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Wednesday October 22, 2014 @03:50PM Microsoft,, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:45PM How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:44PM Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
Sunday October 19, 2014 @01:31PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Sunday September 14, 2014 @12:37PM NSA Metadata Collection Gets 90-Day Extension
Friday September 12, 2014 @02:15PM Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @04:27PM MetaFilter Founder Says Vacation Firm Forged Court Docs To Scotch Review
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:20PM First US Appeals Court Hears Arguments To Shut Down NSA Database
Saturday August 30, 2014 @12:30PM Judge Allows L.A. Cops To Keep License Plate Reader Data Secret
Thursday August 28, 2014 @12:35PM Google Wins $1.3 Million From Patent Troll
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @09:11PM California DMV Told Google Cars Still Need Steering Wheels
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:03PM $125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @04:54PM Man arrested, strip-searched after photographing NYPD wins $125,000
Sunday August 17, 2014 @01:21PM EFF's Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:15PM Larry Rosen: A Case Study In Understanding (and Enforcing) the GPL
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:51PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Monday August 04, 2014 @12:44AM Apple $450 Million e-Book Settlement Wins Court Approval
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @05:02PM Senate Bill Would Ban Most Bulk Surveillance
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:39PM Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @05:31PM Court Rejects Fox's Attempt to Use Aereo Ruling Against Dish's Hopper
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:37PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times in 2013
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @03:50PM Encryption Keys For Kim Dotcom's Data Can't Be Given To FBI, Court Rules
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @12:16PM Seven ISPs Take Legal Action Against GCHQ
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @05:01PM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @09:20PM U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception
Monday June 30, 2014 @12:24AM California Legalizes Bitcoin
Thursday June 26, 2014 @07:17PM NYC Loses Appeal To Ban Large Sugary Drinks
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @01:56PM San Francisco Bans Parking Spot Auctioning App
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:52PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Monday June 23, 2014 @12:26PM Interviews: Ask Lawrence Lessig About His Mayday PAC
Friday June 20, 2014 @11:55AM Judge: $324M Settlement In Silicon Valley Tech Worker Case Not Enough
Thursday June 19, 2014 @06:42PM US Supreme Court Invalidates Patent For Being Software Patent
Sunday June 15, 2014 @11:23PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Friday June 13, 2014 @09:11PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:14PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Friday June 13, 2014 @02:20PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Saturday June 07, 2014 @09:49AM $57,000 Payout For Woman Charged With Wiretapping After Filming Cops
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:53PM Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout
Thursday May 22, 2014 @05:26PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:53PM NSA surveillance reform bill passes House by 303 votes to 121
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:53PM Patent Troll Reform Dies in the Senate
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @07:25PM IT Pro Gets Prison Time For Sabotaging Ex-Employer's System
Friday May 02, 2014 @11:10AM For the First Time Ever, the FAA Is Trying To Fine a Drone Hobbyist
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:51PM Drone Camera Tornado Coverage Raises Press Freedom Questions
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @12:09PM Supreme Court Makes It Easier To Get Lawyers Fees In Patent Cases
Monday April 28, 2014 @01:29PM SCOTUS ends Novell's anti-trust cast against Microsoft
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:47PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:23PM Administration ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @01:49PM General Mills Retracts "No Right to Sue" EULA Clause
Friday April 18, 2014 @07:57PM VA Supreme Court: Michael Mann Needn't Turn Over All His Email
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @12:36PM Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal
Sunday April 13, 2014 @02:38PM US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions
Friday April 11, 2014 @02:03PM 'weev' Conviction Vacated
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @12:24PM European Court of Justice Strikes Down Data Retention Law
Thursday April 03, 2014 @02:54PM Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements
Monday March 31, 2014 @12:47PM Typo Keyboard For iPhone Faces Sales Ban
Monday March 31, 2014 @12:40PM An Engineer's Eureka Moment With a GM Flaw
Friday March 28, 2014 @05:50PM FTC Settles with Sites over SSL Lies
Friday March 28, 2014 @02:14PM DOJ Pushes to Expand Hacking Abilities Against Cyber-Criminals
Friday March 28, 2014 @02:14PM Wal-Mart Sues Visa For $5 Billion For Rigging Card Swipe Fees
Thursday March 27, 2014 @12:49PM Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password
Thursday March 27, 2014 @12:48PM In Israel, Class-Action Plaintiff Requests Waze Source Code Under GPL
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @03:49PM Target and Trustwave Sued Over Credit Card Breach
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @04:34PM IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency
Monday March 24, 2014 @09:57PM Florida Judge Rules IP Address Can't Identify a BitTorrent Pirate
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @12:43PM Judge Tells Feds To Be More Specific About Email Search Warrants
Friday March 07, 2014 @05:53PM CIA under investigation for monitoring Senate
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:45PM Lessig Wins Fair Use Case
Friday February 21, 2014 @02:09PM White House Takes Steps Against Patent Trolls
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:27PM Court sides with software developer in open source dispute enforcing GPL
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:21PM Hyperlinking Is Not Copyright Infringement, EU Court Rules
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @04:46PM Open Source — the Last Patent Defense?
Saturday February 08, 2014 @05:23PM German Domain Registrar Liable For Copyright Infringement
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @03:53PM The Public Patent Foundation Fights for Freedom From Bad Patents (Video)
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:51PM Pirate Bay Block Lifted In the Netherlands
Sunday January 26, 2014 @01:26AM Decision, EA: Judge Reverses Multimillion Dollar Award To Madden Dev
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:13PM US Supreme Court: Patent Holders Must Prove Infringment
Monday January 20, 2014 @07:47PM Linus Torvalds: Any CLA Is Fundamentally Broken
Sunday January 19, 2014 @03:02PM Court Victory Gives Blogger Same Speech Protections As Traditional Press
Friday January 17, 2014 @01:20PM Americans To FCC Chair: No Cell Calls On Planes, Please
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @12:46PM Silicon Valley Workers May Pursue Salary-Fixing Lawsuit
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @01:34PM Federal Court Kills Net Neutrality, Says FCC Lacks Authority.
Friday January 10, 2014 @03:15PM It's Official: Registrars Cannot Hold Domains Hostage Without a Court Order
Friday January 10, 2014 @01:53PM Nintendo defeats and assumes control of "troll's" patent portfolio after victory
Friday January 10, 2014 @01:51PM It's Official: Registrars cannot hold domains hostage without a court order
Thursday December 19, 2013 @06:01PM Proposed California Law Would Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday December 14, 2013 @12:15PM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:40PM Decades-Old Rambus Litigation Against Micron For RDRAM Tech Reaches Settlement
Friday December 06, 2013 @01:30PM Patent Troll Bill Clears House With Huge Majority
Friday December 06, 2013 @01:26PM German Court: Open Source Project Liable For 3rd Party DRM-Busting Coding
Thursday December 05, 2013 @11:00AM Tech Companies Set To Appeal 2012 Oracle Vs. Google Ruling
Friday November 29, 2013 @12:47PM Rivals can legally create copycat software says UK Court
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:38PM Newegg trial: Crypto legend takes the stand, goes for knockout patent punch
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @12:05PM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Thursday November 14, 2013 @01:45PM EFF Says Mark Shuttleworth Is Wrong About Trademark
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @04:35PM Judge: No Privacy Expectations For Data On P2P Networks
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:10PM Swatter gets 30 months in prison
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:07PM Taiwan Protests Apple Maps That Show Island As Province of China
Sunday October 27, 2013 @10:31PM Federal Prosecutors, In a Policy Shift, Cite Warrantless Wiretaps As Evidence
Thursday October 24, 2013 @06:04PM Finally, a Bill To End Patent Trolling
Wednesday October 23, 2013 @12:22PM Court Rules Probable-Cause Warrant Required For GPS Trackers
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:32PM Patriot Act Author Introduces Bill to Limit Use of Patriot Act
Friday October 04, 2013 @11:48AM First Few Doctor Who Episodes May Fall To Public Domain Next Year
Sunday September 29, 2013 @11:34AM EU Committee Votes To Make All Smartphone Vendors Utilize a Standard Charger
Thursday September 26, 2013 @11:18AM Judge Orders Patent Troll To Explain Its 'Mr. Sham' To Jury
Friday September 20, 2013 @10:11AM California Becomes First State In Nation To Regulate Ride-Sharing
Thursday September 19, 2013 @12:02PM Group Attacks Bad Software Patents Before They're Approved
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:26AM One Man's Battle With Patent Trolls
Wednesday September 11, 2013 @10:03PM How IP Law Helps FOSS Communities
Monday September 09, 2013 @09:11PM The Reporter's Fifth Amendment Paradox
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:56PM Yahoo and Facebook Join Google In FISC Petition After Government Talks Fail
Thursday September 05, 2013 @07:16PM NRA Joins ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA
Sunday September 01, 2013 @07:31PM Apple Now Relaying All FaceTime Calls Due To Lost Patent Dispute
Thursday August 29, 2013 @12:49PM Pastafarian Wins Battle To Wear Colander In License Photo
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @12:53PM New Zealand Bans Software Patents
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @03:43PM OmniPage Maker Nuance Loses Patent Trial Over OCR Tech
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:59PM EFF Wins Release of Secret Court Opinion: NSA Surveillance Unconstitutional
Friday August 16, 2013 @11:17AM NSA Broke Privacy Rules Thousands of Times Per Year, Audit Finds
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @01:17PM Class-action Suit Filed Against Microsoft Over Surface Write Off
Wednesday July 31, 2013 @12:58PM Microsoft Will Have to Rename SkyDrive, BSkyB Wins Legal Battle
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @12:19PM German Court Finds Fantec Responsible For GPL Violation On Third-Party Code
Friday July 26, 2013 @03:30PM Judge Denies Administration Request To Delay ACLU Metadata Lawsuit
Wednesday July 24, 2013 @12:47AM Invalidation of Eolas's Web Patent Claims Upheld
Saturday July 20, 2013 @01:12AM Former Cal State Student Gets Year In Prison For Rigging Campus Election
Wednesday July 17, 2013 @12:43PM Microsoft Petitions US Attorney General For Permission To Disclose Data Requests
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @02:35PM French Parliament Votes To Give Priority To Free Software
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @02:32PM Judge Rules Apple Colluded With Publishers to Fix Ebook Prices
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @02:56PM UK Government Surveillance Faces Legal Challenge.. In Secret Court
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @02:56PM Federal Judge Rejects State Secrets Claims: EFF Case To Proceed
Friday June 28, 2013 @03:45PM FTC Wins Huge $7.5 Million Penalty Against "Do Not Call" List Violator
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @02:18PM FCC Considering Proposal For Encrypted Ham Radio
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @02:16PM Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @05:32PM Google Files First Amendment Challenge Against FISA Gag Order
Monday June 17, 2013 @10:03AM SCO v. IBM Is Officially Reopened
Friday June 14, 2013 @01:22PM Birthday Song's Copyright Leads To a Lawsuit For the Ages
Thursday June 13, 2013 @02:44PM Apple Revises Warranty Policies In Europe To Comply With EU Laws
Thursday June 13, 2013 @02:43PM Bill Regulating 3D Printed Guns Announced In NYC
Thursday June 13, 2013 @02:41PM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @05:25PM Federal Judge Says Interns Should Be Paid
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @12:11PM NSA, Obama Sued Over Domestic Surveillance Program
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @07:10PM Judge Orders Child Porn Suspect To Decrypt His Hard Drives
Friday May 24, 2013 @09:21PM Judge Thinks Apple Will Lose E-Book Price-Fixing Case
Monday May 20, 2013 @06:44PM Book Review: Locked Down: Information Security For Lawyers
Thursday May 16, 2013 @01:40PM Newegg Defeats Alcatel-Lucent in Third Patent Win This Year
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @04:29PM NTSB Recommends Lower Drunk Driving Threshold Nationwide: 0.05 BAC
Friday May 10, 2013 @12:41PM Biometric Database Plans Hidden In Immigration Bill
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @03:18PM German Court Rejects Apple's Privacy Policy
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @03:03PM US DOJ Say They Don't Need Warrants For E-Mail, Chats
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @01:20PM Judge Refers Prenda Copyright Trolls To Criminal Investigators
Saturday April 27, 2013 @10:26PM MPAA Executive Tampers With Evidence In Piracy Case
Wednesday April 24, 2013 @03:46PM Federal Magistrate Rules That Fifth Amendment Applies To Encryption Keys
Thursday April 18, 2013 @10:48PM YouTube Wins Against Viacom Again
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @08:40PM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Indicted For Hacking, Fraud
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @12:23AM FCC Issues Forfeiture Notices to Two Business for Jamming Cellular Frequencies
Friday April 12, 2013 @01:33AM Judge Slams Apple-Motorola Suit As 'Business Strategy'
Thursday April 11, 2013 @02:30PM Bin Laden Raid Member To Be WikiLeaks Witness
Friday April 05, 2013 @02:56PM German Court finds Apple's 'slide to unlock' patent invalid
Thursday March 28, 2013 @12:01PM Uniloc Patent Case Against Rackspace Tossed for Bogus Patents
Wednesday March 27, 2013 @03:45PM Supreme Court of Canada Rules That Text Messages Are Private
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @06:57PM Free Software Camps Wading Into VP8 Patent Fight
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @06:45PM Spanish Open Source Group Files Complaint Over Microsoft Use of UEFI Secure Boot
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:20AM Digging Into the Legal Status of 3-D Printed Guns
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @01:24PM Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @01:23PM UK Bloggers Could Face Libel Fines Unless Registered As Press
Friday March 15, 2013 @06:38PM National Security Letters Ruled Unconstitutional, Banned
Thursday March 14, 2013 @06:26PM German Court confirms LGPL validity
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!
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @04:08PM Canadian File Sharing Plaintiff Admits To Copyright Trolling
Thursday March 07, 2013 @03:48PM Texas Bills Would Bar Warrantless Snooping On Phone Location
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @07:13PM Rand Paul Launches a Filibuster Against Drone Strikes On US Soil
Friday March 01, 2013 @05:13PM Judge Koh reduces some Samsung/Apple damages and orders new trial for others
Tuesday February 26, 2013 @10:07PM Supreme Court Disallows FISA Challenges
Thursday February 21, 2013 @06:28PM Illinois Politician Wants a Kill Switch For Anonymous Speech Online
Friday February 15, 2013 @08:10AM Australian Federal Court Rules For Patent Over Breast Cancer Gene
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @03:12PM Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
Monday February 11, 2013 @05:30PM Australian Govt Forces Apple, Adobe, Microsoft To Explain Price Hikes
Friday February 08, 2013 @05:09PM Judge invalidates 13 Motorola patent claims against Microsoft
Friday February 08, 2013 @04:54PM European Court Finds Copyright Doesn't Automatically Trump Freedom Of Expression
Thursday February 07, 2013 @02:31PM UK Court: MPAA Not Entitled To Profits From Piracy
Wednesday February 06, 2013 @05:01PM UK Court: MPAA Not Entitled To Profits From Piracy
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @04:24PM Bill proposed in Oregon State Senate to ban "drones" puts R/C flying in jeopardy
Sunday February 03, 2013 @10:14AM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Patent Trolls Seeking Wi-fi License Fees?
Thursday January 31, 2013 @01:50AM What You Can Do About the Phone Unlocking Fiasco
Friday January 25, 2013 @10:06PM Does Microsoft Have the Best App Store For Open Source Developers?
Friday January 25, 2013 @12:50PM Does Microsoft have the best app store for open source developers?
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @05:43PM New HIPAA rules for Healthcare Providers a 180 degree turn on Patient's Privacy
Wednesday January 23, 2013 @05:21PM Andrew Auernheimer Case Uncomfortably Similar To Aaron Swartz Case
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @06:29PM Canadian Court Rejects US Demand For Full Access To Megaupload Servers
Friday January 04, 2013 @02:14PM Legislators: 'Spaceport America Could Become a Ghost Town'
Thursday January 03, 2013 @05:27PM New Sony Patent Blocks Second Hand Games
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @04:43PM Apple Files Patent For "Active Stylus" For Use With Capacitive Touchscreens
Wednesday January 02, 2013 @02:08AM What Could Have Been In the Public Domain Today, But Isn't
Sunday December 30, 2012 @01:01PM Autonomy Chief Says Whitman Is Watering Down HP Fraud Claims
Sunday December 30, 2012 @12:35PM Meg Whitman waters-down her claims that Autonomy defrauded HP
Thursday December 27, 2012 @03:03PM Samsung Retaliates Against Ericsson With Patent Complaint
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @09:06PM UK Court Invalidates Motorola Message Syncing Patents
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @09:05PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Anti-Spam Service Extortion?
Friday December 21, 2012 @10:05PM UK Gov't Plans To Give 'Greater Freedom To Use Copyright Works'
Friday December 21, 2012 @11:49AM Net Neutrality Bill Aimed at ISP Data Caps Introduced in U.S. Senate

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