Justice

President Biden Targets Tech Monolopies, Data Collection

Sweeping executive order signed by US President Joe Biden on Friday targets tech giant domination, broadband provision, data collection, right…

3 months ago

Facebook Joins Trillion Dollar Club, As FTC Complaint Dismissed

Social network Facebook wins dismissal of US states and FTC antitrust lawsuit, which triggers share rise above $1 trillion

4 months ago

Court Denies HSBC Publication Ban In Meng Wanzhou Case

Canadian court denies Huawei request for publication ban on documents received from HSBC, as Meng Wanzhou extradition case continues

4 months ago

Brothers Deny Involvement In $3.6bn South African Bitcoin ‘Heist’

Two brothers who operated cryptocurrency investment firm Africrypt deny involvement in 'hack' that made off with billions of pounds' worth…

4 months ago

Amazon, Google Face CMA Investigation Over Fake Reviews

Thorny problem of fake reviews faces an official investigation, with the removal efforts of Amazon and Google being examined by…

4 months ago

US Takes Aim At Big Tech, Approves Breakup Antitrust Bill

Big tech firms face real breakup threat after one draft antitrust bill in US House of Representative gains official approval

4 months ago

Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Jail

John McAfee is found dead in prison cell, hours after the Spanish High Court approved his extradition to the United…

4 months ago

Spanish Court Approves John McAfee Extradition To US

Cyber security pioneer John McAfee is to be extradited to the United States from Spain on tax fraud charges, but…

4 months ago

FSB Head Says Russia Will Help US Locate Hackers

No place to hide? Head of FSB security agency has reportedly said Russia will work with the United States to…

4 months ago

European Commission Opens Google Advertising Probe

Official antitrust investigation opened into alleged anticompetitive conduct by Google in the online advertising tech sector

4 months ago

SpaceX Warned Over Spacecraft Launch Violations

Local authorities in Texas warn Elon Musk's SpaceX over repeated violations of state laws during the launches of spacecraft

4 months ago

European Court Backs National Watchdog Data Enforcement

Blow for Irish data protection watchdog, as Europe's top court rules it is no longer the only data enforcer across…

4 months ago

Trump ‘Subpoenaed Apple, Microsoft For Data On Rivals’

Apple changes rules for responding to government data requests after previous administration used subpoenas to gather data on rival Democratic…

4 months ago

US Bills Target Tech Giants’ Unchecked Power

Five draft bills in US House of Representative build on last years' antitrust hearings with measures that target tech giants'…

4 months ago

Google To Halt Charges For Alternative Search Engines On Android

Google is to allow other search engines to be offered on Android for free, after cancelling the default search preference…

4 months ago

Sting Operation With Underworld App, Results In Hundreds Of Arrests

Police around the world have arrested more than 800 people after using encrypted messaging app An0m developed by law enforcement

4 months ago

DoJ Recovers Most Of Colonial Pipeline Ransom

Follow the money. US Dept of Justice has seized most of the ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline to DarkSide ransomware…

5 months ago

Facebook Faces UK, European Antitrust Probes

Double whammy. The United Kingdom and European Commission have launched two seperate, but formal antitrust investigations of Facebook

5 months ago

Tech Groups File Lawsuit Against Florida Social Media Law

Court challenge by NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association against Florida social networking law

5 months ago

Tech Giants Paid $96 Billion Less Tax Than Stated, Campaigners Allege

Amazon has disputed calculations by the Fair Tax Foundation as “extremely misleading”, after report targets 'Silicon Six'

5 months ago

Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operation

West Midland police raid industrial estate location stealing electricity on a drugs warrant, but location was mining cryptocurrency, not growing…

5 months ago

Amazon Sued By Washington DC’s Attorney General

District of Columbia alleges Amazon broke antitrust laws by insisting third-party sellers not offer better deals on other platforms

5 months ago

Colonial Pipeline CEO Confirms Ransom Payment

Despite paying the ransom to cyber criminals, some internal Colonial Pipeline systems are still reportedly not functioning

5 months ago

Amazon Extends Police Ban On Facial Recognition

With the deadline of its one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software fast approaching, Amazon makes ban…

5 months ago

Google Fined 100 Million Euros By Italian Antitrust Regulator

Stiff penalty imposed by Italian watchdog over Google's alleged decision to restrict access of one Italian firm to its Android…

5 months ago

Apple Vs Epic Games Court Battle Continues

Second day of courtroom showdown in the US reveals Epic Games management would have accepted a special commission deal with…

6 months ago

EU Charges Apple Over App Store ‘Monopoly’

European Commission says Apple breaches EU competition law by levelling 'high' fees on music streaming services while promoting its own…

6 months ago

Judge Refuses To Dismiss AWS Claim Of Trump JEDI Interference

Failure for attempt by Microsoft and US DoJ to dismiss complaint from Amazon Web Services about Trump's JEDI contract interference

6 months ago

Former Post Office Boss Apologises After Horizon Scandal

Fallout continues after Horizon IT scandal, with the former Post Office chief executive stepping down from other executive roles

6 months ago

Turkish Crypto Exchange Boss Flees Country Amidst $2bn Fraud Probe

Chief executive of Turkish cryptocurrency trading platform Thodex flees to Albania as estimated $2bn in investors' assets reportedly lost

6 months ago