Slashdot Items Tagged "law"

Date / Time Story
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:09AM Second Confirmed Death In Japan Involving Pokemon Go
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Friday August 19, 2016 @07:32PM Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won't Sue, But Car Insurer May
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @05:16PM Companies Can't Legally Void the Warranty For Jailbreaking Or Rooting Your Phone
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Thursday August 11, 2016 @03:26PM Bleeping Computer Countersues Maker of SpyHunter
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @04:00PM Kansas Couple Sues IP Mapping Firm For Turning Their Life Into a 'Digital Hell'
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:33AM Are you liable if you run a public Wi-Fi hotspot?
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Thursday July 28, 2016 @03:23PM Microsoft Faces Two New Lawsuits Over Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade Tactics
Thursday July 28, 2016 @02:33PM Stiglitz Calls Apple's Profit Reporting In Ireland 'a Fraud'
Friday July 22, 2016 @11:24AM Samsung Fights Back, Sues China's Huawei For Patent Infringement
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Monday July 18, 2016 @01:28PM Germany To Require 'Black Box' in Autonomous Cars
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:21AM Uber's Investigators Admit To Lying While Digging Up Dirt On Legal Foes
Thursday July 14, 2016 @01:22PM Valve Denounces Third-Party Gambling Sites, But Won't Block Them
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @04:10PM TOS Agreements Require Giving Up First Born -- and Users Gladly Consent
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @02:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Monday July 11, 2016 @02:24PM Facebook Sued for $1 Billion for Alleged Use of Medium for Terror
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is It Ever OK To Quit Without Giving Notice?
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:06PM Blizzard Sues Overwatch 'Cheat' Maker For Copyright Infringement
Monday July 04, 2016 @12:41PM Google Twists the Knife, Asks For Sanctions Against Oracle Attorney
Thursday June 30, 2016 @01:18PM Spotify Says Apple Won't Approve New Version Of Its App Because It Doesn't Want Competition For Apple Music
Thursday June 30, 2016 @09:05AM Spanish Authorities Raid Google Offices Over Tax
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @01:18PM Airbnb Has Sued Its Hometown Of San Francisco
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Thursday June 23, 2016 @02:19PM Volkswagen To Pay $10.2 Billion In Emissions Lawsuit
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:07PM Europe's Robots To Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan
Monday June 20, 2016 @06:07PM New York Senate Passes Bill That Bans Short-Term Apartment Listings On Airbnb
Thursday June 16, 2016 @11:55AM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Must Pay Record Labels $395,000
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Monday June 06, 2016 @05:04PM Future Phones May Use Vacuum Tube Chips As Silicon Hits Moore's Law Extremes
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:45PM FBI Developing Software To Track, Sort People By Their Tattoos
Thursday June 02, 2016 @03:49PM How The FAA Shot Down 'Uber For Planes'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @02:06PM Police Are Filing Warrants For Android's Vast Store Of Location Data
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:29PM Model X Owner Files Lemon Law Suit Against Tesla, Claims Car Is Unsafe To Drive
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:30PM Android Is 'Fair Use' As Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Lawsuit
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:37PM FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:28PM Billionaire Technologist Accuses NASA Asteroid Mission of Bad Statistics
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:26PM Google's Tensor Processing Unit Could Advance Moore's Law 7 Years Into The Future
Friday May 13, 2016 @11:51AM France's After Work Email Ban Is 1 Step Closer To Reality
Thursday May 12, 2016 @03:48PM BakerHostetler Hires Artificial Intelligent Attorney 'Ross'
Thursday May 12, 2016 @12:49PM The NYPD Was Ticketing Legally Parked Cars; Open Data Put an End to It
Thursday May 12, 2016 @10:32AM Germany Set To End Copyright Liability For Open Wi-Fi Operators
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Thursday May 05, 2016 @06:45PM India Plans To Spend $6 Billion On Creating New Forests
Thursday May 05, 2016 @05:14PM Meet The Company That Poached The FBI's Entire Silk Road Investigation Team
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:10PM FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes Like Tobacco
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @08:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @04:00PM Snowden: 'Governments Can Reduce Our Dignity To That Of Tagged Animals'
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @03:03PM Should You Pay Sales Tax on Internet Purchases? South Dakota Law Could Be The Test
Monday May 02, 2016 @03:05PM Gas Delivery Startups Want to Fill Up Your Car Anywhere, But It Might Not Be Legal
Thursday April 28, 2016 @08:27PM In Internet Age, Pirate Radio Arises As Surprising Challenge
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @07:57PM Child Porn Suspect Jailed Indefinitely For Refusing To Decrypt Hard Drives
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @03:17PM Uber's New Policy Fines Riders Who Are Two Minutes Late
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @01:18PM India Makes It Compulsory For Phones To Have a 'Panic Button'
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @11:55AM Federal Judge Rules Amazon Must Refund Parents Duped By In-App Purchases
Sunday April 24, 2016 @05:13PM Schools Are Helping Police Spy On Kids' Social Media Activity
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @11:43PM Changes Are Coming To the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @03:33PM Almost Nothing About the 'Apple Harvests Gold From iPhones' Story Is True
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @01:41PM Anders Behring Breivik, Norway Murderer, Wins Human Rights Case
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @06:35PM EFF Sues DOJ For Access To Secret Court Orders On Decryption
Monday April 18, 2016 @03:37PM Joking About Giving Money To ISIS Can Cost You Money
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:31PM FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day
Friday April 15, 2016 @04:29PM US Anti-Encryption Law Is So 'Braindead' It Will Outlaw File Compression
Friday April 15, 2016 @12:02AM UC Davis Spent $175,000 To Bury Search Results After Cops Pepper-Sprayed Protestors
Thursday April 14, 2016 @04:05PM Whistleblowers Fear Prosecution Under New European Trade Secrets Law
Thursday April 14, 2016 @01:12PM Microsoft Sues US Justice Department, Asks Court To Declare Secrecy Orders Unconstitutional
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:51PM Burr-Feinstein Anti-Encryption Bill Is Officially Released
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:00AM In the Age of Trump, Tech CEOs Cast Themselves As the New Statesmen
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @05:02PM Porn Giant xHamster Blocks North Carolina Users Who Support Anti-LGBT Law
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @12:05PM US Considers 'Breathalysers For Phones'
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @12:04PM Uber Releases First-Ever Transparency Report
Monday April 11, 2016 @05:21PM Cellebrite Is Developing Roadside Police 'Textalyzer' Device
Monday April 11, 2016 @04:52PM Microsoft Improves Efforts To Offer Equal Pay For Equal Work To Its Employees
Sunday April 10, 2016 @08:21AM Website Attempts To Generate Every Possible Patentable Invention
Friday April 08, 2016 @04:37PM Japan To Begin Testing Fingerprints As 'Currency'
Friday April 08, 2016 @01:03PM Dark Web Mapping Reveals That Half of the Content Is Legal
Thursday April 07, 2016 @10:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Thursday April 07, 2016 @06:53PM White House Declines To Support Bill That Would Let Judges Order Tech Companies To Break Encryption
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @07:29PM PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan After Transgender Bathroom Law
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @10:45AM Aussie Pirates Have Another Year Not To Worry About Warnings
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:41PM Massachusetts AG Sues ITT Tech For Exploiting Computer Network Students
Sunday April 03, 2016 @01:44PM 20th Anniversary of Unabomber's Arrest
Saturday April 02, 2016 @04:41PM Oklahoma Video Vigilante Uses Drone To Wage War Against Prostitutes and Johns
Saturday April 02, 2016 @01:49PM The Music Industry Is Begging the US Government To Change Its Copyright Laws
Friday April 01, 2016 @08:40PM Uber CEO Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Price Fixing
Thursday March 31, 2016 @05:35PM California Bill AB 2867 Proposed To Allow You To Cancel Comcast With 'Click Of The Mouse'
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:35PM Feds Used 1789 Law To Force Apple, Google To Unlock Phones 63 Times
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:22AM Police Unlikely To Win Wider Access To Smartphones Despite FBI Success In San Bernardino Case
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @09:38PM Valve Loses Australian Court Battle Over Steam
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:54PM Company Creates Gun That Looks Like a Cellphone
Monday March 28, 2016 @10:42AM Google Scales the Great Firewall, Falls Off 105 Minutes Later
Friday March 25, 2016 @04:47PM Bill Introduced To Require ID When Purchasing "Burner Phones"
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:08PM Millionaires: Raise Our Taxes To Address Poverty, Fix Roads
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:15PM Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
Saturday March 19, 2016 @12:48PM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Legal Because They Pass Safety Tests, Argues Google
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @04:45PM What Apple Can Learn From BlackBerry Not To Do
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:52AM The Case Against Ratifying the Trans Pacific Partnership
Saturday March 12, 2016 @06:08PM Study Finds 3 Laws Could Reduce Firearm Deaths By 90%
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:03PM Russian Bitcoin Issuers Will Risk 7 Years In Prison
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:43AM Chicagoan Arrested For Using Cell-phone Jammer To Make Subway Commute Tolerable
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:57AM Contradictory Understandings of "Robot" Sow Confusion In US Law
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Sunday March 06, 2016 @09:49PM High-Tech 'Bazooka' Fires a Net To Take Down Drones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @07:05PM French Bill Carries 5-Year Jail Sentence For Company Refusals To Decrypt Data For Police
Thursday March 03, 2016 @02:46PM Justice Dept. Grants Immunity To Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Email Server
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:54AM Documents Reveal Details of EU-US Privacy Shield Data Sharing Deal
Saturday February 27, 2016 @02:20PM San Bernardino Police: Reasonably Good Chance Nothing Of Value On Shooter's iPhone
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:35PM Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter To Back Apple With Legal Filing In FBI Case
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:19AM Thanks To Encryption, UK Efforts To Block Torrent Sites Are Pointless
Monday February 22, 2016 @02:10PM Snowden Would Return To US If Government Guarantees Fair Trial
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:01PM Judge Slams Anthem, Rules That Breach Constitutes Harm To Customers
Thursday February 18, 2016 @05:38PM John McAfee Offers To Decrypt San Bernardino iPhone For the FBI and Save America
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:54AM Paris Attacks Would Not Have Happened Without Crypto
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @11:21PM Chief CETA Negotiator Says Treaty "Virtually Complete"
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @09:23PM Judge Tells Apple To Help FBI Access San Bernardino Shooters' iPhone
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:40PM New Energy Efficiency Standards Take Effect This Week In the US
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:58AM UK Gov't Launches Public Consultation On Porn-Site Age Checks
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:46AM Australian Foreign Affairs Says UN Assange Ruling Not Binding
Saturday February 13, 2016 @08:41PM US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has Died
Saturday February 13, 2016 @02:29PM Authorities Reportedly Question McAfee's Ex-girlfriend
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:29AM French Court Rules That Facebook Can Now Be Sued in France
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:45AM NHTSA Gives Green Light To Self-Driving Cars
Friday February 05, 2016 @10:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Monday February 01, 2016 @08:37PM Fine Brothers File For Trademark On Word "React"
Friday January 29, 2016 @07:48PM Cable Lobby Steams Up Over FCC Set-Top Box Competition Plan
Friday January 29, 2016 @04:12PM T-Mobile's Binge On Violates Net Neutrality, Says Stanford Report
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Saturday January 23, 2016 @04:31PM Utah Bill Would Require IT Workers To Report Child Porn
Thursday January 21, 2016 @06:38PM California Bill Would Require Phone Crypto Backdoors
Thursday January 14, 2016 @05:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:36AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While At Work
Thursday January 14, 2016 @06:28AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While at Work
Sunday January 10, 2016 @07:42AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:51AM 1st Circuit Injunction Re: TSA's New Mandatory AIT Search Rule Fully Briefed
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:48AM Drone Registration Is FAA's Way of Getting You To Read Their "EULA"
Monday December 28, 2015 @12:52AM Bruce Schneier: IoT + DMCA = More Monopolies, Limits On Consumer Choice
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:11PM The Humans Crashing Into Driverless Cars are Exposing a Key Flaw
Thursday December 17, 2015 @06:51PM New WTO Trade Deal Will Exempt IT-Related Products From Import Tariffs
Thursday December 17, 2015 @03:32PM CA DMV Releases Draft Requirements For Autonomous Vehicles On Public Streets
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:32AM Go To Jail For Visiting a Web Site? Top Law Prof Talks Up the Idea
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @12:22PM Seattle Passes First Uber Drivers' Union Into Law
Sunday December 13, 2015 @07:22PM Why Governments Lie About Encryption Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @01:23PM UK Citizens May Soon Need License To Photograph Stuff They Already Own
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:55PM Why Legal Experts Are Up In Arms Over a Trade-Secrets Bill Microsoft Loves
Wednesday December 02, 2015 @04:24PM The FSF's Donald Robertson Talks About Copyrights, Patents, and the TPP (Video)
Sunday November 29, 2015 @07:36PM Contractors or Not, Seattle Uber Drivers Might Get Collective Bargaining
Sunday November 29, 2015 @11:58AM Canadian, UK Law Professors Condemn Space Mining Provisions of Commercial Space Act
Saturday November 28, 2015 @12:13PM Air Force Hires Civilian Drone Pilots For Combat Patrols
Friday November 27, 2015 @09:52PM France Using Emergency Powers To Prevent Climate Change Protests
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @01:53PM Judge Wipes Out Safe Harbor Provision In DMCA, Makes Cox Accomplice of Piracy
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:17AM New Anti-Piracy Law In Australia Already Being Abused
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Sunday November 15, 2015 @01:25PM FCC Clarifies: It's Legal To Hack Your Router
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:18AM In Ireland, All RC and Drones Over 1kg To Be Registered
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:53AM The European Commission Is Preparing a Frontal Attack On the Hyperlink
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:58AM US Law Can't Keep Up With Technology -- and Why That's a Good Thing
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:28AM Harvard Project Aims To Put Every Court Decision Online, For Free
Sunday November 01, 2015 @12:00PM Real-World Roadblocks To Implementing CISA
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:04AM China Ends One-Child Policy
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:57PM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Thursday October 22, 2015 @05:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Saturday October 17, 2015 @12:45PM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Thursday October 08, 2015 @01:42PM Former Reuters Media Editor Found Guilty of Helping Anonymous Hack Into LA Times
Sunday October 04, 2015 @01:48PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting?
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:57AM Legal Loophole Offers Volkswagen Criminal Immunity
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @03:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 21, 2015 @07:33AM UK Man Gets Britain's First-Ever Conviction For Illegal Drone Use
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:36PM A Call To RICO Climate Change Science Deniers
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:51AM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:36AM EU Parliament Votes To Ban Cloning of Farm Animals
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:57PM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Friday July 24, 2015 @10:58PM Georgia Lawmakers Sue Carl Malamud For Publishing Georgia Law
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Monday July 13, 2015 @12:19AM Taking the Lawyers Out of the Loop
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:44AM European Government Agrees On Net Neutrality Rules, With Exemptions
Saturday June 27, 2015 @12:06PM 79% of Airbnb Listings In Barcelona Are Illegal
Saturday June 13, 2015 @01:33PM As Drought Worsens, California Orders Record Water Cuts
Thursday June 11, 2015 @06:28PM Do Robots Need Passports? Should They?
Friday May 29, 2015 @06:12PM Mandriva CEO: Employee Lawsuits Put Us Out of Business
Monday May 25, 2015 @11:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant