Slashdot Items Tagged "law"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 24, 2017 @07:39AM Founder of India's $4 Smartphone Firm Arrested on Allegations of Fraud
Thursday February 23, 2017 @05:20PM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Liable For Accidents, Not the Passengers: UK Government
Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:11PM Google Says Almost Every Recent 'Trusted' DMCA Notices Were Bogus
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:36PM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:59AM BlackBerry Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:56AM Brazil Judge Rules Uber Drivers Are Employees, Deserve Benefits
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @11:32PM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @09:03AM If You Owned a PC With a DVD Drive You Might Be Able To Claim $10
Monday February 06, 2017 @01:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:09AM Patent Troll With Good Record in Past Sues Netflix, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Others Over Offline Downloads
Thursday February 02, 2017 @02:22PM Microsoft Seeks Trump Order Exemption for Workers With Visas
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:30PM UK 'Pirates' Get 20-Day Grace Period After Each Warning
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:24PM Apple Expands Qualcomm Legal Spat To China
Friday January 20, 2017 @11:26AM Uber Will Pay $20 Million For Exaggerating Drivers' Earnings
Monday January 16, 2017 @03:44PM China, Europe Drive Shift To Electric Cars as US Lags
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Friday January 13, 2017 @01:36PM Virginia 'Broadband Deployment Act' Would Kill Municipal Broadband Deployment
Friday January 13, 2017 @08:06AM US Appeals Court Revives Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Thursday January 12, 2017 @08:31AM Amazon Just Got Slapped With a $1 Million Fine For Misleading Pricing
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:15PM Supreme Court Will Not Examine Tech Industry Legal Shield
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:42PM FTC Takes D-Link To Court Citing Lax Product Security, Privacy Perils
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:35PM Uber Drivers Deemed To Be Employees By Swiss Insurance Provider
Thursday January 05, 2017 @11:04AM Apple Removes NYTimes App in China, Shows How Far It Is Willing To Go To Please Local Authority
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:18AM Chinese Traders Charged With Insider Trading on Hacked Information
Monday December 26, 2016 @08:43AM Apple's Beef With Nokia Gets Intense, All Withings Products Pulled From Online Store
Friday December 23, 2016 @08:35AM Uber Lawsuit Alleges Employees Were Misled On Equity Compensation
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:13PM Norway Aims To Allow Testing Of Self-Driving Cars in 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @10:14AM Apple Appeals EU Tax Ruling, Says It Was a 'Convenient Target'
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:09AM Uber Appeals Against Ruling that Its UK Drivers Are Workers
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:05AM Amazon Delivered Its First Customer Package By Drone
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Friday December 09, 2016 @12:39PM Michigan Lets Autonomous Cars On Roads Without Human Driver
Thursday December 08, 2016 @03:01PM Every US Taxpayer Has Effectively Paid Apple At Least $6 in Recent Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @09:18AM Falsely Accused Movie Pirate Deserves $17K Compensation, Court Says
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @09:58AM Supreme Court Considers When US Patent Violations Are 'Induced' Abroad
Monday December 05, 2016 @08:57AM Embedding Isn't Copyright Infringement, Says Italian Court
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:01PM Lawyer Sues 20-Year-Old Student Who Gave a Bad Yelp Review, Loses Badly
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @10:00AM Uber Drivers Demand Higher Pay in Nationwide Protest
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:32AM The UK Is About to Legalize Mass Surveillance [Update]
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:51PM Iceland is Suing a Supermarket That's Using Its Name
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:02PM $1 Billion Getty Images Public Domain Photograph Dispute is Over
Friday November 25, 2016 @07:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:06PM Samsung and Panasonic Accused Over Supply Chain Labour Abuses in Malaysia
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:58PM Major Cyberlocker EX.UA To Shut Down Amid Police Crackdown
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:04AM Britain Has Passed the 'Most Extreme Surveillance Law Ever Passed in a Democracy'
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:55AM Hacker Charged With Fraud After 'Stealing' In-game FIFA Currency
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:59AM US Navy Denies Pirating Software on 550K Computers, Says It Had Bought Licenses For 38 Machines
Friday November 11, 2016 @01:31PM Judge Orders Amazon Refunds for Children's In-app Purchases
Friday November 04, 2016 @05:12PM Why a Theoretical Physicist Wants All State Bills To Be Online Before Final Vote
Thursday November 03, 2016 @05:18PM Judge Refuses To Block New York 'Ballot Selfie' Law
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @02:12PM Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker For $31 Million
Monday October 31, 2016 @02:26PM Over 10,000 Facebook Users Worldwide Falsely Check in at Standing Rock To Confuse Police
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:35PM Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On 'Ballot Selfies'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @12:41AM Hotel CEO Openly Celebrates Higher Prices After Anti-Airbnb Law Passes
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:29AM Swedish Administrative Court Bans Drones With Cameras
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @09:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @09:04PM Samsung Tried to Bribe Chinese Man To Keep Exploding Phone Video Private
Monday October 17, 2016 @02:40PM Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their IP in Jamaica, Tonga, and Elsewhere For Years
Monday October 17, 2016 @02:02PM FTC Says It May Be Unable To Regulate Comcast, Google, and Verizon
Monday October 17, 2016 @09:31AM London Insists on English Requirement For Private Hire Drivers
Thursday October 13, 2016 @10:31AM RIAA Seizes Wrong MP3Skull Domain
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:59PM Scientists Unveil Plans For First Space Nation 'Asgardia,' Open Citizenship Applications
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:52PM Court Rejects Massive Torrent Damages Claim, Admin Avoids Jail
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:00PM Toyota Raises Concerns About California Self-Driving Oversight, Calls It 'Preposterous'
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:19PM Comcast Fined $2.3 Million by FCC For 'Negative Option Billing' Practices
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Monday October 10, 2016 @08:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @10:15AM Judge: Lawsuits Now Can Be Served Using Twitter
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:53AM Samsung Could Face Second Recall As US Probes Burnt Phone
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:08AM Fake Call Centers in India Scam Americans Of Millions
Thursday October 06, 2016 @09:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07PM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:48AM Facebook Says a 'Technical Issue' Caused Drugs, Animals and Other Illegal Listings To Flood Its New Craigslist Competitor
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:56PM New California Law Allows Test of Autonomous Shuttle With No Driver
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:50AM Saudi Arabian Teen Arrested For Online Videos With American Blogger
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:04AM FCC Delays Cable TV Apps Vote, Needs Time To Work Out Licensing
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users
Monday September 26, 2016 @10:16AM UK's Top Police Warn That Modding Games May Turn Kids into Hackers
Monday September 26, 2016 @09:52AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Thursday September 22, 2016 @10:51AM Charter Fights FCC's Attempt To Uncover 'Hidden' Cable Modem Fees
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @04:00PM With 3D Printer Gun Files, National Security Interest Trumps Free Speech, Court Rules
Saturday September 17, 2016 @11:21AM Florida Man Sues Samsung, Says Galaxy Note 7 Exploded
Friday September 16, 2016 @12:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Friday September 16, 2016 @10:21AM Russia Bans Pornhub, YouPorn - Tells Citizens To Meet Someone In Real Life
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:57PM A Woman Is Suing Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos To Facebook
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @09:09AM EU Court Blocks Brazilian Company From Trademarking Sound Of a Ringing Phone
Monday September 12, 2016 @02:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Thursday September 01, 2016 @02:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @03:50PM Senate Committee Expected To OK Autonomous Car Bills in Michigan
Friday August 26, 2016 @09:09AM Second Confirmed Death In Japan Involving Pokemon Go
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:32PM Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won't Sue, But Car Insurer May
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:16PM Companies Can't Legally Void the Warranty For Jailbreaking Or Rooting Your Phone
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Thursday August 11, 2016 @02:26PM Bleeping Computer Countersues Maker of SpyHunter
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:00PM Kansas Couple Sues IP Mapping Firm For Turning Their Life Into a 'Digital Hell'
Thursday August 04, 2016 @02:33AM Are you liable if you run a public Wi-Fi hotspot?
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @05:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Thursday July 28, 2016 @02:23PM Microsoft Faces Two New Lawsuits Over Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade Tactics
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:33PM Stiglitz Calls Apple's Profit Reporting In Ireland 'a Fraud'
Friday July 22, 2016 @10:24AM Samsung Fights Back, Sues China's Huawei For Patent Infringement
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Monday July 18, 2016 @12:28PM Germany To Require 'Black Box' in Autonomous Cars
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:21AM Uber's Investigators Admit To Lying While Digging Up Dirt On Legal Foes
Thursday July 14, 2016 @12:22PM Valve Denounces Third-Party Gambling Sites, But Won't Block Them
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @03:10PM TOS Agreements Require Giving Up First Born -- and Users Gladly Consent
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:11PM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Monday July 11, 2016 @01:24PM Facebook Sued for $1 Billion for Alleged Use of Medium for Terror
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is It Ever OK To Quit Without Giving Notice?
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @04:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Monday July 04, 2016 @03:06PM Blizzard Sues Overwatch 'Cheat' Maker For Copyright Infringement
Monday July 04, 2016 @11:41AM Google Twists the Knife, Asks For Sanctions Against Oracle Attorney
Thursday June 30, 2016 @12:18PM Spotify Says Apple Won't Approve New Version Of Its App Because It Doesn't Want Competition For Apple Music
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:05AM Spanish Authorities Raid Google Offices Over Tax
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @12:18PM Airbnb Has Sued Its Hometown Of San Francisco
Thursday June 23, 2016 @03:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Thursday June 23, 2016 @01:19PM Volkswagen To Pay $10.2 Billion In Emissions Lawsuit
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:07PM Europe's Robots To Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:07PM New York Senate Passes Bill That Bans Short-Term Apartment Listings On Airbnb
Thursday June 16, 2016 @10:55AM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Must Pay Record Labels $395,000
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:04PM Future Phones May Use Vacuum Tube Chips As Silicon Hits Moore's Law Extremes
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:45PM FBI Developing Software To Track, Sort People By Their Tattoos
Thursday June 02, 2016 @02:49PM How The FAA Shot Down 'Uber For Planes'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @01:06PM Police Are Filing Warrants For Android's Vast Store Of Location Data
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:29PM Model X Owner Files Lemon Law Suit Against Tesla, Claims Car Is Unsafe To Drive
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:30PM Android Is 'Fair Use' As Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Lawsuit
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @05:37PM FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @10:28PM Billionaire Technologist Accuses NASA Asteroid Mission of Bad Statistics
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:26PM Google's Tensor Processing Unit Could Advance Moore's Law 7 Years Into The Future
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:51AM France's After Work Email Ban Is 1 Step Closer To Reality
Thursday May 12, 2016 @02:48PM BakerHostetler Hires Artificial Intelligent Attorney 'Ross'
Thursday May 12, 2016 @11:49AM The NYPD Was Ticketing Legally Parked Cars; Open Data Put an End to It
Thursday May 12, 2016 @09:32AM Germany Set To End Copyright Liability For Open Wi-Fi Operators
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Thursday May 05, 2016 @05:45PM India Plans To Spend $6 Billion On Creating New Forests
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:14PM Meet The Company That Poached The FBI's Entire Silk Road Investigation Team
Thursday May 05, 2016 @03:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @03:00PM Snowden: 'Governments Can Reduce Our Dignity To That Of Tagged Animals'
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @02:03PM Should You Pay Sales Tax on Internet Purchases? South Dakota Law Could Be The Test
Monday May 02, 2016 @02:05PM Gas Delivery Startups Want to Fill Up Your Car Anywhere, But It Might Not Be Legal
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:27PM In Internet Age, Pirate Radio Arises As Surprising Challenge
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @06:57PM Child Porn Suspect Jailed Indefinitely For Refusing To Decrypt Hard Drives
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @02:17PM Uber's New Policy Fines Riders Who Are Two Minutes Late
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @12:18PM India Makes It Compulsory For Phones To Have a 'Panic Button'
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @10:55AM Federal Judge Rules Amazon Must Refund Parents Duped By In-App Purchases
Sunday April 24, 2016 @04:13PM Schools Are Helping Police Spy On Kids' Social Media Activity
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:43PM Changes Are Coming To the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @02:33PM Almost Nothing About the 'Apple Harvests Gold From iPhones' Story Is True
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @12:41PM Anders Behring Breivik, Norway Murderer, Wins Human Rights Case
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @05:35PM EFF Sues DOJ For Access To Secret Court Orders On Decryption
Monday April 18, 2016 @02:37PM Joking About Giving Money To ISIS Can Cost You Money
Friday April 15, 2016 @05:31PM FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day
Friday April 15, 2016 @03:29PM US Anti-Encryption Law Is So 'Braindead' It Will Outlaw File Compression
Thursday April 14, 2016 @11:02PM UC Davis Spent $175,000 To Bury Search Results After Cops Pepper-Sprayed Protestors
Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:05PM Whistleblowers Fear Prosecution Under New European Trade Secrets Law
Thursday April 14, 2016 @12:12PM Microsoft Sues US Justice Department, Asks Court To Declare Secrecy Orders Unconstitutional
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @10:51PM Burr-Feinstein Anti-Encryption Bill Is Officially Released
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @10:00AM In the Age of Trump, Tech CEOs Cast Themselves As the New Statesmen
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:02PM Porn Giant xHamster Blocks North Carolina Users Who Support Anti-LGBT Law
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @11:05AM US Considers 'Breathalysers For Phones'
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @11:04AM Uber Releases First-Ever Transparency Report
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:21PM Cellebrite Is Developing Roadside Police 'Textalyzer' Device
Monday April 11, 2016 @03:52PM Microsoft Improves Efforts To Offer Equal Pay For Equal Work To Its Employees
Sunday April 10, 2016 @07:21AM Website Attempts To Generate Every Possible Patentable Invention
Friday April 08, 2016 @03:37PM Japan To Begin Testing Fingerprints As 'Currency'
Friday April 08, 2016 @12:03PM Dark Web Mapping Reveals That Half of the Content Is Legal
Thursday April 07, 2016 @09:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Thursday April 07, 2016 @05:53PM White House Declines To Support Bill That Would Let Judges Order Tech Companies To Break Encryption
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:29PM PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan After Transgender Bathroom Law
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @09:45AM Aussie Pirates Have Another Year Not To Worry About Warnings
Monday April 04, 2016 @05:41PM Massachusetts AG Sues ITT Tech For Exploiting Computer Network Students
Sunday April 03, 2016 @12:44PM 20th Anniversary of Unabomber's Arrest
Saturday April 02, 2016 @03:41PM Oklahoma Video Vigilante Uses Drone To Wage War Against Prostitutes and Johns
Saturday April 02, 2016 @12:49PM The Music Industry Is Begging the US Government To Change Its Copyright Laws
Friday April 01, 2016 @07:40PM Uber CEO Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Price Fixing
Thursday March 31, 2016 @04:35PM California Bill AB 2867 Proposed To Allow You To Cancel Comcast With 'Click Of The Mouse'
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:35PM Feds Used 1789 Law To Force Apple, Google To Unlock Phones 63 Times