Slashdot Items Tagged "law"

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Saturday April 08, 2017 @04:41PM The Incentives For Software Firms To Take Security Seriously Are Too Weak
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:33AM Are you liable if you run a public Wi-Fi hotspot?
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:52AM The Case Against Ratifying the Trans Pacific Partnership
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'
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
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 @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 @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 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
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @02:17PM Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet As Industry Points To New Copyright Notice System
Friday April 24, 2015 @10:45AM Irish Legislator Proposes Law That Would Make Annoying People Online a Crime
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:17PM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:53PM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:29PM Google, Apple and Microsoft Squirm As Global Tax Schemes Scrutinized
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:50PM USPTO Demands EFF Censor Its Comments On Patentable Subject Matter
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:45PM Snapchat Joins the Gang, Releases Transparency Report
Sunday April 05, 2015 @06:15PM Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats
Saturday April 04, 2015 @11:58PM Powdered Alcohol Banned In Six States
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:06PM EFF Fighting Automakers Over Whether You Own Your Car
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:09PM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:01PM Amazon Requires Non-Compete Agreements.. For Warehouse Workers
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:45PM German Auto Firms Face Roadblock In Testing Driverless Car Software
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:15AM In Response to Pollution Spike, Paris Temporarily Halves Traffic By Decree
Friday March 20, 2015 @08:13PM ISPs Worry About FCC's 'Future Conduct' Policing
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:28PM Stanford Study Credits Lack of Non-Competes For Silicon Valley's Success
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:55PM Powdered Alcohol Approved By Feds, Banned By States
Thursday March 05, 2015 @03:07PM CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty To Compu-Finder For Spamming Canadians
Thursday March 05, 2015 @01:01PM Conservancy Announces Funding for GPL Compliance Lawsuit
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:29PM Australian ISPs To Introduce '3-Strike' Style Anti-piracy Scheme
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:15AM How Big Telecom Tried To Kill Net Neutrality Before It Was Even a Concept
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:02AM Mississippi - the Nation's Leader In Vaccination Rates
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:37AM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Sunday January 18, 2015 @03:41PM Republican Bill Aims To Thwart the FCC's Leaning Towards Title II
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @01:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Saturday January 17, 2015 @10:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Monday January 12, 2015 @02:31PM Legal developments show the importance of FOSS is growing
Sunday January 11, 2015 @07:01PM US Lawmakers Push For a Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes
Sunday January 11, 2015 @06:04PM Tesla vs. Car Dealers: the Lobbyist Went Down To Georgia
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @01:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Saturday December 13, 2014 @04:42PM Canada Waives Own Rules, Helps Microsoft Avoid US Visa Problems
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:16PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Thursday December 11, 2014 @11:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Friday December 05, 2014 @06:18PM Should IT Professionals Be Exempt From Overtime Regulations?
Thursday December 04, 2014 @12:19PM 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime In New York City
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:32AM UK MP Says ISPs Must Take Responsibility For Movie Leaks, Sony Eyes North Korea
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:48AM Montana Lawmakers Propose 85 Mph Speed Limit On Interstates
Sunday November 30, 2014 @09:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Thursday November 27, 2014 @10:22AM Google Told To Expand Right To Be Forgotten
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:44AM US Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive
Monday November 17, 2014 @07:15PM Can the US Actually Cultivate Local Competition in Broadband?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @08:06PM Pianist Asks Washington Post To Remove Review Under "Right To Be Forgotten"
Monday October 27, 2014 @11:17AM What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?
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
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:27PM America 'Has Become a War Zone'
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
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @01:46PM Why the Latest FISA Release By Google Et Al. Means Squat
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