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Swedish man behind BlackShades malware pleads guilty in US court

Feb 19, 2015 3:30 pm

Co-creator of the BlackShades malware pleads guilty, and faces up to 10 years in prison

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Russian citizen pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

Feb 18, 2015 5:20 pm

Russian citizen Vladimir Drinkman faces numerous charges, and a lengthy prison sentence if convicted, after serving as part of an international hacker ring

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Sony going to court over unauthorized use of song in 'The Interview'

Dec 29, 2014 11:33 am

Sony in more trouble as an artist sues them for the illegal use of a song

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Sony threatens Twitter with legal action over published hack details

Dec 23, 2014 9:35 pm

Sony threatens to drag Twitter into court over leaked data being shared on the popular social networking website

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Noe Iniguez becomes first person sentenced under CA revenge porn law

Dec 7, 2014 8:52 pm

Los Angeles man Noe Iniguez is the first person to be sentenced under the California 'revenge porn' law

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Actor who wore Donkey Kong suit suing Nintendo for medical problems

Dec 3, 2014 9:32 pm

Nintendo must defend itself against the person who wore a Donkey Kong suit for live promotions

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Nintendo, Philips end patent disputes, and sign patent agreement

Dec 2, 2014 11:43 pm

It would appear the legal patent dispute between Nintendo and Philips is now over, with both companies agreeing to a new patent license agreement

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Kim Dotcom says he is broke, spent millions on his legal defense

Nov 27, 2014 3:34 am

Kim Dotcom has spent millions on his legal defense, and reportedly faces prison time in New Zealand

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Monkey selfie at center of copyright battle

Aug 7, 2014 10:20 am

Photographer doesn't own copyright to monkey selfie because he didn't press the shutter button

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Court gives preliminary approval on $450 million Apple eBook settlemen

Aug 4, 2014 1:03 pm

Apple eBook price fixing settlement wins preliminary approval, Apple still fighting ruling and may not have to pay

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Microsoft sues Samsung for failing to pay patent royalties

Aug 4, 2014 11:00 am

Microsoft has sued Samsung in US court for refusing to pay patent royalties after Nokia handset division purchase

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US judge orders Microsoft to turn over email stored in Ireland

Aug 1, 2014 10:30 am

Microsoft has been ordered to turn data over to a US court that is stored in Ireland, which is a violation of EU law

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Ex F1 boss takes legal action against Google over sex photos

Jul 30, 2014 8:00 pm

Max Mosley, the son of the ex British Union of Fascists, is taking legal action against Google over compromising pictures that can be found online

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Google approves only about 50% of right to be forgotten requests

Jul 25, 2014 10:20 am

Source claiming to be familiar with Google operations says it has only granted half of right to be forgotten requests

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GM estimates settlement for ignition switch defect victims at $1.2bn

Jul 24, 2014 11:01 am

GM has earmarked $1.2 billion USD to compensate victims of the ignition switch issue with some GM vehicles

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FTC says Amazon let kids make unauthorized in-app purchases

Jul 11, 2014 10:15 am

Amazon makes it too easy for kids to make unauthorized purchases according to FTC complaint filed in US court

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Tesla gets sued in China for trademark infringement

Jul 10, 2014 3:02 pm

Tesla faces new legal problems in China with trademark infringement suit pending

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Uber driver allegedly flees authorities with three passengers onboard

Jul 10, 2014 10:33 am

Uber driver fled authorities with three passengers onboard, matter under investigation by Uber and authorities

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Apple loses patent case in China clearing way for more legal action

Jul 9, 2014 11:00 am

Apple patent case loss in China opens door for more legal action against the firm, appeal is in the works in China

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Man fined for defacing ex-girlfriend's Facebook page

Jul 2, 2014 7:12 pm

In a landmark ruling, a man in Ireland has been made to pay a fine after being found guilty of maliciously defacing a woman's Facebook profile

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Facebook ICO probe in UK to investigate user experiment legality

Jul 2, 2014 11:00 am

Facebook faces probe in the UK for toying with user's emotions in experiment conducted in 2012

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Intel loses appeal against $1.44 billion fine in EU

Jun 12, 2014 10:33 am

Intel loses appeal in attempt to get massive $1.44 billion fine thrown out in the EU, court says regulators weren't overly harsh with the fine

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Google launches form for people exercising their right to be forgotten

May 30, 2014 10:18 am

Google launches special form for people in Europe who want information to be removed from search listings so they can exercise their right to be forgotten

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FCC wins approval for rural broadband subsidies from appeals court

May 26, 2014 12:08 pm

The FCC has been granted the right to use telephone subsidies to help the rollout of broadband to rural communities around the US

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Snapchat settles FTC charges regarding deceptive privacy practices

May 8, 2014 8:52 pm

Snapchat and the FTC agree to settle a case in which the popular messaging app was caught doing bad things with user personal data

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