Slashdot Items Tagged "law"

Date / Time Story
Monday October 16, 2017 @10:48AM US Supreme Court To Decide Microsoft Email Privacy Dispute
Friday October 13, 2017 @02:13PM Qualcomm Seeks China iPhone Ban, Escalating Apple Legal Fight
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:16PM It's Illegal to Pirate Films in Iran, Unless You're the Government
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:15PM Spanish Court Orders Google To Delete App Used For Catalan Independence Vote
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @02:44PM Waymo Wants Uber to Pay $2.6 Billion Over Alleged Trade Secret Theft
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:03PM Trump Administration Sued Over Phone Searches at US Borders
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @05:22PM UK Wants To Criminalize Re-Identification of Anonymized User Data
Friday August 04, 2017 @01:51PM The Kronos Indictment: Is it a Crime To Create and Sell Malware?
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @02:25PM Font Maker Sues Universal Music Over 'Pirated' The Vamps Logo
Monday July 31, 2017 @10:50AM Russia Bans VPNs To Stop Users From Looking at Censored Sites
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:25PM US Appeals Court Upholds Nondisclosure Rules For Surveillance Orders
Thursday July 13, 2017 @04:56PM Vaccines May Soon Be Mandatory For Children In France
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:09AM Qualcomm Seeks To Ban Imports And Sales of Apple iPhones in New Lawsuit
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @09:54PM Sci-Hub 'Pirate Bay For Scientists' Sued by American Chemical Society Over Cloned Site
Thursday June 29, 2017 @08:22AM Twitter Detects Riots Faster Than Police, Study Says
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @02:33PM Google Must Delete Search Results Worldwide, Supreme Court of Canada Rules
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @12:39PM Toshiba Sues Western Digital For $1 Billion in Damages
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:50PM Lawmakers Want To Move Fast On Self-Driving Car Legislation
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Thursday June 22, 2017 @11:16AM 'Coal King' Is Suing John Oliver, Time Warner, and HBO
Monday June 19, 2017 @02:00PM Offensive Trademarks Must Be Allowed, Rules Supreme Court
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:06PM Microsoft Wins Xbox Class-Action Fight at US Supreme Court
Monday June 12, 2017 @11:59AM Amazon Sues Former AWS VP Over Non-Compete Deal
Monday June 12, 2017 @07:08AM Sharp To Americans: You Don't Want to Buy a Sharp-Brand TV
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:18PM San Francisco Goes After Uber, Lyft For Data On City Trips, Driver Bonuses
Monday June 05, 2017 @10:45AM Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Major Privacy Case On Cellphone Data
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:22PM After Bomb Threats, FCC Proposes Letting Police Unveil Anonymous Callers
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:36PM China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @01:01PM US Supreme Court Protects Consumers' Right To Refill Ink Cartridges In Precedent-Setting Lexmark vs Impression Case
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @02:32PM Comcast Proves Need For Net Neutrality By Trying To Censor Advocacy Website
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @11:59AM Nokia Uses Lawsuit To Make Apple Its Friend
Monday May 22, 2017 @11:40AM The Supreme Court Is Cracking Down on Patent Trolls
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @09:49AM Qualcomm Sues Apple Contract Manufacturers
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:19AM Sprint Sues FCC For 'Capricious' Deregulation of Business Data Services
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:43PM Man To Pay $300,000 In Damages For Hacking Employer
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @12:05PM How One Little Cable Company Exposed Telecom's Achilles' Heel
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:06AM John Oliver Gets Fired Up Over Net Neutrality, Causes FCC's Site To Temporarily Crash
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:28AM Artificial Intelligence Closes In On the Work of Junior Lawyers
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:17PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Insecure Teens, Says Report
Monday May 01, 2017 @02:31PM US Appeals Court Won't Rehear 'Net Neutrality' Challenge
Friday April 21, 2017 @02:55PM Court Rules Fan Subtitles On TV and Movies Are Illegal
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @11:27PM Qualcomm Collected Partial iPhone Royalties Despite Legal Battle With Apple
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @10:22AM Bose Headphones Secretly Collected User Data, Lawsuit Reveals
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @10:32AM BlackBerry Awarded $815 Million in Arbitration Case Against Qualcomm
Saturday April 08, 2017 @04:41PM The Incentives For Software Firms To Take Security Seriously Are Too Weak
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:29PM Apple Taken To Court For Refusing To Fix Devices
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:09PM Uber Finds One Allegedly Stolen Waymo File -- On An Employee's Personal Device
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:41PM Publish Georgia's State Laws, You'll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules
Monday March 27, 2017 @01:09PM 'Pirate' Movie Streaming Sites Declared Legal By Italian Court
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:10AM Amazon Wins $1.5 Billion Tax Dispute Over IRS
Thursday March 23, 2017 @10:58AM Australia Shelves Copyright Safe Harbor For Google, Facebook
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:38AM Patents Are A Big Part Of Why We Can't Own Nice Things
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:35PM Who's Liable For Decisions AI and Robotics Make?
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:30PM 'Sorry, I've Forgotten My Decryption Password' is Contempt Of Court, Pal - US Appeal Judges
Friday March 17, 2017 @01:53PM FBI Arrests Alleged Attacker Who Tweeted Seizure-Inducing Strobe at a Writer
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:14AM Lack of Oxford Comma Could Cost Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:39PM Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @06:44PM Uber Is Using In-App Podcasts To Dissuade Seattle Drivers From Unionizing
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Friday March 10, 2017 @03:33PM Alphabet's Waymo Asks Judge To Block Uber From Using Self-Driving Car Secrets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:31PM EU Court Sets Limit On 'Right To Be Forgotten' In Company Registers
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:19AM Samsung Group Chief Denies All Charges as 'Trial of the Century' Begins
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Thursday March 09, 2017 @09:57AM Uber Admits Its Ghost Driver 'Greyball' Tool Was Used To Thwart Regulators, Vows To Stop
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Friday March 03, 2017 @05:05PM Uber Has Been Using a Secretive Program To Identify Enforcement Officers And Prevent Them From Hailing Cars
Friday March 03, 2017 @02:16PM Apple Is Expanding Its War With Qualcomm
Friday March 03, 2017 @10:29AM Uber Loses Legal Test Case Over Language
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:55PM Uber Ex-engineer Who Alleged Sexism Retains Lawyer
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:56AM Uber Says Thousands of London Drivers Threatened By English Language Test
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:39AM Founder of India's $4 Smartphone Firm Arrested on Allegations of Fraud
Thursday February 23, 2017 @06:20PM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Liable For Accidents, Not the Passengers: UK Government
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:11PM Google Says Almost Every Recent 'Trusted' DMCA Notices Were Bogus
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:36PM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:59AM BlackBerry Files Patent-Infringement Suit Against Nokia
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:56AM Brazil Judge Rules Uber Drivers Are Employees, Deserve Benefits
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @12:32AM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @10:03AM If You Owned a PC With a DVD Drive You Might Be Able To Claim $10
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @09:09AM Patent Troll With Good Record in Past Sues Netflix, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Others Over Offline Downloads
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:22PM Microsoft Seeks Trump Order Exemption for Workers With Visas
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:30PM UK 'Pirates' Get 20-Day Grace Period After Each Warning
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:24PM Apple Expands Qualcomm Legal Spat To China
Friday January 20, 2017 @12:26PM Uber Will Pay $20 Million For Exaggerating Drivers' Earnings
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:44PM China, Europe Drive Shift To Electric Cars as US Lags
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Friday January 13, 2017 @02:36PM Virginia 'Broadband Deployment Act' Would Kill Municipal Broadband Deployment
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:06AM US Appeals Court Revives Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:31AM Amazon Just Got Slapped With a $1 Million Fine For Misleading Pricing
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:15PM Supreme Court Will Not Examine Tech Industry Legal Shield
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:42PM FTC Takes D-Link To Court Citing Lax Product Security, Privacy Perils
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:35PM Uber Drivers Deemed To Be Employees By Swiss Insurance Provider
Thursday January 05, 2017 @12:04PM Apple Removes NYTimes App in China, Shows How Far It Is Willing To Go To Please Local Authority
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @11:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18AM Chinese Traders Charged With Insider Trading on Hacked Information
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:43AM Apple's Beef With Nokia Gets Intense, All Withings Products Pulled From Online Store
Friday December 23, 2016 @09:35AM Uber Lawsuit Alleges Employees Were Misled On Equity Compensation
Thursday December 22, 2016 @04:13PM Norway Aims To Allow Testing Of Self-Driving Cars in 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Monday December 19, 2016 @06:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Appeals EU Tax Ruling, Says It Was a 'Convenient Target'
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @12:09PM Uber Appeals Against Ruling that Its UK Drivers Are Workers
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @12:05PM Amazon Delivered Its First Customer Package By Drone
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @04:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Friday December 09, 2016 @01:39PM Michigan Lets Autonomous Cars On Roads Without Human Driver
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:01PM Every US Taxpayer Has Effectively Paid Apple At Least $6 in Recent Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:18AM Falsely Accused Movie Pirate Deserves $17K Compensation, Court Says
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:58AM Supreme Court Considers When US Patent Violations Are 'Induced' Abroad
Monday December 05, 2016 @09:57AM Embedding Isn't Copyright Infringement, Says Italian Court
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:01PM Lawyer Sues 20-Year-Old Student Who Gave a Bad Yelp Review, Loses Badly
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @11:00AM Uber Drivers Demand Higher Pay in Nationwide Protest
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @10:32AM The UK Is About to Legalize Mass Surveillance [Update]
Friday November 25, 2016 @03:51PM Iceland is Suing a Supermarket That's Using Its Name
Friday November 25, 2016 @03:02PM $1 Billion Getty Images Public Domain Photograph Dispute is Over
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Monday November 21, 2016 @02:06PM Samsung and Panasonic Accused Over Supply Chain Labour Abuses in Malaysia
Friday November 18, 2016 @06:58PM Major Cyberlocker EX.UA To Shut Down Amid Police Crackdown
Friday November 18, 2016 @02:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @12:04PM Britain Has Passed the 'Most Extreme Surveillance Law Ever Passed in a Democracy'
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @11:55AM Hacker Charged With Fraud After 'Stealing' In-game FIFA Currency
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @10:59AM US Navy Denies Pirating Software on 550K Computers, Says It Had Bought Licenses For 38 Machines
Friday November 11, 2016 @02:31PM Judge Orders Amazon Refunds for Children's In-app Purchases
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:12PM Why a Theoretical Physicist Wants All State Bills To Be Online Before Final Vote
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:18PM Judge Refuses To Block New York 'Ballot Selfie' Law
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:12PM Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker For $31 Million
Monday October 31, 2016 @03:26PM Over 10,000 Facebook Users Worldwide Falsely Check in at Standing Rock To Confuse Police
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:35PM Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On 'Ballot Selfies'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @01:41AM Hotel CEO Openly Celebrates Higher Prices After Anti-Airbnb Law Passes
Monday October 24, 2016 @11:29AM Swedish Administrative Court Bans Drones With Cameras
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @10:04PM Samsung Tried to Bribe Chinese Man To Keep Exploding Phone Video Private
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Apple and Other Tech Companies Have Registered Their IP in Jamaica, Tonga, and Elsewhere For Years
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:02PM FTC Says It May Be Unable To Regulate Comcast, Google, and Verizon
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:31AM London Insists on English Requirement For Private Hire Drivers
Thursday October 13, 2016 @11:31AM RIAA Seizes Wrong MP3Skull Domain
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @07:59PM Scientists Unveil Plans For First Space Nation 'Asgardia,' Open Citizenship Applications
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:52PM Court Rejects Massive Torrent Damages Claim, Admin Avoids Jail
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:00PM Toyota Raises Concerns About California Self-Driving Oversight, Calls It 'Preposterous'
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @02:19PM Comcast Fined $2.3 Million by FCC For 'Negative Option Billing' Practices
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Monday October 10, 2016 @09:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:15AM Judge: Lawsuits Now Can Be Served Using Twitter
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:53AM Samsung Could Face Second Recall As US Probes Burnt Phone
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:08AM Fake Call Centers in India Scam Americans Of Millions
Thursday October 06, 2016 @10:42AM Smartphone Reseller Cheated Customers Out of Millions, Feds Say
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:07AM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:48AM Facebook Says a 'Technical Issue' Caused Drugs, Animals and Other Illegal Listings To Flood Its New Craigslist Competitor
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:56PM New California Law Allows Test of Autonomous Shuttle With No Driver
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:50AM Saudi Arabian Teen Arrested For Online Videos With American Blogger
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:04PM FCC Delays Cable TV Apps Vote, Needs Time To Work Out Licensing
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @10:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users
Monday September 26, 2016 @11:16AM UK's Top Police Warn That Modding Games May Turn Kids into Hackers
Monday September 26, 2016 @10:52AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Thursday September 22, 2016 @11:51AM Charter Fights FCC's Attempt To Uncover 'Hidden' Cable Modem Fees
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @05:00PM With 3D Printer Gun Files, National Security Interest Trumps Free Speech, Court Rules
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:21PM Florida Man Sues Samsung, Says Galaxy Note 7 Exploded
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Friday September 16, 2016 @11:21AM Russia Bans Pornhub, YouPorn - Tells Citizens To Meet Someone In Real Life
Thursday September 15, 2016 @02:57PM A Woman Is Suing Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos To Facebook
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:09AM EU Court Blocks Brazilian Company From Trademarking Sound Of a Ringing Phone
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Thursday September 01, 2016 @03:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:50PM Senate Committee Expected To OK Autonomous Car Bills in Michigan
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