could Have Ramifications On Google Glass
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:24AM European Parliament Votes For Net Neutrality, Forbids Mobile Roaming Costs
Friday March 14, 2014 @11:34PM Hungarian Law Says Photogs Must Ask Permission To Take Pictures
Saturday March 08, 2014 @10:55AM Mass. Legislature Strikes Back: Upskirt Photos Now Officially a Misdemeanor
Thursday March 06, 2014 @05:00PM Massachusetts Court Says 'Upskirt' Photos Are Legal
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @12:13PM Second Federal 'Kill-switch' Bill Introduced Targeting Smartphone Theft
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:16AM Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches
Thursday February 27, 2014 @08:26AM WV Senator Calls For Ban On All Unregulated Cryptocurrencies
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @12:46PM Why the Latest FISA Release By Google Et Al. Means Squat
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @12:07PM NZ Govt May Gut Privacy Laws For US Citizens and Ex-Pats
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:27AM Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:54PM US Forces Coursera To Ban Students From Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @07:01PM How the web makes a real-life Breaking Bad possible—and legal
Thursday January 23, 2014 @04:09PM Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:26AM Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @12:07PM Federal Court Kills Net Neutrality, Says FCC Lacks Authority.
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @08:25AM British Spies To Be Allowed To Break Speed Limit
Friday January 10, 2014 @05:35PM It's Official: Registrars Cannot Hold Domains Hostage Without a Court Order
Monday January 06, 2014 @07:15PM FBI Edits Mission Statement: Removes Law Enforcement As 'Primary' Purpose
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @11:10AM Public Domain Day 2014
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:26AM 60% of Americans Unaware of Looming Incandescent Bulb Phase Out
Thursday December 19, 2013 @04:13PM Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:27PM France Broadens Surveillance Powers; Wider Scope Than NSA
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @08:16AM Google Seeks To Throw Out UK Safari Tracking Suit
Sunday December 15, 2013 @03:52PM US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month
Thursday December 12, 2013 @09:52AM EU Advocate General Says EU Data Retention Directive Unlawful
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:42PM Trans-Pacific Partnership Includes Unwanted Elements of SOPA
Thursday December 05, 2013 @05:50PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Monday November 18, 2013 @06:55PM An Anonymous US Law Enforcement Officer Claims US Wouldn't Arrest Julian Assange
Sunday November 17, 2013 @08:08PM Sen. Chuck Schumer Seeks To Extend Ban On 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns
Sunday October 27, 2013 @09:06AM ACLU: Lavabit Was 'Fatally Endermined' By Demands for Encryption Keys
Sunday October 27, 2013 @09:03AM Federal Prosecutors, in a Policy Shift, Cite Warrantless Wiretaps as Evidence
Wednesday October 16, 2013 @11:20AM Snapchat Search Warrants Emphasize Data Vulnerability
Monday October 07, 2013 @06:12PM How Entrepreneurs Overturned California's Retroactive Tax On Startup Founders
Monday September 23, 2013 @12:22PM Link Rot and the US Supreme Court
Monday September 23, 2013 @12:07PM Link Rot and the U.S. Supreme Court
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @05:41PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Thursday September 05, 2013 @07:42AM Court Orders Retrial In Google Maps-Related Murder Case
Thursday August 29, 2013 @04:37PM Obama Admin Says It Won't Fight Looser Marijuana Laws, With Conditions
Thursday August 08, 2013 @06:18AM Is 'Fair Use' Unfair To Humans?
Thursday August 01, 2013 @10:42AM In UK, Google Glass To Be Banned While Driving
Saturday July 27, 2013 @07:01AM US Promises Not to Kill or Torture Snowden
Monday July 22, 2013 @07:13PM Crowdsourced Finnish Copyright Initiative Meets Signature Requirement
Saturday July 20, 2013 @04:57AM Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon
Friday July 12, 2013 @07:08PM Microsoft's Cooperation With NSA Either Voluntary, Or Reveals New Legal Tactic
Thursday July 11, 2013 @07:07AM Florida Law May Accidentally Ban Computers and Smartphones
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:02PM Immigration Bill Passes the Senate, Includes More H-1B Visas
Thursday June 27, 2013 @05:01PM Tesla Faces Tough Regulatory Hurdle From State Dealership Laws
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:17AM No "Right To Be Forgotten," Says EU Advocate General
Friday June 21, 2013 @09:26PM Report: Not Just For Tabloids; UK Privacy-Invading Hackers Widespread
Friday June 21, 2013 @05:52PM US Charges Edward Snowden With Espionage
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:46PM Pro Bono Lawyer Fights C&D With Humor
Thursday June 20, 2013 @04:27PM Aaron's Law Would Revamp Computer Fraud Penalties
Wednesday June 19, 2013 @02:22PM Deb Nicholson Talks About the Open Invention Network (Video)
Sunday June 16, 2013 @09:18AM Proposed Rule Would Drastically Restrict Chimp Research
Monday June 10, 2013 @07:14PM UK Police Now Double As CCTV Cameras
Sunday June 09, 2013 @04:45AM Hacker in Steubenville Case faces longer prison sentence than the rapists
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:51PM In UK, Search Engines Urged To Block More Online Porn Sites
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @05:48PM Groklaw on ten years of Linux legalities:
Monday May 27, 2013 @08:37PM First Video Broadcast From Mt. Everest Peak Outrages Tourist Ministry of Nepal
Saturday May 18, 2013 @07:33AM FBI Considers CALEA II: Mandatory Wiretapping On Every Device