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hughye
5 weeks ago

German magazine and newspaper publishers are suing Google for 11% of revenue made “directly or indirectly” from including their content in search results. I...

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MGaluzzi
7 weeks ago

I’m very concerned that the FCC is going to create a two tiered system where we have a slow internet for companies that don’t pay ISPs extra and a fast one...

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jack12
8 weeks ago

I'm a fairly private sort of guy - generally use TOR, real name isn't jack12, etc. In my opinion it is too easy to find personal information through online...

TravisT
13 weeks ago

Is there a source that lists the various laws regarding notification of data breaches in each state? It would be preferable if it was a plain language site...

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stylor
25 weeks ago

The FCC said that it wants to reclassify ISPs as common carriers so that it can enforce net neutrality rules. There is intense opposition to net neutrality...

Microsoft filed suit against Samsung on Friday, claiming the device maker has backed out of an agreement that requires it to pay licensing fees to Microsoft for the Android phones it sells.
A U.S. district court judge has given preliminary approval for Apple to pay a US$450 million settlement for its role in an e-books price-fixing conspiracy.
Oregon's effort to transition its health insurance exchange from a problem-wracked website originally developed by Oracle to the federal Healthcare.gov platform is going according to schedule and expectations, state officials said this week.
A German copyright law that gives publishers the exclusive right to the commercial use of their content online is unconstitutional according to Yahoo, which has filed a complaint with Germany's Federal Constitutional Court.
Privacy campaign group Europe-v-Facebook is inviting Facebook users outside the U.S. and Canada to join a lawsuit against the company, which it alleges violates privacy laws.
Some of those seeking to scrub their histories from the Web under Europe's "right to be forgotten" rule are being economical with the truth when making their requests, Google said Thursday.
A U.S. district court judge has ruled against Microsoft in the company's effort to oppose a U.S. government search warrant for emails stored in Ireland.
An internal CIA investigation has determined its employees improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee while it was working on a report about the agency's post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a report by McClatchy.
The European Commission is stepping up its inquiry into Google's alleged anti-competitive behavior in the market for mobile software, making a formal investigation into the company's Android business more likely, according to a report.
The Internet domain name for a country doesn't belong to that country -- nor to anyone, according to ICANN.
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