Legal

Apple’s acquisition of Beats has been approved by the E.U.

The European Commission has authorized Apple’s $3 billion takeover of Beats, according to an official statement. The organization was tasked with...
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Numerous FISA judges are also Verizon shareholders

It looks as if the judges who operate the gateway between the NSA and the cable companies may not be as...
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Bose sues Beats over noise-cancelling headphones

There are many headphone companies around, although when it comes to “luxury” headphones, brands like Bose and Beats probably comes to...
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Russia is offering a $100,000 bounty to identify Tor users

The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs announced a 3.9 million ruble ($111,290) bounty for anyone who finds a solution that would...
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eBay is facing a class-action lawsuit over its data breach

eBay faces a class action suit in a U.S. federal court over a security breach earlier this year. The consumer privacy...
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Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit by 20,000 of its employees

Apple is seen by many as a company that you’d seize the opportunity to work for, but apparently that’s not always...
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China now requires app developers to register with their real names

China has embarked on a “clean-up” of mobile internet services, and now app developers are the government’s next target. The Ministry...
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Google has 18 months to comply with European privacy regulations

The relationship between Google and Italy hasn’t always been an easy one. Four years ago, three managers at Google’s Italian subsidiary...
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The UK is working to educate internet users on the illegality of piracy

A new scheme aimed at redeeming the UK’s illegal file-sharers from their law-breaking ways will see emails sent out to persistent...
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New York has proposed the nation’s first comprehensive Bitcoin regulation

The New York Department of Financial Services has released it’s first draft of Bitcoin regulation in the form of BitLicenses, the...
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Apple has agreed to pay a$450 million settlement over an ebook lawsuit

Apple has provisionally agreed to a $450 million settlement over an ebook price-fixing lawsuit, saying it will make the payment if...
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Congress just dealt a massive blow to municipal broadband

US Representative, Marsha Blackburn, wants to make sure the Federal Communications Commission never interferes with a “state’s right” to protect private...
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Germany may soon begin regulating tech giants like utilities

Has Google reached the point where it needs to be regulated like a utility? At least one German governmental agency is...
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A Chinese man has been accused of hacking Boeing and Lockheed Martin

The US Department of Justice announced late Friday that a Chinese businessman has been charged with hacking into the computer systems...
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The White House has declined to help Tesla battle state regulators

Last June, a petition filed on the White House’s “We The People” site about direct-to-consumer car sales took less than a...
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A jury has found Apple not guilty of infringing on live-streaming patents

Following a two-week trial in San Jose, California, a jury reached a verdict Friday afternoon finding that Apple doesn’t infringe a...
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Beats is suing Chinese counterfeiters for billions of dollars

The people behind Beats are about to rake in several billion dollars in a deal with Apple, but before that the...
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This proposed bill would replace physical regulatory stamps with digital ones

A new proposal introduced in the US Senate called the “E-Label Act” would allow electronics manufacturers the option of using “digital”...
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