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Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:37AM 3D-Printed Gun Earns Man Two Years In Japanese Prison
Sunday October 19, 2014 @07:13PM In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:17PM Michigan About To Ban Tesla Sales
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:57AM Study Weighs In On the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:59AM UK Copyright Reforms Legalize Back-Ups, Protect Parody
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @11:03PM Anonymous Peer-review Comments May Spark Legal Battle
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:59AM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Friday September 12, 2014 @02:50PM Software patents are crumbling, thanks to the Supreme Court
Friday September 12, 2014 @09:33AM Italy: High Court shoots down Windows tax
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:05PM Text While Driving In Long Island and Have Your Phone Disabled
Saturday September 06, 2014 @09:23AM DMCA Claim Over GPL Non-Compliance Shuts Off Minecraft Plug-Ins
Thursday September 04, 2014 @08:29AM After Celebrity Photo Leaks, 4chan Introduces DMCA Policy
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @12:16PM Uber Now Blocked All Over Germany
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @01:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @04:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @01:06PM Larry Rosen: A Case Study In Understanding (and Enforcing) the GPL
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @11:44AM Aaron's Law Is Doomed and the CFAA Is Still Broken
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @08:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:50AM Bing Implements Right To Be Forgotten
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:22PM World Health Organization Calls For Decriminalization of Drug Use
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:43AM For Now, UK Online Pirates Will Get 4 Warnings -- And That's It
Monday June 30, 2014 @01:04AM California Legalizes Bitcoin
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:51PM EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods
Saturday June 14, 2014 @09:32AM EU's Online Shoppers Get an Extended "Cooling Off Period"
Saturday June 14, 2014 @08:49AM EU's Top Court May Define Obesity As a Disability
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:37PM Illinois Law Grounds PETA Drones Meant To Harass Hunters
Thursday June 05, 2014 @03:34AM Life Sentences For Serious Cyberattacks Proposed In Britain
Saturday May 31, 2014 @10:02AM Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @01:04PM Gun Rights Groups Say They Don't Oppose Smart Guns, Just Mandates
Monday May 19, 2014 @03:25PM California Bill Would Safeguard Consumers' Rights To Criticize Firms Online
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:14AM Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:21PM Texas Sheriffs Crash $250k Drone They're Not Supposed To Be Flying
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:42PM New 'Google' For the Dark Web Makes Buying Dope and Guns Easy
Thursday April 17, 2014 @12:36AM Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge
Thursday April 10, 2014 @05:24PM MA Gov. Wants To Ban Non-Competes; Will It Matter?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @10:03AM New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @09:55AM European Court of Justice Strikes Down Data Retention Law
Monday April 07, 2014 @12:11AM Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:43PM It's Time To Plug the Loopholes In Pipeline Regulation
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:43PM China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:46AM New Australian Privacy Laws Could Have Ramifications On Google Glass
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:24AM European Parliament Votes For Net Neutrality, Forbids Mobile Roaming Costs
Saturday March 15, 2014 @12:34AM Hungarian Law Says Photogs Must Ask Permission To Take Pictures
Saturday March 08, 2014 @11:55AM Mass. Legislature Strikes Back: Upskirt Photos Now Officially a Misdemeanor
Thursday March 06, 2014 @06:00PM Massachusetts Court Says 'Upskirt' Photos Are Legal
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @01:13PM Second Federal 'Kill-switch' Bill Introduced Targeting Smartphone Theft
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:16AM Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:26AM WV Senator Calls For Ban On All Unregulated Cryptocurrencies
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @01:07PM NZ Govt May Gut Privacy Laws For US Citizens and Ex-Pats
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:27AM Now Published: Study Showing Pirate Bay Blockade Has No Effect
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @09:54PM US Forces Coursera To Ban Students From Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:01PM How the web makes a real-life Breaking Bad possible—and legal
Thursday January 23, 2014 @05:09PM Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:26AM Man Jailed For Refusing To Reveal USB Password
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @01:07PM Federal Court Kills Net Neutrality, Says FCC Lacks Authority.
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @09:25AM British Spies To Be Allowed To Break Speed Limit
Friday January 10, 2014 @06:35PM It's Official: Registrars Cannot Hold Domains Hostage Without a Court Order
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @12:10PM Public Domain Day 2014
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:26AM 60% of Americans Unaware of Looming Incandescent Bulb Phase Out
Thursday December 19, 2013 @05:13PM Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:27PM France Broadens Surveillance Powers; Wider Scope Than NSA
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @09:16AM Google Seeks To Throw Out UK Safari Tracking Suit
Sunday December 15, 2013 @04:52PM US Light Bulb Phase-Out's Next Step Begins Next Month
Thursday December 12, 2013 @10:52AM EU Advocate General Says EU Data Retention Directive Unlawful
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:42PM Trans-Pacific Partnership Includes Unwanted Elements of SOPA
Thursday December 05, 2013 @06:50PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Sunday November 17, 2013 @09:08PM Sen. Chuck Schumer Seeks To Extend Ban On 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns
Sunday October 27, 2013 @10:06AM ACLU: Lavabit Was 'Fatally Endermined' By Demands for Encryption Keys
Sunday October 27, 2013 @10:03AM Federal Prosecutors, in a Policy Shift, Cite Warrantless Wiretaps as Evidence
Monday October 07, 2013 @07:12PM How Entrepreneurs Overturned California's Retroactive Tax On Startup Founders
Monday September 23, 2013 @01:22PM Link Rot and the US Supreme Court
Monday September 23, 2013 @01:07PM Link Rot and the U.S. Supreme Court
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @06:41PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Thursday September 05, 2013 @08:42AM Court Orders Retrial In Google Maps-Related Murder Case
Thursday August 29, 2013 @05:37PM Obama Admin Says It Won't Fight Looser Marijuana Laws, With Conditions
Thursday August 08, 2013 @07:18AM Is 'Fair Use' Unfair To Humans?
Thursday August 01, 2013 @11:42AM In UK, Google Glass To Be Banned While Driving
Saturday July 27, 2013 @08:01AM US Promises Not to Kill or Torture Snowden
Saturday July 20, 2013 @05:57AM Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be given posthumous pardon
Friday July 12, 2013 @08:08PM Microsoft's Cooperation With NSA Either Voluntary, Or Reveals New Legal Tactic
Thursday July 11, 2013 @08:07AM Florida Law May Accidentally Ban Computers and Smartphones
Friday June 28, 2013 @08:02PM Immigration Bill Passes the Senate, Includes More H-1B Visas
Thursday June 27, 2013 @06:01PM Tesla Faces Tough Regulatory Hurdle From State Dealership Laws
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:17AM No "Right To Be Forgotten," Says EU Advocate General
Friday June 21, 2013 @10:26PM Report: Not Just For Tabloids; UK Privacy-Invading Hackers Widespread
Friday June 21, 2013 @06:52PM US Charges Edward Snowden With Espionage
Thursday June 20, 2013 @09:46PM Pro Bono Lawyer Fights C&D With Humor
Thursday June 20, 2013 @05:27PM Aaron's Law Would Revamp Computer Fraud Penalties
Wednesday June 19, 2013 @03:22PM Deb Nicholson Talks About the Open Invention Network (Video)
Sunday June 16, 2013 @10:18AM Proposed Rule Would Drastically Restrict Chimp Research
Sunday June 09, 2013 @05:45AM Hacker in Steubenville Case faces longer prison sentence than the rapists
Friday May 31, 2013 @06:51PM In UK, Search Engines Urged To Block More Online Porn Sites
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @06:48PM Groklaw on ten years of Linux legalities:
Saturday May 18, 2013 @08:33AM FBI Considers CALEA II: Mandatory Wiretapping On Every Device
Friday May 10, 2013 @07:18AM Reps Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Legalize Mobile Device Unlocking
Monday May 06, 2013 @08:14AM Syria Buys Dell PCs Despite Sanctions
Saturday May 04, 2013 @11:51AM US Officials Rebuke India's Request To Subpoena Facebook, Google
Friday May 03, 2013 @07:51PM Defense Distributed Has 3D-Printed an Entire Gun
Thursday May 02, 2013 @12:19PM Putin Reportedly Comments On T-Platform Supercomputer Flap
Monday April 29, 2013 @08:16AM Lawyer Loses It In Letter To Patent Office
Thursday April 25, 2013 @04:22PM Washington AG Slams T-Mobile Over Deceptive 'No-Contract' Ads
Thursday April 25, 2013 @08:41AM DMCA Safe Harbor May Not Apply To Old Copyrighted Works
Sunday April 21, 2013 @09:40PM Silicon Valley Firms Want To Nix Calif. Internet Privacy Bill
Friday April 05, 2013 @06:22PM H-1B Cap Reached Today; Didn't Get In? Too Bad
Thursday April 04, 2013 @12:52PM New CFAA Could Subject Teens To Jail For Reading Online News
Sunday March 31, 2013 @01:55PM Gauging the Dangers of Surveillance
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @01:03PM Brain scans predict which criminals are more likely to reoffend
Monday March 25, 2013 @02:25PM Rather Than Fix The CFAA, House Judiciary Committee Planning To Make It Worse
Sunday March 24, 2013 @02:46PM TechCrunch:Expanded DMCA Still Has Limits
Saturday March 23, 2013 @09:18AM Florida House Passes Bill To Ban "Internet Cafes"
Friday March 22, 2013 @06:03PM Twitter Sued For $50M For Refusing To Identify Anti-Semitic Users
Thursday March 21, 2013 @05:51PM GoPro Issues DMCA Takedown Over Negative Review
Thursday March 21, 2013 @05:36PM GoPro issues DMCA take down on product review it does not like
Thursday March 21, 2013 @12:26PM Microsoft Releases 2012 Law Enforcement Requests Report
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:53AM Microsoft releases the 2012 Law Enforcement Requests Report
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:52AM Stricter COPPA Laws Coming In July
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:20AM Digging Into the Legal Status of 3-D Printed Guns
Monday March 18, 2013 @01:19PM We Should Be Allowed To Unlock Everything We Own
Monday March 18, 2013 @11:16AM Lawmakers Listen to Opponent of H-1B Visas
Saturday March 16, 2013 @06:30PM Veoh once again beats UMG (after going out of business)
Saturday March 16, 2013 @12:20PM Ask Slashdot:How to protect a text document
Friday March 15, 2013 @04:53PM 'Zorro' Rights Challenged as Invalid and Fraudulent
Thursday March 14, 2013 @01:58PM UK Serious Fraud Office Probes Autonomy With ... Autonomy!
Thursday March 14, 2013 @03:55AM UK Serious Fraud Office Probes Autonomy With.... Autonomy!
Monday March 11, 2013 @03:27PM Apple Bringing Second Lawsuit To Samsung, Won't Wait For Appeal
Monday March 11, 2013 @07:36AM Many Watering Holes, Targets In Hacks That Netted Facebook, Twitter and Apple
Monday March 11, 2013 @02:47AM FTC Goes after Text-Message Spammers
Sunday March 10, 2013 @05:39PM Judge slams Ohio village's speed cameras
Friday March 08, 2013 @09:33PM Mass. Bill Would Put Privacy Squeeze on Cloud Apps For Schools
Thursday March 07, 2013 @02:13PM Texas Bills Would Bar Warrantless Snooping On Phone Location
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @12:11PM In Defense of Six Strikes
Saturday March 02, 2013 @07:32PM Nearly Every NYC Crime Involves Cyber, Says Manhattan DA
Friday March 01, 2013 @08:07PM Criticism Of Copyright Alert System Mounts
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @01:22PM Federal Court OKs Amazon's System of Suggesting Alternative Products
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @01:07PM Amazon's Merchandising of Its Search Results Doesn't Violate Trademark Law
Sunday February 24, 2013 @11:39AM "This is your second and final notice" robocallers revealed: Brenda Helfenstine
Thursday February 21, 2013 @05:44PM Microsoft, BSA and Others Push For Appeal On Oracle v. Google Ruling
Thursday February 21, 2013 @04:36PM Troll Complaint Dismissed; Subscriber Not Necessarily Infringer
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:49PM Microsoft, BSA and Others Push for Appeal on Oracle vs. Google Ruling
Thursday February 21, 2013 @02:40PM Troll complaint dismissed; subscriber not necessarily infringer
Thursday February 21, 2013 @10:22AM Got a Cell Phone Booster? FCC Says You Have To Turn It Off
Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:30AM CT State Senator Wants To Ban Kids From Using Arcade Guns
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @10:54PM CT Senator wants to keep children from playing with arcade guns.
Saturday February 09, 2013 @12:57PM Proposed law to curb copyright enforcement excesses gets a good start in Finland
Thursday February 07, 2013 @11:17PM European Court Finds Copyright Doesn't Automatically Trump Freedom Of Expression
Thursday February 07, 2013 @10:01AM Rich Countries Suffer Less Malware, Says Microsoft Study
Wednesday February 06, 2013 @07:16PM Rich Countries Better At Protect Citizens...from Malware
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @12:46AM Credit Card Swipe Fees Begin Sunday In USA
Sunday January 27, 2013 @11:41AM What You Need To Know About Phone Unlocking
Thursday January 24, 2013 @07:41PM German Federal Court Rules That Internet Connection Is Crucial To Everyday Life
Thursday January 24, 2013 @01:25PM Internet connection crucial to everyday life, German federal court rules
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @10:48PM Finland Is Crowdsourcing Its New Copyright Law
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @02:42AM Study: Anti-Circumvention Laws Excessively Favors the Content Industries
Saturday January 12, 2013 @08:07AM New Zealand Three-Strikes Law To Be Tested
Friday January 11, 2013 @08:26AM Online Gambling Site Bets On Bitcoin To Avoid U.S. Laws
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @07:30PM Bitcoin: Making Online Gambling Legal in the U.S.?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @01:28PM How Do You Give a Ticket To a Driverless Car?
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @10:08AM Class-Action Lawsuit Goes After Instagram Terms of Service Changes
Monday December 24, 2012 @05:55PM How do you give a ticket to a driverless car?
Saturday December 22, 2012 @12:42PM Israeli Bill Would Allow Secret Blacklists For Websites
Friday December 21, 2012 @11:49AM Net Neutrality Bill Aimed at ISP Data Caps Introduced in U.S. Senate
Thursday December 20, 2012 @06:12PM Apple's Pinch+Zoom Patent Invalidated By Preliminary USPTO Ruling
Thursday December 20, 2012 @02:11PM Apple's Pinch+Zoom patent invalidated by USPTO
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @11:41PM European Data Retention Rule Could Violate Fundamental EU Law
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @12:53PM Property Rights in Space?
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @11:21AM UK Pirate Party forced to give up legal fight
Friday December 14, 2012 @04:11AM City issued speed camera ticket to motionless car
Thursday December 13, 2012 @01:22PM Jammie Thomas Takes Constitutional Argument To SCOTUS
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @08:05PM Jammie Thomas takes constitutional argument to SCOTUS
Thursday December 06, 2012 @05:26PM US Security Classifications Needs Re-Thinking, Says Board
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:27AM EU Resists US Lobbying As Privacy War Looms
Wednesday December 05, 2012 @06:41AM Everyone in USA Under Virtual Surveillance
Friday November 30, 2012 @01:27PM FBI Dad's Misadventures W/Spyware Exposed School Principal's Child Porn
Friday November 30, 2012 @08:49AM German Copyright Bill Would Let Publishers Charge Search Engines For Excerpts
Monday November 26, 2012 @06:15PM Federal Officials Take Down 132 Websites In "Cyber Monday" Crackdown
Friday November 23, 2012 @05:27PM Ad Blocking – a Coming Legal Battleground?
Thursday November 22, 2012 @09:56PM Australian Govt Pledges Action On Google Tax Evasion
Thursday November 22, 2012 @08:56PM Australian Govt pledges action on Google tax evasion
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @01:08PM Outrage in India over arrests for Facebook posts
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @04:46PM Jail Looms For Man Who Revealed AT&T Leaked iPad User E-Mails
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @09:31AM Senate Bill Rewrite Lets Feds Read Your E-mail Without Warrants
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @08:57AM Jail Looms for Man Who Revealed AT&T Leaked iPad User E-Mails
Sunday November 18, 2012 @02:13PM Hacker vs. Counter-Hacker — a Legal Debate
Friday November 16, 2012 @07:55PM GOP Brief Attacks Current Copyright Law
Thursday November 15, 2012 @01:39PM The First Amendment and Software Speech
Friday November 09, 2012 @07:52PM Judge To Review Whether Foreman In Apple v. Samsung Hid Info
Friday November 09, 2012 @06:39AM Judge to review whether foreman in Apple v. Samsung hid info
Thursday November 08, 2012 @07:38PM Canada's Supreme Court Tosses Viagra Patent For Vagueness
Thursday November 08, 2012 @06:56PM Canada's Supreme Court Tosses Viagra Patent For Vagueness
Thursday November 08, 2012 @09:40AM EFF Sues to Block New Internet Sex-Offender Law
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @12:09PM Canadian Copyright Reform Takes Effect
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @12:32PM Pull Lever, Don't Snap Shutter: It May Be Illegal To Post Your Ballot
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @09:53AM Ask Slashdot: How To Become Informed In Judicial Elections?
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @10:25PM Judge To Newspaper - Reveal Name of Commenter

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