Legal

China has arrested 15,000 people for alleged Internet crimes

Shortly after China announced that it would be installing “Internet police” in many of the tech companies and websites based in the country...
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Apple may not be trying to kill off free music streaming after all

Even before Apple Music was launched, antitrust regulators in Europe and the United States began investigating whether or not the company had...
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Should we allow businesses to launch counter-attacks against hackers?

They say the best defense is a good offense, so why aren’t we letting corporations launch counter-attacks against hackers? That’s the question...
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The Senate wants to prevent your vehicle from being hacked

Getting hacked has never been a good thing, but it’s never been life-threatening either. However, now that hackers have proven without...
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Half of Silicon Valley is coming to help Samsung fight Apple

Coming to Samsung’s aid in the company’s ongoing patent dispute with Apple is… well… everybody. With a cornucopia of tech giants...
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The NHTSA wants to ensure regulations don’t stifle self-driving cars

As we grow ever closer to a world where autonomous vehicles are driving on the same public roads as human-driven vehicles,...
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Aereo-esque television rebroadcasting might not be dead after all

Aereo was responsible for bringing the idea of television rebroadcasting to the public’s attention, but unfortunately, this was mostly due to the...
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Toshiba’s serious legal troubles could cost the company billions

In a scandal that will most likely result in the company’s board members and CEO being forced to resign, Toshiba is being investigated for...
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Releasing music on Tidal might cost Lil Wayne $50 million in damages

Another week, another controversy surrounding Jay-Z’s struggling music streaming service, Tidal. This time the controversy is legal in nature, as the service’s decision to debut...
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Amazon doesn’t want individual states to have a say in drone regulations

Few companies have as much reason to be interested in America’s drone regulations than Amazon, as the company has some big...
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Apple is already facing antitrust investigations regarding Apple Music

Well that was quick. Apple’s music streaming service hasn’t even launched yet but the company is already being investigated by antitrust regulators...
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Ellen Pao want’s a $2.7 million settlement from Kleiner Perkins

Elen Pao may have lost her widely-discussed gender discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins, but it’s still well within her power to appeal...
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Silicon Valley’s big gender discrimination lawsuit isn’t over yet

Just because a San Francisco jury voted in favor of Kleiner Perkins doesn’t mean Ellen Pao is done with her gender discrimination...
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Jawbone is suing Fitbit for allegedly stealing company secrets

What better way to ruin the mood ahead of Fitbit’s upcoming IPO than a massive lawsuit? That’s exactly what the company’s...
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Amazon has finally decided to start paying sales taxes in Europe

Corporations trying to avoid taxes is nothing new, in fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a multi-billion dollar company that doesn’t have...
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The Pirate Bay’s co-founder is appealing Sweden’s domain seizure

In a major victory for the entertainment industry last week, two of the Pirate Bay’s key domains were seized by the...
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The NSA is shutting down its phone surveillance program

With government authorization, the NSA has been able to collect data on virtually every phone call made by United States citizens...
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The Philippines is the first country to know how to handle Uber

Startups are always claiming to be “disruptive,” but few have managed to cause as much legal controversy and trouble as Uber has managed...
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