Legal

US House Approves Bill Requiring Warrant To Search Old Emails

Tech companies urged the Senate to back the measure tightening controls on law enforcement email searches

4 years ago

Apple, Google, and Microsoft Back Legal Challenge Against Trump Immigration Order

A cohort of tech firms said the order causes economic damage to the US

4 years ago

Teenager Pleads Guilty To TalkTalk Hack Offences

17 year old hacker says he was just "showing off" when he caused major data breach at TalkTalk

4 years ago

Ex-Autonomy CFO Is Indicted For Fraud

US federal authorities have accused Autonomy's former finance chief of carrying out a 'scheme' to deceive investors, regulators and HP

4 years ago

EU-US Privacy Shield Faces European Legal Challenge

Irish privacy campaign group files legal challenge, arguing Privacy Shield is not strong enough

5 years ago

AI ‘Judge’ Can Predict Outcome Of Human Rights Court Cases

A British study suggests artificial intelligence could quickly spot fact patterns likely to lead to particular decisions

5 years ago

EU Telecoms Proposals Stir Fierce Debate

The draft text could mean better broadband infrastructure, while clamping down on online copyright and encrypted communications

5 years ago

Microsoft Wins Landmark Cloud Case Over Emails Stored In Ireland

Microsoft will not be forced to hand over communications held in servers outside of the United States, a court ruled…

5 years ago

EC Slaps Google With More Antitrust “Objections”

European Commission expands its probe of Google's shopping and advertising services with additional "objections"

5 years ago

Oracle Told To Pay HPE £2.3bn For Itanium Damages

Another legal setback for Oracle after Californian jury orders it to pay hefty damages for Itanium cancellation

5 years ago

Open Rights Group: Brexit Puts UK Citizen Digital Rights At Risk

UK exit from European Union could place British citizen's digital rights in jeopardy, says Open Right Group

5 years ago

Apple Cranks iOS Encryption In Face Of FBI Flak

All iOS applications will be required to use Secure HTTP by the end of this year, with a few exceptions

5 years ago

EU Watchdog: EU-US Privacy Shield Is ‘Not Robust Enough’

The new transatlantic data transfer agreement is likely to be defeated in EU court just as Safe Harbour was, argues…

5 years ago

What Google’s Victory In Java Case Signifies To The IT World

ANALYSIS: Following court loss to Google over Java and the exit of a key Linux thought leader, Oracle must regain…

5 years ago

Apple Challenges Bid To Block iMessage, Facetime

The company argues its customers would be harmed by removing iMessage, Facetime and VPN On Demand from its devices

5 years ago

Huawei Sues Samsung Over Alleged Smartphone Patent Infringement

Huawei, the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer, tells Samsung, the biggest, that enough is enough in patent dispute

5 years ago

Google ‘Faces £2.3bn EC Fine’ For Alleged Search Dominance Abuse

The Commission is reportedly set to levy a record-breaking €3bn fine over Google's abuse of its search dominance

5 years ago

Mozilla Tells FBI To Reveal Firefox Security Vulnerability

FBI allegedly discovered Mozilla Firefox flaw when investigating child porn websites

5 years ago

Oracle, Google Return To The Courtroom Over Android

Epic copyright showdown returns to court, six years after Oracle vs Google battle first went legal

5 years ago

Facebook Blocked From Taking Biometric Data From Users

California court rules that social media giant should not have access to personal details garnered from photographs

5 years ago

Microsoft, Google Officially Agree To End Lawsuits

Regulatory disputes referred to 18 cases across US and Germany

5 years ago

Oracle, Google CEO Talks Fail To Deliver Settlement

The two companies' chief executives met for six hours, but failed to resolve their differences over Java's use in Android

5 years ago

Europe ‘Readies’ Formal Android Antitrust Charges

Google showdown with the European Commission deepens as regulators finalise Android antitrust charges

5 years ago

Panama Papers Breach Reveals Astonishingly Lax Network Security

ANALYSIS: While the vast quantity of information revealed in the breach of the Mossack Fonseca law firm far exceeds the…

5 years ago

SEC Orders Amazon Shareholder Vote Over Gender Pay

Amazon shareholders ordered to vote on proposal over salaries between men and women employees

5 years ago

Qualcomm Agrees To Pay $7.5m China Bribery Fine

Chipmaker reportedly hired relatives of Chinese officials and splashed out on gifts for telecoms executives

5 years ago

US Justice Request For Apple To Unlock Suspect’s iPhone Is Rejected

US federal judge's decision not to require Apple to unlock iPhone in drugs case lends weight to Apple's side in…

5 years ago

Apple Tells US Court FBI Request Violates Free Speech

The iPad maker asks court to reserve its order to help the FBI hack into the iPhone of a terrorist…

5 years ago

Anonymous Hacker Arrested After Rescue By Disney Ship

You couldn't make it up! Rescued at sea by a Disney cruise ship, Anonymous hacker then arrested by the Feds

5 years ago

Streetmap’s Loss Against Google A ‘Blow For British Start-Ups’

The High Court ruling means it will be more difficult for small businesses to bring competition cases against dominant players,…

5 years ago