Legal

Amazon is bypassing free delivery bans in France by only charging a penny

Amazon is countering a law in France banning free shipping, by charging customers a single euro cent for orders. The law,...
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Google has already received over 70,000 “right to be forgotten” requests

It wasn’t too long ago that the European courts had ruled that Google had to comply with requests from users for...
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The FCC wants to require closed captions for online video clips

Right now, companies are required to provide captions for full online videos that first aired on TV. But if those videos...
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Amazon has petitioned the FAA to allow it to test its own drones

Amazon has filed a petition with the FAA asking the agency to allow expanded testing of the company’s Prime Air drones....
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Dish Network is urging the FCC to reject the Comcast-Time Warner deal

In a memo from Dish Network’s Senior Vice President and Deputy General Council Jeffrey Blum to the Federal Communications Commission, a...
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The FTC is suing Amazon over in-app purchases

Amazon is now a part of the Federal Trade Commission’s investigations into technology corporations with mobile application marketplaces unlawfully billing parents...
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China’s mobile providers are cutting marketing expenses by $6.5 billion

Under the requirements of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, China’s three leading telecom carriers, China...
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The Senate committee has approved a mobile phone unlocking bill

The US Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve legislation that would allow mobile phone owners to unlock their devices for...
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Apple has turned the FTC’s eye towards Google over in-app purchases

It wasn’t too long ago that Apple landed themselves in a spot of trouble over in-app purchases, something which they were...
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A Chinese businessman is suing Tesla Motors for trademark infringement

All large companies are plagued at some point in their lives by copyright claims and patent infringement lawsuits. For this reason,...
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The US Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a new cybersecurity bill

The US Senate Intelligence Committee approved Tuesday a cybersecurity bill that would pave the way for sharing of information between government...
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South Korea is forcing Apple and Google to revise their app refund policies

It seems that South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has issued an order for both Google as well as Apple to make...
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All personal data on Russian citizens must now be stored in Russia

A new law passed by Russian parliament today requires that internet companies store the personal data of Russian users inside the...
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Drug companies may soon be required to tweet their products’ side effects

The FDA has proposed a new set of social media guidelines that will require drug companies to tweet their products’ side-effects...
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A privacy watchdog is complaining to the FTC about Facebook’s “experiment”

Here’s a surprise: Sheryl Sandberg’s non-apology for the experiment in which Facebook tweaked nearly 700,000 people’s News Feeds to determine the...
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Apple is no longer allowed to use the term”patent troll” in court

There are companies out there who do nothing but own patents and buy up patents from other companies. They tend use...
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A fifth of the world’s top websites are being blocked by the UK’s web filters

Remember UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s China Lite web blockade, the one that was set up to keep British children from...
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Amazon is taking the FTC to court over policy change demands

Amazon is refusing to comply with a request from the Federal Trade Commission to implement stricter controls that would prevent children...
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